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October 19, 2022

Amendment 2 Gets Thumbs Down at Forum

Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Yahoo News – A forum on Amendment 2 Tuesday concluded that localities understand the needs of communities and should have control over tax revenues rather than turn that control over to state legislators and depend on the state to continue to enjoy revenue surpluses.

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The forum was held at Concord University and hosted by the CU Political Science Program with political science Professor Jim White serving as monitor.

Panelists included Mercer County Commissioner Greg Puckett, Bluefield City Manager Cecil Marson, Princeton City Manager Mike Webb and Kelly Allen, executive director at the non-partisan West Virginia Center on Budget and Policy.

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