Posts by Gary Zuckett

Gary Zuckett

Gary is Executive Director of WV-CAG

12 posts found

November 16, 2015 Citizen Action Group Blog Gary Zuckett
Travelling Candidate Training Comes to Wheeling: Non-partisan workshop offered for those interested in running for office
Lewisburg and Martinsburg has had one, Charleston’s is on the 6th, and then its Wheeling’s turn. If you’ve ever wondered about running for office, from dog catcher, to school board, to state office, now is the time to find out how. The Candidate Training Academy is coming to Wheeling on the 8th of December.
Issues: EventOur children our future
September 2, 2015 Citizen Action Group Blog Gary Zuckett
Huffing C8
I finally read The Huffington Post’s ”Welcome to Beautiful Parkersburg, West Virginia“ article when an international reporter called to interview me about it the other day. I originally skipped over it as I’ve followed the C8 news as the story was unfolding and even had friends who grew up there.
Issues: PollutionWater
Citizen Action Group
July 2, 2015 Citizen Action Group Blog Gary Zuckett
WV Citizen Action is Hiring!
WV Citizen Action is seeking to fill two staff positions: a Development Director and a VISTA intern for Energy Efficient West Virginia.
April 15, 2015 Press Release Gary Zuckett
Tax Dodging Fortune 500 Companies
Citizen Action calls for closing loopholes on “Tax Dodging Dozen” Fortune 500 Companies who paid zero 2014 income taxes
Issues: Fair taxationInequality
Banking reform
July 11, 2014 Citizen Action Group Blog Gary Zuckett
Citizens call on Senators for Banking Reform
WV Labor and Civic Groups Ask Senators to Support Bi-Partisan “21st Century Glass-Steagall Act” Deliver over 2700 WV Petitions to Local Offices July 10th, 2014 Charleston, WV – Support for the updated Glass-Steagall Act was the message of petitions delivered to Senator Manchin and Rockefeller this week supported by WV AFL-CIO; WV Center on Budget […]
Issues: Banking reform
Low wage workers in WV
May 1, 2014 Citizen Action Group Blog Gary Zuckett
Senate Republicans Block Vote on Giving American a Raise
For Immediate Release 4-30-14  Contact Gary Zuckett WV Citizen Action 304-346-5891  Senate Republicans Block Vote on Giving American a Raise  Charleston, WV – WV Citizen Action Group Executive Director, Gary Zuckett, released the following statement today regarding the Republican Filibuster on increasing the minimum wage: “WV Citizen Action Group applauds our two US Senators, Rockefeller […]
Issues: Living wage
May 1, 2014 Citizen Action Group Blog Gary Zuckett
Bait & Switch – Promised Rate Decrease Turns into $96 Million Hike
For Immediate Release 5-1-14 Contact Gary Zuckett WV Citizen Action 304-346-5891 or Emmett Pepper, Energy Efficient WV 917-617-8208 Bait & Switch – Promised Rate Decrease Turns into $96 Million Hike Charleston, WV – Consumer groups released the following statements today regarding the 97 million dollar rate hike requested by Mon Power yesterday: A week ago, […]
Issues: Energy
MCHM
January 17, 2014 Citizen Action Group Blog Gary Zuckett
WV Citizen Action Statement on WV Water Crisis
WV Citizen Action Statement on WV Water Crisis More than a week after tanks at Freedom Industries leaked 7500 gallons of a toxic chemical 4 Methylcyclohexane Methanol (4 MCHM) into the Elk River, citizens across the region remain at risk of exposure. Many citizens are questioning why this disaster was allowed to happen and how […]
Issues: MCHMWater
Fracking
January 9, 2014 Citizen Action Group Blog Gary Zuckett
“Taste of Fracking” Comes to Charleston
“Don’t drink, cook or even bathe in the water,” I heard the announcer say on public radio tonight. Not something you hear everyday about your tap water. On the drive home from the capitol I stopped as did most everyone else to pick up a case of water. However, most were not buying a case […]
Issues: FrackingWater
January 8, 2014 Citizen Action Group Blog Gary Zuckett
Statement from our national USAction Affiliate on Senate Unemployment Vote
Statement from our national USAction Affiliate on Senate Unemployment Vote “Now that Democrats and a handful of Republicans in the Senate have voted to advance a bill to renew unemployment benefits, the Senate must act quickly and then it is up to Speaker Boehner to see whether he will allow an up or down vote […]
Issues: Unemployment benefits
January 3, 2014 Citizen Action Group Blog Gary Zuckett
Lets keep up the momentum!
I’m inspired this cold, snowing morning to hope for better times in WV with this news article which describes our WV-DHHR’s commonsense (and effective) approach to enrolling as many into Medicaid expansion as fast as possible. We are now number one in the nation on Medicaid and such a positive move makes it possible to […]
Issues: Healthcare
Citizen Action Group
December 31, 2013 Citizen Action Group Blog Gary Zuckett
Welcome
This blog has been a long time coming and we hope you’ll find it useful. Watch here for up-to-the-minute news on developments during the regular WV legislative session and other opportunities for concerned citizens to take an active role in their government. WV-CAG encourages every citizen to be as involved as possible in the policy […]
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