Blog Posts > Lida Shepherd: The Relentless Pursuit of Tax Cuts (Opinion)
March 3, 2023

Lida Shepherd: The Relentless Pursuit of Tax Cuts (Opinion)

Charleston Gazette-Mail – When I heard that the state Senate rushed through yet another personal income tax cut proposal, it made me feel like I’m living in a very unfunny version of the movie “Groundhog Day.”

Read the full op-ed.

For those of us not experiencing much of what Gov. Jim Justice has called a “rocket ship ride” to prosperity (or was it a tsunami?), it’s nerve wracking to see House Bill 2526, which would blow an estimated $750 million hole in our state budget, fly through the Legislature.

And it’s disappointing to say the least that while purportedly we have plenty of money for tax cuts that largely benefit the wealthy, every single day many pressing needs go unmet and families are struggling as a result.

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