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West Virginia Offers $12,000 Relocation Incentive for Remote Workers

West Virginia Offers, $12,000 Relocation Incentive for Remote Workers. The program Ascend WV was announced by the state's Governor Jim Justice on April 12. It offers qualified remote workers who apply and are accepted by the program an opportunity to receive $12,000 over the course of two years. As added incentive, Gov. Justice touted the outdoor recreational spaces that the state has to offer. [Ascend WV] will allow adventurers to enjoy world-class recreation, uncrowded spaces, and a low cost of living while staying fully connected to their jobs, Jim Justice, WV Governor, via CNN. Applicants must be at least 18 years old and be employed remotely full-time by a company located outside of West Virginia. The initial host cities include Morgantown, Lewisburg and Shepherdstown. While applicants greatly outnumber the amount of spots available for the program, financial supporters of Ascend WV intend to expand it to all 55 counties
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