W.Va. House kills tobacco tax hike
By Lacie Pierson, The Herald-Dispatch
CHARLESTON - The West Virginia House of Delegates has voted against increasing the state’s tobacco tax.
With a vote of 44-55 the proposed increase died in the House Thursday afternoon after almost of debate.
Senate Bill 1005, the tobacco tax increase, was the only revenue measure proposed during the current special legislative session to gain traction among legislators....