Posts by Levi Pellegrin

June 15, 2017 by Levi Pellegrin
Trump Budget Cuts Hit West Virginia Hard

West Virginia Center on Budget and Policy summer research associate Levi Pellegrin presented on the impacts of President Trump's proposed budget would have on West Virginia at a Lunch and Learn on June 14 held at the Covenant House. View the presentation here. West Virginia relies more heavily on federal funding assistance than other states and…

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June 6, 2017 by Levi Pellegrin
President Trump’s Draconian Budget Hits West Virginia Hardest

For President Trump's proposed Federal "Blueprint" Budget for 2018, the bottom line is clear: West Virginia stands to lose more than any other state. The proposed budget, which was sent to Congress virtually unchanged from its original form in March, cuts discretionary funding for major federal agencies by $54 billion and it is estimated to…

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