Tax and Budget

October 27, 2022 by Sean O'Leary
Four Scary Charts About Amendment 2

It's almost Halloween, that scary time of year of ghosts, goblins, and the promise to eliminate the tax on your car (or hearse). And there is nothing more terror-inducing than ill-advised tax cuts and the loss of local control. So turn out all the lights, hide under a blanket, and get ready to have your…

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October 26, 2022 by WVCBP
Justice Again Warns Against Amendment 2

Wheeling Intelligencer - With two weeks until the Nov. 8 general election, Gov. Jim Justice spoke before a small crowd in Marshall County against Amendment 2, which he described as “backwards” for the people of the Mountain State. Read the full article. He also believes that his statewide tour warning people about the risks of…

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October 24, 2022 by Kelly Allen
Bridgeport City Council Hosts Public Forum About Amendment 2

WDTV - The City of Bridgeport invited Kelly Allen from the West Virginia Center on Budget and Policy to talk about Amendment 2 and how it would affect the city if it passed. Read the full article. The amendment would authorize the state legislature to exempt certain taxes. Allen explained what these taxes were and…

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October 24, 2022 by Kelly Allen
Amendments Would Take Away Local Control

Weirton Daily Times - Over the last few months, I’ve been all over the state talking to parents, teachers, firefighters, local elected officials from both parties, and small business owners about the harm that would be done to our state if two constitutional amendments on the November 8 ballot are approved. Read the full op-ed.…

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October 23, 2022 by Seth DiStefano
Across the State

West Virginia News - Residents of Wheeling, the Northern Panhandle, and the West Virginia-Pennsylvania-Ohio tri-state region will benefit from a new, comprehensive, regional cancer center that the WVU Health System and the WVU Cancer Institute plan to build on the site of the former Ohio Valley Medical Center in Wheeling. Read the full article. The project,…

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October 22, 2022 by Kelly Allen
Amendments Would Quiet Local Voices, Cut Jobs

Beckley Register-Herald - Over the last few months, I’ve been all over the state talking to parents, teachers, firefighters, local elected officials from both parties, and small business owners about the harm that would be done to our state if two constitutional amendments on the November 8 ballot are approved. Read the full op-ed. Amendments…

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October 22, 2022 by Kelly Allen
Amendments 2 and 4 Reek of Politics

Martinsburg Journal - Over the last few months, I’ve been all over the state talking to parents, teachers, firefighters, local elected officials from both parties, and small business owners about the harm that would be done to our state if two constitutional amendments on the November 8 ballot are approved. Read the full op-ed. Amendments…

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October 22, 2022 by Kelly Allen
Amendments 2 and 4 Would Remove Local Control

The Intelligencer - Over the last few months, I’ve been all over the state talking to parents, teachers, firefighters, local elected officials from both parties, and small business owners about the harm that would be done to our state if two constitutional amendments on the Nov. 8 ballot are approved. Read the full op-ed. Amendments…

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