Close

Search results for budget

Featured image thumbnail for article

Garrett Ballengee, David Williams: State Wastes $330M in Taxpayer Money

Originally appeared in the Charleston Gazette-Mail. West Virginia is in the throes of a budget crisis. According to many state decision-makers, the $353 million shortfall is the result of reduced revenues due to the shaky state economy and plummeting coal and natural gas prices. No doubt this is… Read More
Featured image thumbnail for article

Garrett Ballengee: Unleashing Growth in 2016, State by State

Originally appeared in The Hill. As 2016 approaches and the U.S. concludes another year of unimpressive economic growth — a situation we’ve, unfortunately, become accustomed to — it’s a perfect time to reflect upon the importance of economic freedom. Does economic freedom matter and, if so, how can… Read More
Featured image thumbnail for article

Garrett Ballengee: A Cure for What Ails West Virginia

Originally appeared in the Charleston Gazette-Mail. Where should I educate my child? Where should I work? Where can my family enjoy the most opportunities to succeed? Every day, millions of people ask themselves these questions. And every day, fewer of them are seeing West Virginia as the… Read More