WV lawmakers return, but no closer to budget deal
By Phil Kabler, Staff Writer, WV Gazette-Mail
Lawmakers were called back into session by Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin to try to come up with a 2016-17 budget.
On Monday, legislators opened a special session to pass West Virginia’s 2016-17 budget seemingly no closer to agreement on a $4.2 billion spending plan than when they left town at the end of the regular legislative session on March 15.
As the budget...