Measure to help Boone schools remains up in the air
By Matt Maccaro, WV MetroNews
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The state Legislature passed a budget Thursday night but never took up a request added to the agenda by Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin to give $2.1 million to the Boone County school system to finish the current year.
The Boone County system has lost $9.3 million in property tax revenue in recent months because of the collapse of the coal industry, mainly linked...