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Editorial: Creating State Trust Fund Now Could Offer Stability for Future

February 9, 2012

The Herald-Dispatch — Just this week, the West Virginia Center on Budget and Policy tried to focus attention on the idea. The center, a progressive think tank, has proposed that the state place an additional one percent severance tax on coal and natural gas in order to raise an estimated $5.8 billion over the next quarter century. Read