Endorsed by Trump


Largest Tax Cut in State History

Enacted the largest state tax cut in state history, which will return over $750 million to hardworking West Virginians through income tax cuts, car tax rebates, and small business property tax rebates.

A Pro-Life Champion

West Virginians for Life honored and recognized Governor Justice for signing more pro-life bills into law than any governor in state history, including bold legislation stopping nearly all abortions in West Virginia. He provided $ 1 million in funding for pregnancy resource centers and increased the adoption tax credit.

Second Amendment

Governor Justice has hunted and fished all his life and strongly supports the Second Amendment. The National Rifle Association said he has done more to protect the Second Amendment than any Governor in recent history. Most recently, Justice signed the Campus Self-Defense Act allowing law-abiding gun owners with concealed carry permits to take firearms onto public college and university campuses.

Conservative Courts and Judges

Appointed a rock-solid conservative majority to the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia, created the Intermediate Court of Appeals of West Virginia to bring fairness to our legal system, and appointed a conservative majority to the new court.

West Virginia is a Tourism Destination

Launched the “Almost Heaven” tourism campaign to showcase West Virginia, invested hundreds of millions of dollars to upgrade state parks and recreation areas, and supported the New River Gorge National Park, making West Virginia a top vacation spot.

Teachers, School Personnel, and State Employee Raises

Raised the salaries for teachers, school service personnel, state employees, and West Virginia State Police numerous times.

Taking Care of West Virginians

No West Virginian should go hungry. Governor Justice has prioritized millions annually in funding for food banks across West Virginia, including $10 million to establish the Posey Perry Emergency Food Bank Fund and 43 new meal delivery vehicles for the Meals on Wheels program.

Supporting Our Veterans

As a strong supporter of our veterans, Governor Justice exempted military retirement income from state income tax, enacted a property tax rebate for disabled military veterans, awarded $5.5 million for the veteran’s nursing home in Clarksburg, funded 25 vans to transport disabled or injured veterans to medical appointments, and dedicated the largest Gold Star Families Memorial Monument in the world at the State Capitol Complex.

Supporting Coal, Oil, and Natural Gas

Cut the severance tax on coal, oil, and natural gas in West Virginia to encourage the development and utilization of more natural resources in West Virginia.

Roads to Prosperity

Championed the Roads to Prosperity program, which transformed West Virginia’s roads, highways, and bridges by investing billions of dollars in new highway projects and repairs across West Virginia.

Record Budget Surpluses

After inheriting a $500 million budget deficit, Governor Jim Justice has led the state to consistently record-setting billion-dollar budget surpluses by using his lifelong experience as a businessman to make West Virginia more business-friendly.

Jobs & Hope for West Virginians

Created the Jobs and Hope West Virginia Program, which offers support through a statewide collaboration of agencies that provide West Virginians in recovery the opportunity to obtain career training and secure meaningful employment.

Competing on the World Stage

West Virginia is finally competing on the world stage and recruiting world-class companies to our state, as shown in several major economic development announcements, including Nucor Steel, Klockner Pentaplast, Proctor & Gamble, Blue Rock Manufacturing, Speedway Motors, Sheetz, Clearway Energy Group, North American Millwright, Clorox, Infor, Hino, West Virginia Methanol, TeMa, CS Global Group, and Commercial Metals Company, Omnis Building Technologies, Clean Vision Corporation, to name just a few.

Communities in Schools

Started and expanded the Communities In Schools program to reach tens of thousands of students across West Virginia. The initiative forges community partnerships and brings resources into schools to help remove barriers to student learning to keep all students in school and ultimately graduating.

Cleaning Up Our Communities

Worked with our counties and cities to deploy millions to remove blighted, abandoned, and dilapidated structures across West Virginia to make our communities safer, increase property values, and attract investment.

Billion Dollar Broadband Expansion

Announced nearly $1 billion state investment in major broadband improvements, connecting hundreds of thousands of West Virginia homes to world-class broadband connectivity over the next decade.