What to Watch for in the Governor's Budget Read the Full Blog Post

Governor Justice will be making his State of the State address this week, followed by the release of his proposed FY 2020 budget. Here are five key areas of the budget to watch.

What to Watch for in the Governor's Budget
Your Guide to the State Budget Download here

Just in time for the legislative session we've released the third version of this resource!

Your Guide to the State Budget
2019 Budget Breakfast Watch video here

In case you missed it, here's a video of the 2019 Budget Breakfast!

2019 Budget Breakfast
Legislators: 2019 pay raise, spending proposals exceed revenue growth Read the Article from the Charleston Gazette-Mail

Ted Boettner of the West Virginia Center on Budget & Policy, called on legislators to rely on sound academic research when considering changes to tax law, such as the proposed repeal of the inventory tax.

Legislators: 2019 pay raise, spending proposals exceed revenue growth

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PEIA Task Force Comes Up Empty on Big Question

Last Spring, Governor Justice formed the West Virginia PEIA Task Force  which was set up to find a long-term solution to the issues facing the West Virginia Public Employees Insurance Agency, namely the growing cost of health care for teachers and other public employees. The deadline for the task force’s recommendations was this week, and while […]

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