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A persistent question for those who pondered West Virginia’s fate is a simple: why, in a state rich in natural resources, are West Virginians so poor? For more than a century several explanations have been developed by natives and interested “outsiders.” Read the full report.
This report, the ninth annual investigation of The State of Working West Virginia, comes at one of those times when national attention has been drawn to the state in the wake of the 2016 elections.
The West Virginia Center on Budget and Policy held its 4th Annual Budget Breakfast Wednesday, February 23 at the Marriott Town Center.
In addition to WVCBP Executive Director Ted Boettner’s budget presentation, Senate Finance Chair Mike Hall (R-Putnam), Nick Casey, Chief of Staff for Governor Jim Justice, and Delegate Matthew Rohrbach (R-Cabell) participated in a panel discussion on the budget at the event.
This West Virginia Center on Budget and Policy report, Repealing the Affordable Care Act: Hurting Our Health and Our Economy, provides a detailed analysis of the human and economic impact of repealing the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in West Virginia. Read the full report.
Repealing the ACA would have far-reaching effects throughout the Mountain State, including the dismantling of Medicaid expansion and the individual Marketplace, which would cause 184,000 West Virginians to lose their health insurance.