- Research and analyze tax and budget issues for fairness and adequacy and to examine overall budget priorities.
- Educate policymakers on the effects of budget and tax policies and economic trends.
- Inform public debate and ensure that complex tax and budget issues are accessible to a varied audience of state and local officials, journalists, nonprofits, other interested parties, as well as the general public.
- Make research available to state and community-based groups and organizations and work to assure that they are consulted in the process of setting priorities for research and analysis
Working For a Shared Prosperity - The West Virginia Center on Budget and Policy focuses on how policy decisions affect all West Virginians, including low- and moderate-income families, other vulnerable populations, and the important community programs that serve them.