Who Pays? Rethinking West Virginia's Tax System Read More

Who Pays? Rethinking West Virginia's Tax System
It's Time to Raise the Natural Gas Severance Tax Read More

It's Time to Raise the Natural Gas Severance Tax
Adding Adult Dental Coverage to Medicaid Can Improve Health in West Virginia Read More

Adding Adult Dental Coverage to Medicaid Can Improve Health in West Virginia
The State of West Virginia's Immigrants Read More

The State of West Virginia's Immigrants

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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 […]

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Swift State and Federal Public Health Response to Covid 19 Critical

West Virginia faces unique challenges in the face of the COVID 19 crisis, namely an at-risk population for serious illness and complications. This is due to the state’s aging population and large percentage of residents with chronic health conditions. A Kaiser Family Foundation analysis put West Virginia at the highest percentage in the nation of […]

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Preparing for the Coronavirus Fiscal Fallout

Crises like the coronavirus outbreak create a double challenge for state governments. Demand for vital public services escalate just as the revenues to support those services take a major downturn. West Virginia is already in a tight budget situation, with resources stretched thin. Before the effects of the crisis were really felt, the state revenues […]

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