State Gets Low Rank on Budget Planning

Charleston Daily Mail - While state policymakers pride themselves on balancing budgets and having built a sizable Rainy Day Fund, a new national report has found the state isn't doing a very good job at long-term budget planning. Read

West Virginia ranked 37th in a study of states' long-term fiscal planning measures released Tuesday by the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, a Washington think tank.

The organization evaluated states on 10 different measures.

Researchers looked at whether a state uses a multi-year roadmap to plan future spending, if its revenue and spending estimates are independent and credible, and whether it had the proper tools in place to stay on course.


Be the first to comment

Please check your e-mail for a link to activate your account.

© 2018 West Virginia Center on Budget and Policy