Kelly Allen: Direct Dollars Towards Need Read More

Kelly Allen: Direct Dollars Towards Need
Addressing Food Insecurity during a Pandemic Read More

Addressing Food Insecurity during a Pandemic
Exploring Police Spending in West Virginia Read More

Exploring Police Spending in West Virginia
Ted Boettner: WV Needs Planning, More Federal Money to Stay Afloat Read More

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

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Statement: Republican Plan Fails to Meet Needs of West Virginia Families or Match Scope of Unprecedented Economic Challenges

For Immediate Release Contact: Kelly Allen kallen@wvpolicy.org or 304-612-4180 Charleston, WV – The Republican COVID-19 relief plan unveiled yesterday fails to meet the significant needs facing West Virginia families and doesn’t address unprecedented state and local fiscal crises, which means it will make the recession longer and more painful, Kelly Allen, interim executive director of […]

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Leverage Medicaid to Strengthen our Recovery

July 30 marks the 55th anniversary of Medicaid. Medicaid is a powerhouse state-federal partnership, providing health coverage to over 560,000 West Virginians, bringing over $3 billion in federal health care funding into our state each year, and supporting hospitals and health care jobs all over the state. While always essential, Medicaid is especially effective during […]

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How to Best Use West Virginia's $1.25 Billion in CARES Act Funding

Last month, Governor Justice unveiled his plan for using the $1.25 billion in CARES Act funding that West Virginia received to help the state respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. Treasury Department guidance forbids states from using the funds to offset revenue losses due to the pandemic, limiting what states can do with the funding. This […]

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