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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
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
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