Lawmakers, education associations share frustration about financial situation
By Alex Thomas, WV MetroNews
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Sen. Richard Ojeda, D-Logan, compared the anger among public employees in recent weeks to a powder keg, adding state lawmakers fear it is “about to go off.”
“These people are tired,” he said. “They aren’t making it month to month. Teachers are cutting their medication in half.”
Ojeda was one of six...