Katie Puterbaugh: Poverty in Perspective.

I am very blessed to live in the Ohio Valley where there are employment opportunities. I am grateful to have the access I do to resources and community, I think that is the real reason I am doing better.

WV: How much are you taxed? A Review of WV Taxation.

This isn’t about shaming rich people or giving handouts - it’s about creating fair share economic practices by building more equitable tax structures where everyone has an honest chance to climb the money tree.  

NAMI Walk highlights Mental Health Stigma in Wheeling.

People with depression, anxiety, and other mental disorders can receive more effective treatments, experience safer recoveries, and maintain a higher quality of living than ever before - so why does the stigma persist?

6 points to build and lead better teams.

Our culture thrives on the concept of independence. Many of us believe that success is sweeter and more deserved when you do something without the help of others. In the U.S., we have sensationalized the "self made millionaire" archetype - the strong, independent individual who never asks for forgiveness let alone permission. The urge to say … Continue reading 6 points to build and lead better teams.

DO NOT Confirm Judge Kavanaugh.

  Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has a history of playing a lead role in denying people health care including basic preventative care such as birth control. Kavanaugh may be good for Trump but Joe Manchin will soon decide if he is good for West Virginia. President Trump has repeatedly promised to vet and appoint … Continue reading DO NOT Confirm Judge Kavanaugh.

Don’t Vote? Don’t Complain.

Americans have notoriously surrendered their right to vote. A Pew research study found that only 56 percent of the U.S. voting-age population cast ballots in the 2016 presidential election - only slightly better than in 2012. But, that still means 44 percent of eligible voting-age Americans decided to "sit this one out".