West Virginia Center on Budget & Policy

Income Taxes Cut 4 Percent, Justice Planning Special Session For Further Cuts

Gov. Jim Justice said Wednesday that personal income taxes in West Virginia will be reduced by 4 percent beginning in 2025. He said he will call a special session of the West Virginia Legislature this year to discuss further cuts.

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Budgets, Taxes And Clean Energy Jobs On This West Virginia Morning

On this West Virginia Morning, state lawmakers are mulling over countless tax proposals that would directly affect West Virginians and their wallets. On Friday’s episode of The Legislature Today, Randy Yohe spoke with House Speaker Roger Hanshaw, R-Clay, and Kelly Allen, the executive director at the West Virginia Center on Budget & Policy, to discuss budgets and taxes.

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Report Critical of W.Va.’s Prison Food System

A report published by the West Virginia Center on Budget Policy said inmates receive highly processed, low nutrient foods that negatively impact their health and cost taxpayers more. 

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Predicting West Virginia’s Budget This West Virginia Morning

Sean O’Leary, senior policy analyst for the West Virginia Center on Budget and Policy, said the state could find itself with a shortfall instead of a surplus in the coming years. He spoke with energy and environment reporter Curtis Tate about the volatility of the severance tax.

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