The state legislature in WV is a part-time position. Just like you, Jim Butler has to maintain a "regular" job in order to pay the bills. Jim is a small excavating contractor, working for his friends and neighbors for 30 years. This helps him stay in contact with constituents. Jim is a very family-oriented person. His wife and children are involved in every aspect of his life, including politics; they are also very active in community. Jim loves his dog and farm animals, you may even see them at different functions. Jim is also know for his classic car hobby.