West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice said money his family’s coal companies owe in West Virginia has been paid.
At a Monday news conference, West Virginia revenue officials said the obligations from Justice’s companies had been paid, including fines and taxes.
“The state is completely and totally satisfied with the resolution of these matters,” Revenue Secretary Dave Hardy said.
Justice didn’t say how much was owed and paid or whether the debt obligations were reduced as part of negotiations. He also noted it would likely be a few days before the liens were released by the county offices, making the settlement of the debts official.