West Virginia’s budget — from bad to worse
Hoppy Kercheval, Talkline host
Humorist Will Rogers said, “Last year we said, ‘things can’t go on like this,’ and they didn’t; they got worse.”
That sums up where West Virginia is now with its budget predicament. Jim Justice talked a lot during the campaign about the state’s fiscal challenges and how he would bring a fresh approach to the problem. He frequently reminded voters that it really wasn’t going to be...