Author: Erica Anderson & Molly DeCarli

Fact-check: Does West Virginia Have the Nation’s Lowest Workforce Participation Rate?

Is workforce participation lower in West Virginia than in any state? That’s what West Virginia University president Gordon Gee wrote in a recent op-ed. Gee’s Jan. 14 column in the State Journal newspaper was titled, “An effective education system is key to West Virginia’s future.” In the column, Gee wrote, “As […]

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