The Editorial category is a roundup of links to editorials and columns from West Virginia newspapers.

Opinion: Health Policy, the Social Safety Net, and the 2023 Legislative Session

West Virginia Center on Budget and Policy shares column By Rhonda Rogombe CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia has long faced significant health-related challenges, many of which could have been meaningfully addressed by bills introduced during the 2023 legislative session. While a couple of positive health-focused bills were passed by the legislature[Read More…]

Opinion: Economic Development Secretary Carmichael sees new industries finding a welcoming home in West Virginia

Dear Editor, Great jobs, abundant opportunities, and new industries are finding a welcoming home in West Virginia. On a regional, national, and international scale, our state is winning new business at a torrid clip. West Virginia is beating states many times our size and delivering incredible victories for our citizens.[Read More…]

Opinion: West Virginia is a national leader in childhood immunizations – let’s stay protected

By Charles J. Mullett, MD, PhD, FAAP Chair, Department of Pediatrics, WVU School of Medicine Kathryn S. Moffett, MD, FAAP Division Chief, Pediatric Infectious Diseases, WVU School of Medicine, and Lisa M. Costello, MD, MPH, FAAP Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, WVU School of Medicine West Virginia has long led the nation[Read More…]