West Virginia MetroNews – As the governor and two chambers of the Legislature push for differing big tax plans, citizen groups are weighing in on them. Read the full article.
State community organizations plan a community rally and press conference at 11 a.m. Friday on the north side outside the Capitol to call on legislators to say no to House Bill 3300 and any cuts to state personal income taxes.
“Every version of HB3300 would slash state revenues resulting in less funding for programs that families count on. Families are struggling. Programs that serve families have long wait lists, and this bill will make that worse,” said Jim McKay, state coordinator of Prevent Child Abuse WV.
“We should be investing more in effective programs that strengthen families and serve children — not less.”
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