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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
October 3, 2012 Press Release CAG
2012 Congressional Report Card: Rep. Shelley Moore Capito Failing Seniors
Did Congresswoman Capito Make the Grade on the Issues Seniors Care About Most?
Issues: Fair taxationHealthcareSocial security
July 30, 2012 Press Release CAG
West Virginia Citizen Action Urges Governor Tomblin to Mark Medicare and Medicaid’s 47th Anniversary by Providing More West Virginians with Health Security through Medicaid
Medicare and Medicaid were signed into law today in 1956 to make sure that working people, children, seniors, and people with disabilities could get the healthcare they need throughout their lives. It is this record of success that we should be building upon and expanding.
Issues: Healthcare
December 10, 2010 Press Release CAG
Groups Mark Progress, Challenges in Human Rights
Human Rights Day is celebrated around the world on Dec. 10th. It commemorates the United Nations General Assembly’s adoption and promotion of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights on Dec. 10, 1948.
Issues: HealthcareKids and families
Banking reform
April 9, 2010 Citizen Action Group Blog CAG
Who’s Complaining about Health Care Reform? (And What Do They Pay in Taxes?)
A new analysis from Citizens for Tax Justice shows that many of the companies protesting a tax-loophole-closing reform enacted in the new health care reform law are paying corporate taxes at less than a third of the 35 percent statutory corporate tax rate, and in some cases are actually getting tax rebates back from the federal government. 
Issues: Fair taxationHealthcare
March 16, 2010 Press Release CAG
WV Health Care for America Now
SEIU 1199 and Catholics United Launch New AD Campaign as Congress Nears Final Votes for Health Reform
Issues: Healthcare
March 3, 2010 Press Release CAG
West Virginia’s Health Care for America Now Statement on President Obama’s Commitment to Heath Care Reform
WV Citizen Action Group as part of Health Care for America Now (HCAN) – the nation’s largest health care campaign – released a statement today following President Obama’s remarks on health insurance reform.
Issues: Healthcare
December 12, 2009 Citizen Action Group Blog CAG
Minimum Medical Loss Ratio Could Save Billions
Only 16 years ago, health insurance companies spent almost all of the premiums they collected to pay for actual health services.
Issues: Healthcare
October 15, 2009 Citizen Action Group Blog CAG
Will the U.S. Senate Choose to Make Health Care Affordable for Families in West Virginia?
The U.S. Senate will make a choice this month between two health reform options that affect the affordability of health coverage for America’s families.
Issues: HCANHealthcare
October 13, 2009 Press Release CAG
Affordability, A Public Option, Inclusion, Coverage for All and Relief for Middle Class
WV Citizen Action today called on Senate Majority Leader Reid and his colleagues to make good on the promise of quality, affordable health care for all Americans, with a strong national public health insurance option.
Issues: Healthcare
October 6, 2009 Press Release CAG
Sen. Rockefeller Recognized as Champion for REAL HEALTH CARE REFORM
– At noon today WV groups working for Health Care Reform gathered downtown in the lobby of the old Daniel Boone Hotel to recognize West Virginia’s Senator Rockefeller as a champion for Real Health Reform.
Issues: Healthcare
September 30, 2009 Press Release CAG
Citizen Action & HCAN Applaud Sen. Rockefeller for fighting for REAL HEALTH CARE REFORM
Charleston, WV – WV Citizen Action Group joined Health Care for America Now to applaud West Virginia’s Senator Rockefeller for his valiant support for Real Health Reform in proposing an amendment that would substitute a Public Insurance Option in place of state insurance co‐ops.
Issues: Healthcare
September 22, 2009 Citizen Action Group Blog CAG
Background on Coventry Health Care’s Worst Practices
Wolf carried a base salary of $965,000 in 2008, and earned just over $1.9 million in stock awards.
Issues: Healthcare
July 29, 2009 Citizen Action Group Blog CAG
Unequal Lives: Health Care Discrimination Harms Communities of Color
No one has more st stake in the political debate over how best to shape health care reform legislation than the 103 million people of color.
Issues: HCANHealthcarePoverty
July 7, 2009 Citizen Action Group Blog CAG
Three Proposals to Pay for Health Care Reform without Hurting Struggling Families in West Virginia
Health care reform can save us all money in the long-run by bringing all Americans into the health insurance system and rooting out the inefficiencies that drive up costs.
Issues: Healthcare
June 23, 2009 Citizen Action Group Blog CAG
Health Insurance Coverage in West Virginia Keeps Shrinking as Premiums, Family Costs Continue Climbing
The U.S. Senate will make a choice this month between two health reform options that affect the affordability of health coverage for America’s families.
Issues: HCANHealthcare
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