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May 25, 2017 Action Alert  
Potholes, A Budget for the People, and Grassroots Gatherings
The Memorial Day weekend is almost here, and it’s time to honor the sacrifice of our fallen, get together with family, and enjoy community activities. With that in mind, we wanted to give you all an update before we’re all busy with the long weekend. First up, we’ve got a unique request for you. Potholes […]
Issues: Budget prioritiesHealthcareInequalityTransaportationWater
May 1, 2017 Action Alert  
Subject: Act NOW to Protect Healthcare: House May Vote on Zombie Trumpcare Wednesday
Zombie Trumpcare is back and it’s worse than ever! A newly amended version of the Republicans’ “American Healthcare Act” (AHCA/Trumpcare) is gathering momentum in the House of Representatives and word on the hill is that they are just a handful of votes short of securing passage: “Obviously, we would have loved a vote in the […]
Issues: HCANHealthcare
April 28, 2017 Action Alert  
Climate Marches TOMORROW, a Rally to Protect WV’s Budget Next Thursday
Happy Friday! We want to remind you that tomorrow, April 29th, The People’s Climate March and its sister marches all across the country are happening! We have two rally and march events planned for our area, and for our friends in the eastern panhandle, the main event is just a couple hours away. And next […]
Issues: Budget prioritiesDEPEnergyEnergy efficiencyEventKids and familiesOur children our futurePollutionPovertySustainabilityWater
April 2, 2017 Action AlertNewsletter  
Crossover Chaos! – The Capitol Eye Legislative Update for April 2, 2017
This Week in our Capitol Eye Legislative Update, it’s Crossover Chaos!   Crossover Chaos As mentioned last week, Wednesday the 29th was crossover day so the legislature worked through last weekend, started early mornings, and met late into the evenings to get as many of their must pass bills over to the other side. One […]
Issues: Aboveground tanksBudget prioritiesEducationFair taxationFast trackHealthcareOur children our futurePollutionPovertyRight to workSNAPTrade agreementsWater
March 31, 2017 Action Alert  
More Ways to Take Action than You Can Shake a Stick At
Protect Our Water from ‘Cancer Creek’! Shared from our partners at the WV Environmental Council This week, both HB 2811 and HB 2506 (‘Cancer Creek’ bill) were passed by the West Virginia Legislature, and await the Governor’s signature. Both bills chip away at protections on our drinking water, placing industry over concerns for public health. […]
Issues: Aboveground tanksCivil JusticeClean electionsPollutionSNAPWater
March 23, 2017 Action Alert  
Vigils Outside Senator Capito’s Office, Friday March 24th
Join other activists all around West Virginia as we hold simultaneous vigils at all of Senator Capito’s state offices this Friday March 24th, 2017 from Noon to 1:00pm. At these somber vigils we will quietly implore the Senator to “Preserve Our Care!” We are asking Senator Capito to reject the House’s “American Health Care Act” […]
Issues: HCANHealthcare
March 22, 2017 Action Alert  
Tell Lawmakers: Protect Consumers from Shady Car Dealers and Debt Collectors
Today, we’ve got a two-for-one special on actions you can take now to protect consumers in West Virginia! First, SB 556 and SB 563 are a pair of bills that would gut the West Virginia Consumer Credit Protection Act (WVCCPA) and allow predatory debt collectors to run wild. For the past two years, the WVCCPA […]
Issues: Civil Justice
March 20, 2017 Action AlertNewsletter  
Capital Eye: This Week: The AHCA vs ACA
Capital Eye Update: This Week – ACA vs AHCA ACA vs AHCA By Gary Zuckett This week national events competed with the drama at the state capitol. The Republican’s American Health Care Act (AHCA) was released as a proposed replacement for the Affordable Care Act (ACA or ObamaCare) immediately it was attacked from both the […]
Issues: Aboveground tanksBudget prioritiesCivil JusticeEnergyEnergy efficiencyHCANHealthcareInequalityKids and familiesPoverty
March 15, 2017 Action Alert  
Town Halls on Healthcare this Week with Sen. Manchin
There are FIVE Emergency Town Halls being held this week in West Virginia! The Congressional Budget Office recently released a report that estimates the new ACA replacement bill would cut health care for 24 million families! Our representatives need to listen to us and stop this dangerous bill! These events are community-led, open to the […]
Issues: EventHCANHealthcare
March 1, 2017 Action Alert  
Urgent action needed on SNAP & LEEP bills!
We're in the thick of legislative session! Bills are popping up left and right - some good, others bad. Your action is needed NOW.
Issues: Energy efficiencySNAP
February 17, 2017 Action Alert  
Take action! Save the dates.
Join us at the Capitol or in Charleston for one of many lobby days, fundraisers, and other events!
Issues: Event
February 10, 2017 Action Alert  
WV CAG/WV CAEF is hiring! Apply today.
WV Citizen Action Group (WV CAG) and WV Citizen Action Education Fund (WV CAEF) is seeking an Outreach Coordinator. See position description, and apply today!
February 8, 2017 Action Alert  
Help make it clear to FirstEnergy: NO BAILOUT FROM WEST VIRGINIANS!​
West Virginians don’t want to bail out FirstEnergy Corp. and its shareholders, and we shouldn’t have to!
February 6, 2017 Action Alert  
Legislative Kick-off Blast!
Join the WV Environmental Council tomorrow at the world famous Empty Glass for their Annual Legislative Kick-Off Blast!
Issues: Event
January 18, 2017 Action Alert  
Become a citizen lobbyist!
We're excited to be bringing the annual Citizen Lobbyist Training to four locations across the state this month! Come learn about the legislative process, get tips on speaking with elected officials, and hear from local progressive organizations about issues they will be working on during the 2017 legislative session.
Issues: Event
January 17, 2017 Action Alert  
Women’s March in Charleston too!
Join us Saturday as we march in solidarity with the thousands of men and women gathering in DC and across the nation to reaffirm the core American values of freedom and democracy for all!
Issues: Event
January 10, 2017 Action Alert  
Shine a light on WV American Water
We deserve to know the full story of why our water system failed on January 9th, 2014 - and what needs to happen to prevent such a disaster from happening again. Make sure the Public Service Commission (PSC) hears that preventing another water crisis matters to you!
Issues: EventWater
January 6, 2017 Action Alert  
Raise revenue or make more cuts?
West Virginia is facing another budget crisis. This year's budget shortfall is expected to top $400 million. Our new governor and legislature will be faced with a decision: raise revenue or make further cuts to vital programs that aid students, the elderly, and people who work for low wages. It's time to stop the cuts and realize revenue must be part of the budget solution.
Issues: Budget prioritiesFair taxationInequalityKids and families
December 28, 2016 Action Alert  
#ProtectWV
In the face of massive budget shortfalls and continued cuts, now is not the time to be silent. Join us in protecting the services we know our citizens value and use daily.
Issues: Budget prioritiesKids and families
December 21, 2016 Action Alert Ciera Pennington
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