Improve WV's Historic Downtowns

Started by OSAY on Mar 27, 2017 Economic Development
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{"ops":[{"insert":"We know that quality of place is a driver for young people in choosing where to live and work. Prioritizing the development of great, livable places encourages a concentration of talent that helps economies to thrive. Research shows over and over again that this generation is eager to live in vibrant, walkable communities where they can easily access shopping, entertainment, and places of employment. \n\nRight now at the WV Capitol, lawmakers are considering SB 238 which would increase the state's historic tax credit to 25 percent to spark this kind of development in West Virginia's historic downtowns. This tax credit can only be used for developing income-producing properties, so think mixed-use, rental housing, and retail businesses. \n\nHelp this bill become law by tweeting and calling your lawmakers!\n"}]}
{"ops":[{"insert":"Hi,\n\nMy name is "},{"attributes":{"underline":true,"italic":true,"bold":true},"insert":"[name]"},{"insert":", and I live at "},{"attributes":{"underline":true,"italic":true,"bold":true},"insert":"[address] [city] [zipcode]."},{"insert":"\n\nWest Virginia needs to attract and retain more young people. Research shows over and over again that this generation is choosing to live in vibrant, walkable communities where they can easily access shopping, entertainment, and places of employment. \n\nSB 238 which would increase the state's historic tax credit to 25 percent to spark this kind of development in West Virginia's historic downtowns. \n\nI support historic tax credits to spark development that attracts and retains young talent, I urge "},{"attributes":{"underline":true,"italic":true,"bold":true},"insert":"[lawmaker]"},{"insert":" to support SB 238.\n\nThank you.\n"}]}

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