Summer Policy Institute 2021 Read More

Summer Policy Institute 2021
Saving Lives and Saving Money: The Case for Harm Reduction in Kanawha County, WV Read More

Saving Lives and Saving Money: The Case for Harm Reduction in Kanawha County, WV
Pay More, Get Less: The West Virginia FY 2022 Budget Proposal Read More

Pay More, Get Less: The West Virginia FY 2022 Budget Proposal
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

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Economy
Paid Leave Could Mean Fewer WV Women Exiting Workforce

Public News Service – Nearly 60% of West Virginia workers lack access to any form of time off, either paid or unpaid. Read the full article. Kelly Allen, executive director of the West Virginia Center on Budget and Policy, said families are being forced to choose between caring for a child or family member or getting a […]

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Health
Drug Overdose Deaths Hit Record High in West Virginia in 2020

WSWS – West Virginia, the national epicenter of the opioid crisis for the past decade, saw its fatal overdose rate spike by at least 45 percent in 2020 according to data from the state Office of the Chief Medical Officer. The increase is a reversal of two years of declining drug deaths and marks a […]

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