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Raising Taxable Wage Base is Best Way to Keep State Unemployment Fund Solvent

March 10, 2009 by

The number of unemployed West Virginians has swelled by more than 10,000 over the past year, and the pace of job loss is accelerating. This poses significant challenges to the solvency of the state’s Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund. Read