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Analysis – Ryan Budget Would Cost Big For WV

March 28, 2013

West Virginia Public News Service -An in-depth analysis of the budget recently passed by Republicans in the U.S House shows it would shift huge costs to West Virginia state programs and taxpayers. At a time when the legislature is already wresting with shortfalls in key health and education programs, the budget authored by Congressman Paul Ryan would cut billions of federal dollars now coming to West Virginia. Read

Ted Boettner, executive director of the West Virginia Center on Budget and Policy, said it would mean slashed state programs or increased taxes – or both.