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August 15, 2017 Action Alert  
Third Congressional District Candidates Forum set for August 24
Join friends and neighbors for a non-partisan open forum open to all candidates interested in running for the Third Congressional district of WV. Candidates will have an opportunity to briefly introduce themselves to you, the public, then participate in a moderated discussion based on pre-submitted questions, followed by a live Q&A for audience members. Preferred […]
Issues: Budget prioritiesCivil JusticeDiscriminationEventHCANHealthcareOur children our futurePovertySNAP
August 3, 2017 Citizen Action Group Blog  
Join Us at the WV Grassroots Summit
This September, we hope you'll join us for a two-day planning and grassroots organizing summit in Buckhannon, WV. People all across our state are rising up to fight for equality for themselves, their families, and their neighbors - not for big donors on Wall Street. In West Virginia, we believe in freedom for all people regardless of gender, race, class, orientation, disability, or status. During our two day event, you will have the opportunity to join in on trainings, workshops, projects, networking opportunities, roundtable discussions, and more - if you are standing up for yourself, your family, and/or your community, this summit is for you!
Issues: Budget prioritiesClean electionsDiscriminationFair taxationHealthcareInequalityKids and families
August 2, 2017 Action Alert  
The Fight to Protect Our Care Continues
Thanks to increasing pressure from YOU, the Senate was unable to pass any of their repeal bills. Unfortunately, the fight to protect our care is far from over. The federal budget will be the next focus of attack. Support WV CAG and help us continue the fight for health care for all.
Issues: Budget prioritiesHealthcareMedicareSNAP
July 24, 2017 Action Alert  
Keep Senator Capito from Straying after her Visit with Trump
Today Senator Capito is joining President Trump in making a visit to the Boy Scout National Jamboree, and no doubt Trump will be using this opportunity to twist our Senator’s arm on healthcare. On top of that, the Senate is expected to vote on another (secret) healthcare bill as early as tomorrow. That’s why it’s […]
Issues: EventHCANHealthcare
July 18, 2017 Action Alert  
Noon Rally Tuesday to Tell Sen. Capito “Don’t Make my care Extinct!”
Thanks to you and all your hard, dedicated, work we have got our Senator Capito to so far stay true to West Virginia. She continues to express doubt and concern about the Senate healthcare bill, but make no mistake, Mitch McConnell and her party are doing everything they can to get her to a ‘Yes’ […]
Issues: HCANHealthcare
June 21, 2017 Action Alert  
Major Rally asks Senator to “#SaveMeCapito!” This Sunday
Come ask our Senator to “#SaveMeCapito!” Next week, the U.S. Senate is likely to vote on an immoral healthcare bill that would take away health care for 23 million Americans in exchange for more tax breaks for the wealthy. Senator Capito is a key swing vote on this bill. It’s no exaggeration to say that […]
Issues: HCANHealthcareKids and familiesOur children our future
June 9, 2017 Action Alert  
ALERT! Senate Backroom deal to Repeal Healthcare Imminent
Word today is that the Senate is about to finalize a secret backroom deal on a healthcare repeal bill at least as bad as the House bill, and Senator Capito is considering a yes vote. Now is the time to act if we are to stop this disaster in the making! URGENT: Tell Senator Capito […]
Issues: HCANHealthcare
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 4, 2017 Press Release  
Press Release: GOP Repeal Bill Strips Health Care from Millions to Finance $600 Billion Tax Giveaway to Corporations, and 1%
For Immediate Release: Thursday, May 4, 2017 Contact: Gary Zuckett, garyz@wvcag.org (304) 346-5891   GOP Repeal Bill Strips Health Care from Millions to Finance $600 Billion Tax Giveaway to Corporations, and 1% Below is a statement from Gary Zuckett, Executive Director of West Virginia Citizen Action Group, on the House vote to pass the American […]
Issues: HCANHealthcare
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 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 26, 2017 Newsletter  
Capital Eye Update: Wins and Losses
Capital Eye Update: Wins and Losses Wins and Losses By Gary Zuckett This past week was a mixed bag of wins and losses. In the House, a broadband access bill was passed and Voter ID and automatic voter registration (AVR) averted a horrible fate. In the Senate, the tank bill passed, and the Cancer Creek […]
Issues: Aboveground tanksBudget prioritiesCivil JusticeClean electionsDEPEnergyEnergy efficiencyHealthcarePollutionSNAPWater
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 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 6, 2017 Newsletter  
Capital Eye: Don’t Drink the Corporate Kool-Aid
We hope you enjoyed your weekend...but, unfortunately, we're now going to ruin it with all of the bad news that happened under the dome last week (sorry!).
Issues: Budget prioritiesClean electionsEnergy efficiencyEventHealthcareWater
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
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