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State Policy Leader Serving on Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative

January 17, 2013

The State Journal – The leader of a West Virginia think tank on budget and policy will serve on a federal initiative encouraging financial transparency in the gas industry. Read

Ted Boettner, executive director of the West Virginia Center on Budget and Policy, was appointed to a position on the U.S. Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, an effort of the U.S. Department of Interior. Among the issues Boettner said he was interested in addressing is the disclosure of revenue collected in the form of severance taxes.