Comprehensive tax reform is on the top of the to-do list of the newish Republican WV legislature. Today, the joint committee charged with coming up with a plan listened to reports on past reform efforts.
(I can personally attest to this because I sat there from around 8:30 to 3:30 watching and listening to the proceedings. I must admit having to stand up toward the end to avoid falling asleep and drooling on myself, which probably would have been bad.)
I just hope that whatever winds up happening is less bad than what is happening in Kansas, where irresponsible tax cuts are gutting education and essential investments. I think the Charleston Gazette nailed it in this editorial on the subject.