Senate budget makes way for tax cuts, includes raises, puts a billion into surplus spending

By Brad McElhinny, WV MetroNews Senators today started consideration of West Virginia’s general revenue budget, leaving room for the possibility of a tax cut. “It contemplates the largest tax cut to the citizens of West Virginia in the history of West Virginia, passing the Senate,” Senate Finance Chairman Eric Tarr, R-Putnam, said while describing the bill […]

EDITORIAL: The untold story of a $678 million bill

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By Stephen Baldwin, RealWV February 10, 2023 Two weeks ago, a bill was quietly introduced to transfer $678 million (of state funds sent to us by the federal government) into three special accounts. If you haven’t heard about it, you’re not alone. A public hearing on the bill drew a mere 21 people in attendance, […]