Tax and Budget

September 26, 2022 by Seth DiStefano
Marion County School Board Briefed on Potential Impact of Amendments 2 and 4

Times West Virginian, Darik News - While other public boards are taking a stance for or against Amendment 2, Marion County School Board seeks to inform and educate. Read the full article. Wednesday afternoon, board members met for a special work session to educate the public and themselves on the potential impact Amendment 2 could…

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September 23, 2022 by WVCBP
Commission Sets Town Hall Tax Meeting

The Intermountain - The Randolph County Commission will host a Public Town Hall Meeting regarding Constitutional Amendment 2, which will be decided on by West Virginia voters in November’s General Election. Read the full article. The meeting will be Wednesday at 4-H Camp Pioneer in the Assembly Hall building and is scheduled to get under…

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September 22, 2022 by WVCBP
Marion County Commission Stands Opposed to Amendment 2

Times West Virginian - The Marion County Commission has joined with numerous other counties and municipalities across West Virginia to oppose Amendment 2. Read the full article. Wednesday at its meeting, the commission voted 2-1 to sign a resolution cementing the county’s opposition to the controversial constitutional amendment that will be on the ballot in…

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September 21, 2022 by WVCBP
Brooke Commission, School Officials Anticipate PRO Agreement

Weirton Daily Times - After meeting for a few hours on Tuesday afternoon, Brooke County officials and leaders of the local school district appeared hopeful that an agreement can be reached soon on the financing of prevention resource officers for local schools. Read the full article. Superintendent of Schools Jeffrey Crook described the meeting as “positive…

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September 20, 2022 by Kelly Allen
Marion County Becomes West Virginia’s Ninth Purple Star District

Times West Virginian - Respect for the military is a core value for Marion County. Read the full article. Monday evening, Marion County Schools recognized the remaining seven schools in the county who received the distinction as a Purple Star School. Every school in the county has now received the award, making Marion County one…

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September 19, 2022 by Kelly Allen
Marion Co., West Virginia, BOE Hears Presentation on Impact of Amendment 2

Fairmont News - Monday evening, the Marion County Board of Education was presented with data from the West Virginia Center on Budget and Policy about the impact that Amendment 2 would have on the county, specifically the school system. Read the full article. If approved by state voters in the Nov. 8 general election, Amendment…

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September 19, 2022 by Sean O'Leary
Town Hall Discussed Amendments on November Ballot that Could Change State Constitution

WTAP - Representatives from West Virginia’s Center on Budget and Policy stopped in Parkersburg on their tour around the state to discuss amendments on the November ballot. Read the full article. The town hall discussed two amendments on the November 8th ballot that could amend the state’s constitution if passed. The purpose of the forum…

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September 18, 2022 by Kelly Allen
West Virginia Gov. Justice, County and Municipal Officials Speak Out Against Amendment 2

West Virginia News - In November, voters will weigh in on four proposed amendments to the West Virginia Constitution. Read the full article. The amendments cover a range of issues, from impeachment proceedings to church incorporation to government oversight of education. Amendment 2, dealing with the Legislature’s authority over certain taxes, has been discussed widely…

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September 13, 2022 by Kelly Allen
West Virginia Association of Counties, County Commissioners Association Oppose Amendment 2

Preston County News and Journal - Two associations representing West Virginia’s elected county officials have announced opposition to Amendment 2. Read the full article. The boards of the West Virginia Association of Counties and the County Commissioners Association of West Virginia are encouraging voters to reject the proposed amendment during the November general election, according…

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September 7, 2022 by Kelly Allen
What does Amendment 2 on the West Virginia November Ballot Actually Do?

WBOY - West Virginia voters will be seeing a question on the ballot this November that’s sparked a lot of talk between legislatures. Read the full article. “Amendment 2” proposes taking 27% of personal property taxes and giving the state legislature control over those funds.   “It’s giving the West Virginia Legislature authority over property taxes which…

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