On September 10, 2019, Executive Director Ted Boettner presented to the Jefferson County League of Women Voters at their monthly meeting. The presentation explored the challenges West Virginia's economy faces, what has been driving recent economic growth, and how to chart a sustainable economic future that results in more shared prosperity. View presentation.
WVCBP Senior Policy Analyst Sean O'Leary gave this recap of the 2019 Legislative Session at the National Association of Social Workers - WV Conference on May 2, 2019 in Charleston. View PDF of presentation.
WVCBP Senior Policy Analyst Sean O'Leary made this presentation on Education Savings Accounts to the West Virginia School Service Personnel Association on April 28, 2019.
On Tuesday, February 19, WVCBP Executive Director Ted Boettner presented this testimony to a subcommittee of the House Judiciary Committee urging members to reject calls for an Article V Convention of States to make amendments to the U.S. Constitution.
For years some lawmakers have pushed for eliminating or greatly reducing property taxes on business personal property. The result could mean shifting tax responsibilities onto people, more reductions in vital services such as schools, or a combination of both. During the 2019 Legislative Session, there have been two proposals for a constitutional amendment to eliminate or…
On January 16, WVCBP Executive Director Ted Boettner presented to the West Virginia Workforce Development Board on policy recommendations that could boost wages and prosperity in the Mountain State. View full presentation.
WVCBP Executive Director Ted Boettner presented his budget overview at the 6th annual Budget Breakfast. PDF of presentation.
On December 1, 2018, WVCBP Executive Director Ted Boettner presented at the first Mountain State Racial Justice Summit on mass incarceration in the United States and West Virginia. The presentation included information on prison demographic trends, the impact of incarceration on race, wealth and employment, along with policies to move our communities forward. View the…
On October 30, 2018, Executive Director Ted Boettner presented at the 69th Annual Meeting of the West Virginia Tax Institute in Morgantown, WV on the advantages and disadvantages of business tax incentives. Read presentation.
WVCBP executive director Ted Boettner presented at the Appalachian Justice Symposium - West Virginia Law Review in Morgantown on the "resource curse" and how it has impacted the state's economy and workforce over the years. View Ted's presentation here.