Last month, Congress allowed the CARES Act’s $600 boost to weekly unemployment benefits to expire. It was replaced with a temporary and inadequate executive order providing funding for enhanced benefits that West Virginia has applied for but has yet to receive. And now, another unemployment provision of the CARES Act is about to run out […]
Charleston Gazette-Mail – A Citizens Guide to Climate Change, a 16-page report on the impending climate crisis and summaries of potential solutions proposed to counter it, has been released by the newly formed West Virginia Climate Alliance. “This guide is the beginning of a dialog with West Virginians,” said Charleston’s Perry Bryant, a member of […]
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.
West Virginians' wages raised, increasing pay by $156.8 million annually.
People in the Mountain State gained access to health care because of Medicaid expansion.
Budget-busting tax cuts stopped thanks to efforts closing tax loopholes.
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