Center on Budget and Policy Explains W. Va.'s Budget Crisis

Clarksburg Exponent-Telegram - West Virginia's state budget is facing some serious problems that require immediate action, according to the West Virginia Center for Budget and Policy's executive director. Read

The West Virginia Center for Budget and Policy is a nonpartisan organization that examines West Virginia's state budget and advocates for various programs to help improve the state's economic situation. The center tends to favor social programs and policies such as a state earned income tax credit and the RECLAIM Act, which is intended to help West Virginia diversify its economy.

Center Executive Director Ted Boettner said the state needs to take immediate action to begin closing the budget gap, which currently is around $350 million.

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