Session call includes tax increases, authority to lay off workers
By Jeff Jenkins, WV MetroNews
JULIAN, W.Va. — Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin’s special session call for the state legislature includes three proposed tax increases, sweeping unused money in various accounts, dipping into the Rainy Day Fund and a bill allowing him to layoff state workers, if necessary.
The call was issued late Thursday with the special session set to begin Monday. Gov. Tomblin told...