WV CAG Action Alerts

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Recent Action Alerts  (Alerts from 2002-2014 are available in the archive vault)

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Action Alert CAG February 6, 2024
E-Day at the State Capitol – 2024
E-Day is a chance to see the legislature at work, tour the Capitol, meet environmental groups and advocate for our legislative priorities. More
Issues: Environment
Action Alert CAG February 2, 2024
E-Day Advocacy Webinar – Bills & Talking Points
Join WVEC lobbyists, Lucia Valentine and Isabel Stellato, to get up-to-date information on the 2024 WVian legislation session! More
Action Alert CAG January 31, 2024
Protect Grassroots Air Quality Monitoring & Reject HB 5018
PurpleAir monitors that share data on a real time map can even send text alerts when local levels are unsafe. More
Issues: Environment
Action Alert CAG January 31, 2024
Take Action to Protect SNAP Food Assistance for Children and Families
SB 562 would kick West Virginia families off SNAP by imposing a confusing and ineffective work requirement. One that was tested and failed to increase employment in 2016. More
Issues: Budget PrioritiesDemocracyEconomyFamilies
Action Alert   January 30, 2024
E-Day Advocacy Webinar on February 6th
Join WV Environmental Council lobbyists Lucia Valentine and Isabel Stellato on Tuesday, Feb. 6, at 7 pm for a free webinar to get up-to-date information on bills we are tracking and talking points for meeting with key legislators during the legislative session. If you missed our Advocacy 101 webinar, you can find a recording and other resources here. More
Issues: Environment
Action Alert   January 24, 2024
Urgent Partner Alerts: Keep Guns and Propaganda Out of WV Schools
Call to Action from Moms Demand Action: We received notice that HB 4299, the Arming Teachers and Administrators bill will be heard in the House Education Committee WEDNESDAY 1/24 at 2:00 p.m. Plus details and ways to take action on other bills soon to be considered by the full Senate, including SB 468, which would require West Virginia teachers to use curriculum developed by out-of-state, anti-science, anti-abortion extremists. More
Issues: EducationGun SafetyGun ViolenceKids and families
Action Alert   January 20, 2024
Attend a Public Hearing on Net Metering – Mon. Jan. 22 @5:30 PM
The Public Service Commission will be holding a public hearing on case 23-0460-E-42T (Monongahela Power Company and The Potomac Edison Company) Monday, Jan. 22 at 5:30 pm. Along with a significant rate increase, this case includes a proposal to slash net metering credits in half. Citizens can attend the hearing in person at the PSC headquarters or virtually through Microsoft Teams. Two community events have also been scheduled for residents to come together to support solar. Details here. More
Issues: Clean EnergyEnergy
Action Alert   January 19, 2024
Jan. 20 Save Our Solar Rally Rescheduled to Jan. 27
The Save Our Solar Rally originally slated for January 20, 2024 has been rescheduled to January 27, 2024 due to inclement weather and poor travel conditions throughout WV. More
Issues: Clean EnergyEnergy
Action Alert CAG January 17, 2024
Take Action to STOP Voter Suppression
The House Judiciary Committee is preparing to take up a bill that would “require all registered voters to produce a photo ID to vote in all public office elections.” We can’t let false allegations of voter fraud cause strict voter ID laws like this that cause voter suppression. More
Issues: Voting Rights
Action Alert CAG January 16, 2024
We can lift 400,000 kids out of poverty
Tell Rep. Miller, “Please support the child tax credit in the federal tax bill being considered by the House Ways and Means Committee. West Virginia kids and families need this lifeline. And, NO child should be too poor to receive the Child Tax Credit.” More
Issues: Kids and families
Action Alert CAG January 16, 2024
Join Us for Our Advocacy 101 Webinar – TODAY at Noon
In case you missed it, we wanted to let you know about our free Lunch & Learn webinar, TODAY, Jan. 16, from noon to 1 pm: Advocacy 101: Make a Difference for West Virginia. The legislative process can often be a mystery, but we're here to help unravel it, and we need your voice! More
Action Alert CAG January 9, 2024
Megan’s doctors can stop her pain–but a greedy corporation is in the way
Imagine you were experiencing excruciating pain. After years your doctors found a solution–but your insurance company, Highmark BCBS, refuses to pay. Unfortunately, that’s the case for Megan from Happy Valley, Pennsylvania. Sign our petition to tell Highmark BCBS to cover the care of people like Megan. More
Issues: Healthcare
Action Alert CAG January 2, 2024
Advocacy 101: Make a Difference for West Virginia
Your input matters! Get involved and make a difference this legislative session. More
Action Alert CAG January 1, 2024
The United Vision Project Training – January 2024
Completion of Day 1 is required in order to attend the 2nd session. More
Action Alert Dani Parent December 5, 2023
Save the Date: Save Our Solar Rally Jan. 20 at the State Capitol
Solar is under attack by legislators and monopoly utilities that are leading the effort to change net metering rules—important policies that ensure solar is economically viable and accessible to all consumers. Join us for a rally at the West Virginia Capitol building on January 20th at 2pm for a rally in support of our solar future. More
Issues: Clean EnergyEnergyEnvironment
Action Alert CAG November 14, 2023
Manna Meal Needs Your Support
Manna Meal is ready to serve. They offer sanctuary as well as nourishment, tucked in the side of St. John's Episcopal Church. Generations of church leadership have supported this beacon of mercy in the City of Charleston. This past week, their on-site program was shut down. We call on elected representatives to work together to create solutions that safeguard ALL and allow services to continue at the Quarrier Street location. Join us by taking action here. More
Issues: DemocracyEconomyFamilies
Action Alert CAG November 8, 2023
Tell Congress and the Senate: We need a ceasefire now!
Everyone, including all people living in Israel and Palestine, should have safety and freedom, but innocent people in Israel, Gaza, and the West Bank are suffering due to the violent actions of Hamas and the Israeli government. We join allies across the country in calling for a ceasefire and immediate access for humanitarian efforts in Gaza and the West Bank. We need our elected officials to speak up and call for a ceasefire now. More
Issues: Civil RightsDemocracy
Action Alert   November 6, 2023
The United Vision Project Training – November 2023
America may never have been this divided, and we can either take action or watch our country fracture even more. The United Vision National Training Hub is a training program designed to develop skills in authentic relational organizing. The United Vision Project is using this work to develop strategies that will help all Americans work together and advance policies that result in tangible improvements in people’s lives. More
Action Alert Eve Marcum-Atkinson October 25, 2023
An URGENT Call for Aetna Claim Denial Stories
We have an URGENT need for health care stories about the Medicaid insurer Aetna Better Health of WV and what happens to people when their Doctor prescribed care has been denied. Help us fight denials on their behalf by bringing to light their struggles, making it public, and presenting these cases to Aetna. PLEASE SHARE YOUR STORY. More
Issues: Health InsuranceHealthcareMedicaid
Action Alert Julie Archer October 24, 2023
Thursday, October 26th: “Lunch Out Loud” Webinar Series Continues, Followed by “No Time to Fail” Virtual Watch Party
Join us this Thursday, October 26th at noon for the next webinar in our Lunch Out Loud series. Takeiya Smith and student leaders from Young West Virginia will be hosting a discussion on the challenges that youth face in our democracy. On Thursday evening, join us and our friends at Public Citizen for the premiere of “No Time to Fail,” a powerful film that gives voice to the unsung heroes of the 2020 election - election administrators. More
Issues: Clean ElectionsDemocracyVoting Rights
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