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A great place to start when looking for an overview on West Virginia government would be the West Virginia Legislature website. This is where you can check the status of bills, contact your state representatives, read the WV Code, view the joint committees, and watch videos from legislative sessions.
The West Virginia Legislature is a bicameral legislative body, which means that the Legislature is split between the upper Senate and the lower House of Delegates. The Legislature convenes in the state capital building in Charleston, WV.
West Virginia Legislature Quick Links
The U.S. Census Bureau QuickFacts - provides statistics for all states and counties, and for cities and towns with a population of 5,000 or more. QuickFacts on the State of West Virginia and Kanawha County.
Labor Market Information - Employment, unemployment, job information, economic indicators, and more for the State of WV. Information for employers, individuals, and researchers.
Supreme Court of Appeals for the State of West Virginia - Links to the Supreme Court, public resources, legal community, lower courts, and court administration.
West Virginia Law & Government Resources - Links to state agencies, boards, libraries and schools, and local government.
West Virginia Legal Materials - Maintained by Cornell University Law School. Find information on the WV Constitution and Legislation, Judiciary, Regulations and other Agency Materials, and miscellaneous state legal resources.
WV.gov - The official online portal for West Virginia government. Links to information about living in WV, education, working and employment, taxes, tourism and recreation, business, state employment, and local government. Provides links for contacting Governor Jim Justice and a list of WV State Agencies.