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Diners Urged to Tip More as West Virginia Water Ban Ends

January 16, 2014

Bloomberg – The incidents have residents asking themselves whether officials have their safety at heart, said Ted Boettner, director of the West Virginia Center on Budget and Policy, a Charleston-based public policy group that favors more government regulation. Read

“The real impact will be in the long-term as we experience a brain drain,” Boettner said in an interview. “West Virginia does a very good job at being a cheap place for business, not being a good place for business.”

Other than chemicals, coal and natural gas, “nobody else wants to start a business here,” he said.