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West Virginia Economic Development Funding: The Role of Federal Earmarks

December 18, 2011 by

WVCBP Policy Analyst Sean O’Leary and Vice President Dr. Karen Kunz recently co-authored “West Virginia Economic Development Funding: The Role of Federal Earmarks” which examines the use of federal earmarks to fund economic development in West Virginia. The study discusses the state’s dependence on federal earmarks and how this affects its ability to attract other more reliable forms of revenue. Read