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Future Funds Being Explored By Legislature

March 20, 2013

Logan Banner – West Virginia is on the brink of a natural gas boom that may be equal to or larger than that of the coal industry in the last century. Efforts are being made to create a grass-roots movement that will result in sustainable wealth for the state. Read

Booms and busts in coal counties result in lower household incomes; higher poverty rates; worse health; lower education levels and high income inequality.