West Virginia’s Prescription Transparency Law Can Address Rising Drug Costs Read More

West Virginia’s Prescription Transparency Law Can Address Rising Drug Costs
Republican Attorneys General, DOJ Submit Briefs in 'Obamacare' Lawsuit Read More

Republican Attorneys General, DOJ Submit Briefs in 'Obamacare' Lawsuit
60,000 West Virginians Have Likely Lost Health Coverage Over the Past Month Read More

60,000 West Virginians Have Likely Lost Health Coverage Over the Past Month
Ted Boettner: WV Needs Planning, More Federal Money to Stay Afloat Read More

Ted Boettner: WV Needs Planning, More Federal Money to Stay Afloat

Featured Resources & Issues

Health
Kelly Allen: More Health Care, Not Less, Needed Amid Pandemic

Charleston Gazette-Mail – Around the country, states are seeing dramatic increases in Medicaid enrollment as furloughed workers and their dependents lose their job-based health insurance and turn to Medicaid for coverage during the coronavirus pandemic. Read op-ed. Since March, West Virginia has seen an increase in Medicaid enrollment of approximately 24,000 people, but that is […]

Read More
Budget
Sean O'Leary: Financial Aid to WV Crucial During Coronavirus

Charleston Gazette-Mail – A crisis like the coronavirus outbreak creates an immense amount of pressure on state and local government finances. Demand for vital public services escalates just as the revenue to support those services takes a major downturn. Read op-ed. West Virginia is already in a tight budget situation, with resources stretched thin. Before […]

Read More
WVCBP in the News
Advocates Call for Streamlined School Food Distributions

WV Metro News – Since the closure of public schools in West Virginia in the middle of March, food distributions to students who rely on school meals have taken various forms in the Mountain State’s 55 counties. Read. The disparities are a problem for some food security advocates. “When school is in session, West Virginia […]

Read More

Our Impact

For over a decade, the WVCBP has fought for a living wage, affordable and accessible health care, tax fairness, and communities where working families can prosper.

127k

West Virginians' wages raised, increasing pay by $156.8 million annually.

200k

People in the Mountain State gained access to health care because of Medicaid expansion.

$100M+

Budget-busting tax cuts stopped thanks to efforts closing tax loopholes.

Celebrating Our 10th Anniversary

Our research and analysis is designed to support informed public dialogue and policy in West Virginia, to advance the well-being of the state’s communities, and to promote and support the essential role of government in improving the state’s quality of life.

Donate Today!
Icon with two hands to donate today.
Donate

Help Us Make West Virginia a Better Place to Live

Subscribe Today!
Icon to subscribe.
Subscribe

Follow Our Newsletter to Stay Up to Date on Our Progress