Posts by Paul Miller

August 31, 2012 by Paul Miller
Commissioners Briefed on Trust Fund’s Potential

The Lincoln Journal -- Members of the Lincoln County Commission recently received a comprehensive overview of a potential permanent state trust fund with revenues from mineral extraction. Paul Miller, policy outreach director and research analyst with the West Virginia Center on Budget and Policy, spoke at the August 16, 2012 regular session of the commission…

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August 22, 2012 by Paul Miller
Analyst Urges Support for Marcellus Legislation

Beckley Register-Herald -- An analyst for the Center for Budget and Policy tried Tuesday to enlist the support of the Raleigh County Commission for a pair of failed Senate bills that would devote some Marcellus shale tax proceeds into a 20-year account, created for future development. Read

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August 15, 2012 by Paul Miller
Presentation Made to Clay County Commission

Clay County Free Press -- Paul Miller, the Outreach Director for the WV Center on Budget and Policy Control appeared to present a potential resolution to the commission for their support of a possible trust fund for the state of West Virginia. Read

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June 30, 2012 by Paul Miller
Commission Adopts Resolution Creating Mineral Fund

Beckley Register-Herald -- "We have a chance to do better in the 21st century with natural resources than we did in the 20th century, and make it a more permanent source of wealth so every generation will benefit from what we have here and what's leaving here," says Paul Miller of the West Virginia Center…

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June 22, 2012 by Paul Miller
MCRA Hears Possible Revenue Stream for Development

Williamson Daily News -- The Mingo County Redevelopment Authority (MCRA) heard information about a possible source of revenue to be used for economic development in the state. Paul Miller, Policy Outreach Director for the West Virginia Center on Budget Policy (WVCBP), discussed creating an economic diversification trust fund in the state to take advantage of…

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June 7, 2012 by Paul Miller
Trust Fund for State Interests Commissioners

Times West Virginia -- Paul Miller, policy outreach director for the West Virginia Center on Budget and Policy, and Rick Wilson, project director of the American Friends Service Committee West Virginia Economic Justice Project, believe it (SB 182) could make an impact on the state in all possible aspects. Read

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May 23, 2012 by Paul Miller
Gas Fund Support Sought

Steubenvile Herald-Star -- Paul Miller, policy outreach director for the West Virginia Center on Budget and Policy, told the Brooke County Comission the state is seeing a temporary boost from the drilling but would see a longer term benefit by establishing a fund for economic development with taxes collected from drillers. Read Also reported May…

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April 18, 2012 by Paul Miller
Hoppy’s Commentary for Wednesday

Metronews -- Talkline host Hoppy Kercheval considers points made in the West Virginia Center on Budget and Public Policy's recent report, "Money for nothing: Do business subsidies create jobs or leave workers in dire straits?" Read

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