Many of those who supported this increase were concerned about a possible veto due to technical concerns about how the bill might impact local governments. Tomblin, however, along with Senate President Kessler and House Speaker Miley, promised to deal with any problems in a special legislative session in May.
Here's the governor's press release.
What a relief. I've been on edge for over a week. This is a huge win for working families. Thanks to all who supported this!