Tomblin: No special session until there’s a budget agreement
By Phil Kabler, Staff Writer Gazette-Mail
Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin said Wednesday he doesn’t plan to call the West Virginia Legislature into special session to pass the 2016-17 state budget until there’s agreement on how to close a $270 million budget shortfall — and he said that hasn’t happened yet.
“I think there’s a spirit to come together and work, but there’s not been an...