West Virginia MetroNews – A divergence in economic recovery during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic is what the new executive director of the West Virginia Center on Budget and Policy said analysts with her organization have been tracking in recent weeks. Read full article.
“Higher income folks have almost completely recovered jobs in West Virginia, but it’s low-wage workers who are still really feeling the brunt of the crisis,” said Kelly Allen.
After serving as the WVCBP’s interim director since July, Allen’s permanent hire for the director position was announced this week as the pandemic continues to dominate the organization’s state budget and tax policy work.
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