Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin highlighted accomplishments made under his administration and vowed to continue seeking improvements over a full four-year term.
Tomblin gave an 18-minute speech Monday after taking his public oath of office during a ceremony at the state Capitol.
Tomblin mentioned the state's balanced budget and rainy day fund. He talked about tax cuts, including the state's food tax that is being eliminated next July.
And he says the state is less than four years from paying off its workers compensation debt.
Tomblin also vowed to protect