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February 24, 2017 Citizen Action Group Blog  
A Cost Too High: The Financial Harm of the Republican Plan to Eliminate Health Care
The Republican-led Congress has launched a rapid process of eliminating health coverage for 184,000 residents of West Virginia by repealing the Affordable Care Act (ACA). These cuts will severely reduce income to health facilities and result in lost jobs across sectors. The cuts also will come at severe cost to the state budget.
Issues: Healthcare
January 30, 2017 Newsletter  
Capital Eye, January 2017
Most of us seem relieved that 2016 is finally over. The last legislative session was rough, then the primary elections were followed by June’s 1,000 year flood, and we capped off the year by electing ‘the Apprentice’ for president. 2017 will be even more challenging. Are you ready? We are - with your input and support!
Issues: Budget prioritiesClean electionsEnergy efficiencyEventHealthcare
December 19, 2016 Action Alert Ciera Pennington
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 - stand to lose access to affordable, quality healthcare if the ACA is repealed and not replaced.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.
Issues: EventHealthcareInequalityKids and families
December 16, 2016 Action Alert Ciera Pennington
“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"!
Issues: HealthcareInequalityKids and families
December 6, 2016 Action Alert Ciera Pennington
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!
Issues: EventHealthcareInequalityKids and families
November 21, 2016 Action Alert Ciera Pennington
Take action: Protect healthcare for 178,394 working West Virginians
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is not a perfect law. But there are over one hundred thousand workers in West Virginia who finally have healthcare because of it. Sign the petition today to protect the ACA.
Issues: EventHealthcareInequalityKids and families
May 9, 2016 Action Alert Ciera Pennington
Don’t forget to vote…twice!
Don't forget we want you to vote TWICE! Yes, you read that right; we want you to vote twice. First, vote for the issues you care about on the Our Children, Our Future Policy Platform Ballot; the deadline is tomorrow! After you vote for the issues, vote for your elected officials tomorrow, May 10th in West Virginia's primary election!
Issues: Clean electionsEnergy efficiencyHealthcareInequalityKids and familiesOur children our futureWater
April 28, 2016 Action Alert Ciera Pennington
It’s time to vote…twice!
We want you to vote TWICE! Yes, you read that right; we want you to vote twice. First, vote for the issues you care about on the Our Children, Our Future Policy Platform Ballot. After you vote for the issues, vote for your elected officials!
Issues: Budget prioritiesClean electionsEnergy efficiencyHealthcareOur children our futureRight to workWater
February 22, 2016 Newsletter Ciera Pennington
Capital Eye: Unintended Consequences
We hope you enjoyed your warm weekend! Now, start off your Monday right (or should we say 'left'?) with an update on what's been happening at our state Capitol. Don't forget to click the bold links to take action!
Issues: Budget prioritiesCivil JusticeEnergy efficiencyFrackingHealthcare
January 6, 2016 Action Alert Ciera Pennington
WV Medicaid Coalition to host presentations for elected officials & local health care leaders
Join West Virginians for Affordable Health Care for a presentation to learn what the Medicaid expansion means for families and local economies in your community.
Issues: EventHealthcare
July 24, 2015 Action Alert Julie Archer
Register Now for Our Children, Our Future Policy Forums
WV Citizen Action is a co-sponsor of the Our Children, Our Future campaign's Policy Forums in August and we would like to invite our members to participate in this dynamic form of grassroots activism!
Issues: HealthcareKids and familiesOur children our futureRight to work
March 2, 2015 Newsletter ian
Week 7: Too Much Freedom?
Too Much Freedom?, WV: No Place for Hate, More Money in Elections = Transparency & Accountability?, Bill that would hurt the solar industry is on Governor Tomblin’s desk, Recycling bill moves to the Senate floor, The Barrage of Bills against Women’s Reproductive Rights Continues, Five days to life West Virginia truancy laws, Update on Tank Bill
Issues: Clean electionsHealthcareNet meteringRecyclingWater
February 22, 2015 Newsletter ian
Week 6: Over the Hump
War on Workers, Drug Testing for TANF Recipients, APRNs Need Autonomy, More Freedom for Milk, Hemp and Compassionate Cannabis, Pro-Life and Pro Death, LEEP Bill Moving, Constitution Under Attack, Another Attack on Women's Medical Care, Threats to Both Air AND Water, Recycling Alert Update.
Issues: Budget prioritiesEnergy efficiencyHealthcareLiving wageRecyclingRight to workWater
February 8, 2015 Newsletter Julie Archer
Week 4: Attacks on Water, Health Care Continue
This Week: Attacks on Water, Health Care Continue; Recycling, Election Updates; Upcoming Events
Issues: Clean electionsHealthcareRecyclingWater
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January 24, 2015 Newsletter Julie Archer
Week 2: Net Metering Saved, Action Needed on Energy Efficiency
This Friday is the tenth day, and the first full week of the 2015 legislature. On Monday, the Martin Luther King, Jr. State Holiday Commission’s celebration was held at Asbury United Methodist Church ending with a march at noon to the Capitol and the ringing of the liberty bell. The same day, the West Virginia Education Association held a rally for teachers and UE (United Electrical Workers) Local 170 rallied with the state workers they represent.
Issues: Budget prioritiesCivil JusticeEnergy efficiencyHealthcareKids and familiesNet meteringWater
June 30, 2014 Citizen Action Group Blog CAG
No One Should Have to Choose Between Job and Family
When we asked USAction members if they had ever used family or sick leave to care for themselves or a family member, we were flooded with responses.
Issues: HealthcareKids and familiesWorkers
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January 10, 2014 Citizen Action Group Blog CAG
WV Citizen Action Group 2014 Public Policy Priorities
Thousands of hard working West Virginians earn minimum wage, but no matter how hard they work, minimum wage is simply not enough to cover their basic needs, like food, rent and health.
Issues: Budget prioritiesEnergyHealthcare
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
October 13, 2013 Press Release CAG
Citizens to Hold Cease and Desist Action at Rep. Shelley Moore Capito’s Office
West Virginia Citizen Action Group and other labor and social justice organizations will be issuing a cease and desist order to Rep Shelley Capito’s office asking her to stop going along with her party’s extreme politics that’s destroying the American dream.
Issues: Fair taxationHealthcareSNAP
September 21, 2013 Press Release CAG
Citizen Action Statement on House GOP’s SNAP Cuts
Less than 24 hours after passing a bill to slash food assistance* for nearly 4 million vulnerable Americans, House Republicans today passed a short-term spending measure to keep the federal government in business but included a poison pill that defunds the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare).
Issues: HealthcarePovertySNAP
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