Blog Posts > Budget Center: State’s Surplus is ‘A Mirage’
January 6, 2023

Budget Center: State’s Surplus is ‘A Mirage’

Mineral County News and Tribune – West Virginia’s record budget surplus may not been what it seems, according to the West Virginia Center on Budget and Policy.

Read the full article.

In fact, Seth DiStefano of the WVCBP called the surplus “a mirage” when he spoke to a small group of Mineral County residents during a public meeting held Jan. 4 in the county courthouse.

“I’m not saying things are terrible in West Virginia, but they’re not quite as gangbusters as folks who like to brag about the surplus would want you to believe,” he told the crowd.

Donate Today!
Icon with two hands to donate today.

Help Us Make West Virginia a Better Place to Live

Subscribe Today!
Icon to subscribe.

Follow Our Newsletter to Stay Up to Date on Our Progress