White Sulphur Springs welcomed President Trump as he hosted a round-table discussion on tax reform, among many other issues.  The president heard  personal stories from individuals who have benefited from the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act.

People in attendance included:

– Representatives from native West Virginian companies who provided benefits to their employees as a result of the historic tax reform that the President signed into law last year, including:

  •  Citizens Bank of West Virginia, a Elkins-based community bank that awarded $1,000 bonuses for all their employees.
  • Davis Trust Company, a Elkins-based community bank  that instituted  3% pay increases on top of year-end merit & cost-of-living increases for all 45 full-time & 2 part-time employees.
  • Worldwide Equipment, a regional truck dealership company with a full service location in White Sulphur Springs  awarded $300 bonuses for over 1,100 employees.

– WV  families who have been positively impacted by the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act:

  • The Lilly family of Ghent, West Virginia, saved $3,563 due to the enactment of the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act.
  • The Hodge Family of Hurricane, West Virginia, saved $2,417 due to the enactment of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.
  • The Farrell Family, Huntington, West Virginia, opened a 529 college savings account last month (March), owing to the fact that families are able to use up to $10,000 on primary and secondary education

– Elected officials from West Virginia who support and advance President Trump’s pro-growth economy agenda:

  •  Jim Justice, Governor (WV)
  •  Shelley Moore Capito, U.S. Senator (WV)
  •  Evan Jenkins, U.S. Representative  (WV-03)
  •  Patrick Morrisey, Attorney General (WV)

This is the President’s fourth trip to West Virginia during the first term of his Administration.

-post will be updated ASAP-

SOURCE: The Daily Veteran

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