Inter-Mountain, 24 May 2016 21:29:18 EDTTue, 24 May 2016 21:29:18 EDT needs to be approved Virginia legislators have just a little more than a month to come up with a state budget for the fiscal year that begins July 1.Tue, 24 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTSaving Money officials finding ways to do things more efficiently, at less cost to taxpayers, deserve heartfelt pats on the back. But their initiatives need to be monitored closely to ensure they really are saving money.Mon, 23 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTReinstating food tax bad for W.Va. the shining successes of West Virginia government for the past several years was phasing out the sales tax on food. That provided an enormous amount of help to low-income and even middle-class families.Fri, 20 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTRevenue estimates must be accurate easy way to produce a state budget that appears balanced has not been mentioned in Charleston during the past couple of months, with good reason. It does not solve problems, it creates them. West Virginia legislators and Gov.Thu, 19 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTWest Virginia initiative catches on Virginia's efforts to improve early childhood education are beginning to gain national attention, as the National Institute for Early Education Research released this year's rankings of all 50 state-funded pre-kindergarten programs.Wed, 18 May 2016 00:00:00 EDT