Get Moving with WVU Extension’s Summer Steps Walking Challenge
Friday, 01 May 2015 00:00

West Virginia University Extension Service’s Summer Steps” walking challenge is about to begin its fourth year. The primary goal of the challenge is to encourage West Virginians to be active this summer. In addition to setting and achieving personal goals, participants can also help their county win bragging rights for logging the most miles.

Summer Steps, which runs from June 1 through Aug. 31, is designed to be fast and easy. Individ-uals across the state can register, indicate the county they wish their mileage to count toward, and track their personal mileage through WVU Extension’s online tracker at fh.ext.wvu.edu.

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Interim Highlights (May 2015)
Friday, 01 May 2015 00:00

The Joint Select Committee on Tax Reform met on May 4th and 18th to hear from experts on West Virginia’s current taxation as well as information from other states. West Virginia Tax Department officials including Secretary of Revenue Bob Kiss urged caution. “I suggest you don’t need to look further than the state of Kansas,” Kiss told the committee, noting that tax cuts in Kansas resulted in a budget deficit of nearly $800 million. “Do not divorce the budget from your deliberations on tax policy,” advised Kiss. Deputy Secretary of Revenue Mark Mu-chow told that committee that our current tax structure “looks pretty good” and compares favorably to surrounding states.

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The Presidet's View (May 2015)
Friday, 01 May 2015 00:00

Fellow Elected Officials,

In thinking of what to write for my final President’s article I decided to keep it short, but hopefully, thought provoking.

As I finish my term as president of the WVACO I think back on all the wonderful times, a few not so wonderful and all the outstanding public servants that I have had the pleasure to get to know and to serve with.

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