Special session begins Monday; Cole calls Tomblin’s tax proposals to balance budget a ‘non-starter’
By Matt Maccaro, WV MetroNews
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Add Sen. President and GOP gubernatorial nominee Bill Cole to the list of Republicans in the legislature who aren’t pleased with Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin’s plan to balance the state budget.
Tomblin has proposed three separate tax increases — tobacco, telecommunications and sales taxes heading into Monday’s...