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Action AlertNewsletter   April 2, 2017
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 […]More
Issues: Aboveground tanksBudget prioritiesEducationFair taxationFast trackHealthcareOur children our futurePollutionPovertyRight to workSNAPTrade agreementsWater
Action Alert   March 31, 2017
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. […]More
Issues: Aboveground tanksCivil JusticeClean electionsPollutionSNAPWater
Action Alert   March 23, 2017
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” […]More
Issues: HCANHealthcare
Action Alert   March 22, 2017
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 […]More
Issues: Civil Justice
Action AlertNewsletter   March 20, 2017
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 […]More
Issues: Aboveground tanksBudget prioritiesCivil JusticeEnergyEnergy efficiencyHCANHealthcareInequalityKids and familiesPovertyWater
Action Alert   March 15, 2017
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 […]More
Issues: EventHCANHealthcare
Action Alert   March 1, 2017
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.More
Issues: Energy efficiencySNAP
Action Alert   February 17, 2017
Take action! Save the dates.
Join us at the Capitol or in Charleston for one of many lobby days, fundraisers, and other events! More
Issues: Event
Action Alert   February 10, 2017
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!More
Action Alert   February 8, 2017
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!More
Action Alert   February 6, 2017
Legislative Kick-off Blast!
Join the WV Environmental Council tomorrow at the world famous Empty Glass for their Annual Legislative Kick-Off Blast!More
Issues: Event
Action Alert   January 18, 2017
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.More
Issues: Event
Action Alert   January 17, 2017
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!More
Issues: Event
Action Alert   January 10, 2017
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!More
Issues: EventWater
Action Alert   January 6, 2017
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.More
Issues: Budget prioritiesFair taxationInequalityKids and families
Action Alert   December 28, 2016
#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.More
Issues: Budget prioritiesKids and families
Action Alert Ciera Pennington December 21, 2016
Are you with us?
We cannot do this work without your support. Are you with us? Become a member or renew your membership today!More
Action Alert Ciera Pennington December 19, 2016
Fix Not Nix
210,000 West Virginians - enough to fill nearly 4 WVU football stadiums! - stand to lose access to affordable, quality healthcare if the ACA is repealed and not replaced. Senator Capito needs to hear from us.More
Issues: EventHealthcareInequalityKids and families
Action Alert Ciera Pennington December 16, 2016
“No Repeal Without Replace” Rallies in Charleston, Morgantown, & Martinsburg
Join us in Charleston, Morgantown, or Martinsburg outside of Senator Capito's office from 12-12:30 pm next Tuesday to help us send a clear message about our health care - "No Repeal Without Replace"!More
Issues: HealthcareInequalityKids and families
Action Alert Ciera Pennington December 6, 2016
Help protect quality, affordable healthcare!
Support WVAHC and their efforts to protect quality, affordable healthcare for all by attending their annual fundraiser this Friday, December 9th. The registration deadline has been extended!More
Issues: EventHealthcareInequalityKids and families
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