We are happy the Governor agrees with us that West Virginians need relief from growing inflation. We
have been pushing this issue since March.
This 10% income tax reduction proposal merits discussion and research. Can we do this responsibly? Will
it provide equitable tax relief or disproportionately benefit the rich? Can we afford it if the machinery,
inventory, equipment, & personal property tax amendments are passed by the voters in November? We
are mindful that our historic surplus this year is one-time money. Without a six-year outlook, we have
great concern about ensuring that our police, schools, and first responders will be fully funded on the
We look forward to seeing the details of this legislation and continuing the conversation with our
colleagues later this month.