West Virginia offers cash and recreational passes as lures to outdoorsy-type remote workers

West Virginia offers cash and recreational passes as lures to outdoorsy-type remote workers
Associated Press
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West Virginia is joining the growing list of places recruiting remote workers — with a thrill-seeking twist. A public-private program launched Monday will try to lure outdoor enthusiasts to live in the rural state with enticements of cash and free passes for recreational destinations. The goal is to leverage one of West Virginia’s most appealing assets, its epic natural beauty, to stem the tide of population loss in the only state that has fewer residents now than in 1950.