Posts by WV Center on Budget and Policy

January 25, 2019 by WV Center on Budget and Policy
Cannabis Moving Toward Legalization, Legitimization in WV

Charleston Daily Mail - Chris Yeager says he is sick of seeing people dying of opioid overdoses. Over the past several years, two members of his family overdosed and died, including his brother, who died on Christmas Eve in 2010. Both were taking suboxone, which is used to treat pain and opiate addiction. Read article. “It…

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January 8, 2019 by WV Center on Budget and Policy
WVU Aims for Funding Stabilization, Anti-Hazing Legislation in New Year

Daily Athenaeum - When the 2019 West Virginia Legislative Session begins Wednesday, WVU will be lobbying for legislation relating to the higher education budget, anti-hazing laws and campus carry. Read full article. Foremost, the University will be looking into stabilizing the funds allocated to higher education, Rob Alsop, vice president for strategic initiatives at WVU, said…

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January 14, 2013 by WV Center on Budget and Policy
One-Third of Tax Credits Go Out of State

Last fall, the WVCBP published a report critiquing the state's efforts at evaluating business tax incentives. One of the documents examined in the report was the state's Tax Credit Disclosure List. Published every five years, the Tax Credit Disclosure List compiles a list of each individual claimant for any of the state's multiple tax credits…

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May 16, 2012 by WV Center on Budget and Policy
WVCBP’s blog comment policy

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