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West Virginia Forward

The people of West Virginia are facing their most important task: Advancing our state into prosperity. Together, with the state Department of Commerce and Marshall University, we have blazed a path that we call West Virginia Forward.

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our Path

Our path has three objectives.


Identify potential sectors in which West Virginia can grow to diversify our economy.


Reinforce the foundation that supports economic growth, including our infrastructure, talent base and business climate. 


Create a clear roadmap, helping partners around the state navigate these new pathways toward our shared destination: A prosperous West Virginia. 

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If you have ideas you would like to share, or would like to stay informed on how we are moving forward, contact us.

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