W.Va. lawmakers nix school funding cuts to 'growth' counties
by Matthew Umstead
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — West Virginia lawmakers have rejected Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin's proposal to cut funding to "growth" county school districts, but concern remains on whether the changes ultimately will be undone.
House Bill 2478, which was reported out of the Senate Education Committee on Wednesday, originally proposed cuts of about $2.5 million in funding allocated to county...