2022 Budget Breakfast Read More

2022 Budget Breakfast
State of Working West Virginia 2021: Labor, Race, and Solidarity Read More

State of Working West Virginia 2021: Labor, Race, and Solidarity
Emerging Stronger from the Pandemic: A Blueprint for an Equitable Economic Recovery in West Virginia Read More

Emerging Stronger from the Pandemic: A Blueprint for an Equitable Economic Recovery in West Virginia
Elevating the Medicaid Enrollment Experience (EMEE) Read More

Elevating the Medicaid Enrollment Experience (EMEE)

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Kelly Allen: Infrastructure Alone Will Not Move WV Forward (Opinion)

Charleston Gazette-Mail, Daily Advent – Since the coronavirus pandemic began, we at the West Virginia Center on Budget & Policy have been soliciting stories from people all across the state to hear how various issues — unemployment insurance changes, challenges accessing child care, food insecurity, lack of paid leave and more — have affected their […]

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Income and Work
Child Tax Credit Helps Families in Southern West Virginia

WVNS – The pandemic changed life for millions of Americans across the nation. Utility and food bills increased with more time spent at home, causing more financial stress for millions of families. Here in the Mountain State, one woman said Congressional action made a huge difference. Read the full article. “Ask them how much a […]

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West Virginians' wages raised, increasing pay by $156.8 million annually.

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People in the Mountain State gained access to health care because of Medicaid expansion.

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Budget-busting tax cuts stopped thanks to efforts closing tax loopholes.

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