Gov. Tomblin: Don’t raid WV Rainy Day Fund
By Eric Eyre, Staff Writer
Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin sent a strong message to West Virginia lawmakers Tuesday: Don’t raid the state’s Rainy Day reserve funds to balance the budget.
Tomblin indicated that he would veto any budget bill that strips more than a “few million dollars” from the state’s Rainy Day account.
“I prefer, first of all, not to take any out, but if I have to close the budget gap, I’d be able...