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West Virginia Gov. Justice, county and municipal officials speak out against Amendment 2

While proponents tout lower taxes, business-friendliness, many worry about losing critical funding sources

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WV News) — In November, voters will weigh in on four proposed amendments to the West Virginia Constitution.

The amendments cover a range of issues, from impeachment proceedings to church incorporation to government oversight of education.

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West Virginia Center on Budget and Policy Executive Director Kelly Allen gives a presentation on Amendment 2 to the Marion County Commission.

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Commissioners Dave Price, Samantha Stone and Don Smith have expressed some concerns about Amendment 2’s possible impact on county budgets.

The Monongalia County Commission recently adopted a resolution warning residents of the “potentially devastating and far-reaching impacts that Amendment 2 could have on local government services in Monongalia County.”

Harrison County Assessor Rocky Romano talks to the Harrison County Mayors Association about Amendment 2.

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