Presentations

June 6, 2015 by Ted Boettner
Healthy Lifestyles and Economic Development

On June 5-6, 2015, Executive Director Ted Boettner presented at the Try This Conference in Buckhannon, West Virginia. ReadHis presentation focused on the benefits of a healthy population including lower health care costs and greater economic productivity.In 2009, the cost of obesity alone cost West Virginia $1.2 billion.

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May 20, 2015 by Ted Boettner
Reverse the Curse: Fighting The Boom and Bust of Natural Resource Extraction

On May 20, 2015, WVCBP Executive Director Ted Boettner took part in a legislative briefing in Columbus, Ohio sponsored by the Multi-State Shale Research Collaborative¬†and Ohio Assembly members Jack Cera (District 96) and Michele Lepore-Hagan (District 58) to discuss how Ohio can maximize benefits and minimize costs in shale drilling in Ohio.Ted's presentation explored how…

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January 22, 2015 by Ted Boettner
Meeting Our Budget Challenges: Fiscal Year 2016 and Beyond

At the West Virginia Center on Budget and Policy's 2nd Annual Budget Breakfast, Executive Director Ted Boettner recapped Governor Tomblin's proposed Fiscal Year 2016 state budget and the impact it will have on West Virginia's low- and moderate-income working families. View his presentation here.

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July 28, 2014 by Sean O'Leary
Keeping Families Healthy: West Virginia Earned Sick Days and Family Medical Leave

On July 24, 2014, the West Virginia Center on Budget and Policy, West Virginia FREE and the Service Employees International Union presented "Keeping Families Healthy: West Virginia Earned Sick Days and Family Medical Leave" at the Our Children Our Future Policy Workshop in Hurricane, WV. View the full presentation. Everybody Needs Time Off from Work…

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July 28, 2014 by Sean O'Leary
Stemming the Retirement Crisis: West Virginia Voluntary Retirement Accounts

On July 22, 2014, Sean O'Leary and Ted Boettner from the West Virginia Center on Budget and Policy and Angela Vance from the WV-AARP presented the benefits of Voluntary Retirement Accounts (VERA) to the Our Children Our Future Policy Workshop in Clarksburg, WV. View the full presentation. Overview - The Retirement Problem Retirement Income Deficit…

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January 22, 2014 by Ted Boettner
2014 Budget Breakfast

On January 22, 2014 the West Virginia Center on Budget and Policy held its first Budget Breakfast. Executive Director Ted Boettner presented "West Virginia's Fiscal Outlook: Moving Forward or Moving Back." A PDF of the presentation is available here.

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February 27, 2013 by Ted Boettner
Children in Poverty Presentation to Senate Select Committee

On Wednesday, February 27, Executive Director Ted Boettner presented to the Senate Select Committee on Children and Poverty. Established at the start of the 2013 Legislative Session, this was the Committee's second meeting. Read presentation.

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