West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin vowed to continue seeking improvements for the state economy as he took the oath for his first full four-year term.
West Virginia Secretary of State Natalie Tenant, left, takes the oath of office as administered by W.Va. Supreme Court of Appeals Chief Justice Brent D. Benjamin, right, on Monday, Jan. 14, 2013, in Charleston, W.Va., prior to the inauguration of W.Va. Governor Earl Ray Tomblin. Tennant is joined by her husband W.Va. Senator Eric Wells, and her daughter Delaney Wells. This is Tennant's second term in office. (AP Photo/Randy Snyder)