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Action Alert Eve Marcum-Atkinson August 9, 2022
SAVE THE DATE – WVCAG Awards Picnic, Sept. 15th 5-7PM
Join us for our 2022 Awards Picnic Fundraiser, September 15th from 5-7PM at Little Creek Park in South Charleston, WV, at the Soap Box Pavilion. More
Issues: FundraiserPicnic
Press Release Gary Zuckett August 8, 2022
PRESS RELEASE: Senate Democrats Pass Manchin’s Inflation Reduction Act To Lower Drug Prices, Make Health Care & Energy Costs More Affordable, and Deal with Climate Change
Following the U.S. Senate’s passage of the Inflation Reduction Act, a bill set to enact historic drug pricing reform, lower energy costs and reduce the national deficit, Gary Zuckett, Executive Director of WV Citizen Action Group released the following statement: More
Issues: Climate ChangeDeficitFair taxationHealth CareInflationMedicaidMedicarePrescription Drug Prices
Action Alert Eve Marcum-Atkinson August 7, 2022
Call Your Legislators! Tell them West Virginians WANT Reproductive Freedom!
Call your legislators today! Tell them West Virginians WANT reproductive freedom and bodily autonomy, not forced birth after rape and incest, and not imprisonment of our medical professionals and doctors. More
Issues: AbortionBodily AutonomyReproductive JusticeWV Legislature
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Citizen Action Group Blog   August 5, 2022
HIGHLIGHTS OF THE $3.5 TRILLION SENATE BUDGET RESOLUTION
Passing President Biden’s Build Back Better plan will provide an opportunity to make historic investments in working families, jobs, the environment, affordable health care, education and so much more. It will also help unrig our tax code and economy to ensure millionaires, billionaires and corporations begin to pay their fair share. More
Issues: Fair taxation
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Action Alert Eve Marcum-Atkinson August 2, 2022
Please Help KY & VA Flood Victims!
Across Eastern Kentucy and Southern Virginia, dozens have lost their lives and hundreds have lost their homes, their cars, everything due to historic rains and flooding. They could really use some help. More
Issues: FloodingMutual Aid
Action AlertCitizen Action Group BlogPress Release Gary Zuckett August 1, 2022
Much to Celebrate and Still Much To Do As They Turn 57 Years Old
It’s time for Congress to step in and guarantee equal access to coverage for everyone, no matter where they live or what they look like or what kind of job they have. There’s never been a better time than now.  More
Press Release Gary Zuckett July 31, 2022
PRESS RELEASE: Healthcare Reforms and Prescription Drug Pricing Take Center Stage at Medicare/Medicaid Anniversary Celebration
coalition of West Virginia groups and healthcare advocates hosted a press conference this past Saturday centered around the 57th birthday of Medicare and Medicaid, with healthcare and prescription drug pricing reforms taking center stage. More
Issues: Health CareHealth InsuranceHealthcareMedicaidMedicarePrescription Drug PricesPrivatization
Action Alert Julie Archer July 28, 2022
TAKE ACTION: Final Vote on Abortion Ban Tomorrow!
This is it. This is our final chance to gather and make legislators hear our voices before a complete ban on abortion in West Virginia goes into effect.  More
Issues: AbortionBodily AutonomyReproductive Justice
Action Alert Julie Archer July 26, 2022
TAKE ACTION: Protect Abortion Access in West Virginia!
WV lawmakers introduced and advanced a bill that would completely ban abortion in the Mountain state. They are fast-tracking the bill to make sure it passes by the end of the week. We need to act NOW. More
Issues: AbortionBodily AutonomyReproductive Justice
Action Alert Eve Marcum-Atkinson July 22, 2022
TAKE ACTION: Tell your Delegate(s) & Senators to reject this plan to give tax cuts to the wealthy at the cost of state programs and services!
At a cost of $254 million per year, over 5% of our state budget, the governor’s tax plan overwhelmingly benefits with wealthy with 62% of the tax cuts going to the top 20% of households. More
Issues: Budget prioritiesFair taxation
Action Alert Eve Marcum-Atkinson July 22, 2022
Medicare/Medicaid Birthday Celebration, July 30th
Join us noon Saturday, July 30th at the Kanawha City Health Center, located at 4602 MacCorkle Ave SE in Charleston, WV, for a celebration/press event centered around the 57th birthday of Medicare and Medicaid. More
Issues: Health CareMedicaidMedicare
Action Alert Eve Marcum-Atkinson July 22, 2022
We Need Your WV Health Care Stories!
High prescription drug costs making it hard to be well and pay your bills? Are you struggling to keep your Medicaid and work? Please, consider sharing your WV Health Care Story. Decisionmakers won't know our struggles unless we tell them. More
Issues: Health CareHealthcareMedicaidMedicarePrescription Drug Prices
Newsletter article Eve Marcum-Atkinson July 21, 2022
Register for the 2022 BLAC Policy Summit!
This virtual and free Policy Summit will provide keynote speakers and workshops that will demonstrated the importance of incorporating Black storytelling for effective policymaking.  More
Newsletter article Eve Marcum-Atkinson July 21, 2022
2022 Environmental Summit: Growing West Virginia’s Environmental Power – Sept 24th & 25th
Registration is now open! The 2022 Environmental Summit, to be held in Morgantown, WV, Sept. 24th and 25th, will bring together local and state environmental organizations to facilitate conversation around the opportunities and challenges facing the state’s environmental movement. More
Issues: Clean AirClean EnergyClimate ChangeEnvironmentPollutionwater quality
Newsletter article Gary Zuckett July 21, 2022
Oppose Tax Cuts for the Rich
On Wednesday morning, Governor Justice announced a special legislative session beginning at noon on Monday to begin phasing out the state income tax. Don’t be fooled, this is the first salvo in eventually eliminating the personal income tax completely. More
Issues: Budget prioritiesFair taxation
Newsletter article   July 21, 2022
Major Issues Facing West Virginia Voters
The campaign surrounding the Voter Issues and Action Survey (VIAS) concluded on Friday, July 15th. From this campaign, we received a total of 43 responses from West Virginia voters. More
Issues: Voting Rights
Newsletter article Gary Zuckett July 21, 2022
WV CAG Statement on WV vs EPA at Climate Alliance Press Conference
The WV Climate Alliance, of which WV Citizen Action is a founding member, lifted up concerns on the terrible WV vs EPA Supreme Court ruling through a virtual press conference on July 14th. More
Issues: Climate ChangeEmissionsPollution
Newsletter article   July 21, 2022
WV New Jobs Coalition Updates
Visioning Project, Now Hiring, 9th St. Live and more! More
Issues: JobsResilient Communities
Newsletter article Eve Marcum-Atkinson July 21, 2022
Take Action on Healthcare
Make Meds Affordable campaign, breaking pharmaceutical and patent monopolies, collecting health care stories, insulin copay caps, Medicare drug price negotiations, and more! More
Issues: Health CareHealthcareMedicaidMedicare
Newsletter article Eve Marcum-Atkinson July 21, 2022
Medicare/Medicaid Birthday Celebration & Press Event – July 30th at noon
Join us on Saturday, July 30th at noon outside the Cabin Creek Health Systems’ Kanawha City Health Center, located at 4602 MacCorkle Ave SE, Charleston, WV, for a celebration and press event centered around the 57th birthday of Medicare and Medicaid. More
Issues: Health CareHealthcareMedicaidMedicare
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