By Jonathan Mattise
The Associated Press
CHARLESTON — West Virginia lawmakers are ironing out kinks in an election-year budget that avoids tax hikes and gives public workers raises.
But before statehouse leaders can tout the positives, they’ll begrudgingly look to dig into millions of dollars in savings.
A dreary budget picture looms over the 2014 midterm elections in the House of Delegates, where Democrats hold a slim six-seat edge over Republicans. In West...