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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February 19, 2013 by Ted Boettner
Child Poverty in West Virginia

On February 19, 2013, Executive Director Ted Boettner was a speaker at the Worth Our Care symposium in Charleston, WV. His presentation focused on child poverty in West Virginia, who is impacted by it and ways to address it. Read

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January 24, 2013 by Ted Boettner
Advocacy Strategies to Advance Policy Change

Executive Director Ted Boettner presented to Community Works in West Virginia on how advocacy organizations can use a policy window to best implement change. To learn more about effective strategies for how to make policy change happen, see his presentation here.

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September 11, 2012 by Ted Boettner
Business Tax Expenditures: Moving Toward Transparency and Accountability in West Virginia

On September 11, 2012, West Virginia Center on Budget and Policy Executive Director Ted Boettner presented at the WV Legislative Interims to the Joint Economic Development Commission regarding transparency and accountability of business tax incentives. Boettner found that West Virginia should take steps to help policymakers and the public know if taxpayer-funded subsides are creating…

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