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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Health
Kelly Allen: Health Care Under Threat as ACA Battle Continues

Charleston Gazette-Mail – Earlier this month, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals released a long-awaited ruling on Texas v. United States, a court case regarding the future of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). When the lawsuit was filed last year, it was roundly mocked as frivolous by legal experts on both sides of the political […]

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Blog
Young Children in West Virginia are Uninsured at Pre-ACA Rates

Between 2016 and 2018, over 1,500 West Virginia children under the age of six lost health coverage and became uninsured, representing a 69.8 percent increase in the uninsured rate among that population. Over the same period nationally, the uninsured rate increased by only 12.7 percent. West Virginia is one of only 11 states to see […]

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OpEds
Ted Boettner: Another Round of Corporate Tax Cuts Last Thing WV Needs

Charleston Gazette-Mail – Legislative leadership appears poised to pass yet another round of corporate tax cuts that will hurt working families, our schools and colleges, and push more money out-of-state to large corporations. It doesn’t have to be this way. Lawmakers could instead put their efforts toward investing in our communities, our health, our education, and […]

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