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West Virginia Is Thriving in the Roaring (20)20s


We started the decade with a goal: fix the problems that confront West Virginia and her people. In pursuit of that goal, we have empowered a strong, aggressive championship team to help take the lead in powering a dynamic, vibrant economy in the Mountain State.

Now, two years into the 2020s, we can proudly share that West Virginia boasted a historic revenue surplus of $413 million in FY 2021. Tourism across the state is breaking all records for visits and revenue and West Virginia has seen a balanced budget — without tax increases — for five consecutive years. We have also seen major reductions in business taxes over the past seven years, including eliminating the Business Franchise Tax.

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