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2021 Budget Breakfast
New West Virginia Criminal Law Coalition Website Tracks Jail Populations and Cost for Counties Read More

New West Virginia Criminal Law Coalition Website Tracks Jail Populations and Cost for Counties
State of Working West Virginia 2020: The State of Racial Inequality Read More

State of Working West Virginia 2020: The State of Racial Inequality
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Plan To ‘Reimagine Appalachia’ Touts Jobs, Justice and Sustainability For The Ohio Valley

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West Virginia Has a Long Road Ahead to Full Recovery

We are now eight months into the COVID-19 pandemic that first started affecting West Virginia’s economy in late March. Since then, the state has experienced huge drops in employment and revenue, followed by a much smaller bounce back, with an influx of federal aid providing a boost. So how has West Virginia fared so far? […]

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Health
Politicians Who Want to Ditch Obamacare Say They’ll Protect West Virginians with Preexisting Conditions. But it’s Not that Easy.

Mountain State Spotlight – A blurry eye and a numb foot. Those were Rachel Montgomery’s earliest symptoms when she was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis about nine years ago. When she’s on medication, she lives normally. Without it, she loses her balance. Fatigue sets in and numbness spreads throughout her body. Read the full article. Montgomery is […]

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The High Cost Of Losing Harm Reduction in Kanawha County

This blog was guest written for WVCBP by Jill Kriesky, former associate director of the Southwest Pennsylvania Environmental Health Project and author of our upcoming report on the cost of the addiction epidemic in Kanawha County. Someone, let’s say your sister, partner, or friend, gets hooked on opioids or stimulants, or a combination of both. We […]

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