Legislature passes bill to help Boone pay school workers
Ryan Quinn , Staff Writer
The House of Delegates voted 72-19 Tuesday to approve a bill to give Boone County Schools the extra money that county officials said they need to give employees their final paychecks on time this month.
The state Senate approved the bill (SB 1010) Monday, and it heads to Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin’s desk for a signature. At the start of this month, Tomblin expanded the special session call to allow lawmakers to consider the bill.
The bill would provide the Boone public school system about $2.2 million more for this fiscal year, which ends June 30.
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