CEA’s Vice-President for State Affairs, Brydon Ross, discusses how domestically produced energy can help support schools in West Virginia.

The heartbreaking effects of market forces and a federal regulatory onslaught on Appalachia stretch far beyond discouraging headlines about lost mining and energy jobs and mounting budget pressures from declining severance tax revenue. Just look at Boone County, where about 40 school district employees resigned amid an ongoing budget crisis triggered by the state’s economic downturn and losses in energy-related property tax value.

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