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W.Va. 150th anniversary celebration at Capitol cost $138,285
Reported by: Associated Press
Thursday, December 19, 2013 7:32 AM EST
The West Virginia Sesquicentennial Commission spent $138,285 for a four-day celebration of the state's 150th anniversary at the Capitol.
Other expenses included $21,400 for souvenirs and $21,000 for musical entertainment.
The celebration in June also included nightly fireworks, a parade and a car show.
The commission also provided $233,000 in grants to other celebrations across the state.
Information from: Charleston Daily Mail, http://www.dailymail.com