PEIA board tries to bring ‘certainty’ to budget impasse
By Jeff Jenkins, WV MetroNews
The state PEIA Finance Board voted Wednesday afternoon to re-approve $120 million in benefit reductions for next fiscal year for the state workers’ health insurance plan.
The board also approved a plan that would soften the changes by using $43.5 million in new cash proposed by Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin. The status of that proposal remains up in the air as the impasse...