Day 1 of special session: lawmakers try to get arms around budget problems
By Jeff Jenkins, WV MetroNews
The first day of the special legislative session on state budget issues Monday produced some big numbers and a lot of questions.
Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin called the 134 members of the House of Delegates and state Senate to Charleston to deal with a $111 million revenue shortfall in the current state budget and to pass a budget for next fiscal year that...