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Newsletter   June 9, 2021
Capital Eye Vol. 14 No. 10: Spring 2021
In this Spring edition of the Capital Eye: - How Much Income Tax Did You Pay for 2020? - Health Care Update - Victory: Voting Restrictions Defeated at the Legislature - WV is Jammin’ for Jobs - Two Challenges for Fair and Impartial Courts - Kids and Families Need a Bigger Piece of the Budget Pie - On the Road to Recovery through Building Back Better - Volunteer for Democracy! - How We Helped Defeat the Elimination of WV’s Personal Income Tax - A Look Back at the WV Legislative Session - We Need Your Voice & Support - Greeting the First Lady More
Action Alert   April 28, 2021
May 1st – Care & Jobs Rally on International Workers’ Day Event @ 1PM
Join SEIU District 1199, WV New Jobs Coalition, and many more on Saturday, May 1st, 2021 at 1:00pm by the fountain inside Ritter Park, Huntington, WV. More
Issues: Care EconomyInfrastructureJobs
Action Alert   April 28, 2021
Calling All Wednesdays! Today’s Calls: Tell Sen. Manchin to Keep CARE in the Infrastructure Bill
Call Senator Manchin and tell him to keep Care in President Biden’s Infrastructure Plan, support Care Infrastructure and Jobs, and help more West Virginians Get Back To Work! More
Issues: Care EconomyInfrastructureJobs
Action Alert   April 27, 2021
WED. 1:30PM: Delegate Sean Hornbuckle to Be A #ServerForAnHour to Highlight the Need for Congress to Pass the Raise the Wage Act, End the Subminimum Wage for Tipped Workers
Delegate Sean Hornbuckle will be a “server for an hour” at Giovanni’s Pizza in Huntington to draw attention to the struggles of restaurant employees earning the subminimum wage for tipped workers and being forced to tolerate inappropriate behavior from consumers, managers and co-workers in order to feed their families in tips.  More
Issues: Fair WagesJobs
Action Alert   April 27, 2021
33rd Annual Workers Memorial Ceremony – Facebook Live Event
The West Virginia AFL-CIO is inviting the press and public to view a Facebook Live event at noon Wednesday, April 28, to honor the 17 West Virginians lost on the job in 2020. More
Issues: Jobs
Citizen Action Group Blog   April 21, 2021
In this time of great suffering in our nation as communities are fighting yet another surge of the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses are shuttered, and high levels of unemployment are being experienced billionaires and Wall Street have continued to rake in outrageous levels of profit. More
Issues: Fair taxationTaxes
Press Release   April 20, 2021
Green New Deal Network Applauds introduction of Green New Deal legislation and Civilian Climate Corps Act
Today, Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Senator Ed Markey, and congressional allies re-introduced the Green New Deal Resolution and introduced accompanying legislation including the Civilian Climate Corps Act. More
Issues: Climate ChangeEnergyInequalityJobsWorkers
Newsletter   April 20, 2021
Capital Eye Vol. 14 No. 9: Legislative Wrap Up
Here's our wrap up of the 2021 WV Legislative Session. Even though it has ended, exciting federal programs will be moving in DC and our senior senator is a key vote in moving most everything. As such, we’ll be pivoting to put much more of our focus on some very promising legislation.  More
Issues: Aboveground tanksBudget prioritiesClean electionsDemocracyEducationEnergyEnvironmentFair CourtsHealthcareInequalityPollutionVoting Rights
Citizen Action Group Blog   April 20, 2021
Status of 2021 Bills by Topic/Subject
Consumer Protection, Civil Justice, Courts, Constitutional Amendments, Health Care, Voting Rights, and so much more. More
Issues: Aboveground tanksBudget prioritiesDiscriminationEducationEnergyEnvironmentFair taxationHealthcarePovertyVoting RightsWater
Citizen Action Group Blog   April 14, 2021
This morning, the Ohio River Valley Institute and ReImagine Appalachia released a striking set of new reports detailing how Appalachian communities can create more than 30,000 new jobs by reclaiming and remediating abandoned coal mines and oil and gas wells.  More
Issues: EnvironmentJobs
Action Alert   April 5, 2021
The WV New Jobs Coalition & Mutual Aid Monday
Folks all over the state of West Virginia are struggling and our elected officials have not done enough in their communities to help the hardworking folks who live in our hills and hollers. More
Newsletter   April 5, 2021
Capital Eye Vol. 14 No. 8: Week 9 of the 2021 Legislative Session
With ONE WEEK to go in the 2021 WV Legislative Session, here's a look at what's happening under the dome and actions you can take. More
Action Alert   April 2, 2021
Rally to Reject HB3300 – TODAY @ 11AM
🚨Rally to Reject HB3300🚨 - 4/2 @ 11AM - Capitol Circle, North Steps. JOIN US & Tell our Lawmakers - We don't want to pay More to get Less! This bill would raise overall taxes for 60% of WV families & require cuts to critical public services. (Masks & Social Distancing required) More
Issues: EducationFair taxationInequalityMedicaid
Newsletter   March 29, 2021
Capital Eye Vol. 14 No. 7: Week 8 of the 2021 Legislative Session
With two weeks to go in 2021 WV Legislative Session here's a look at what's happening under the dome and actions you can take. More
Issues: Budget prioritiesCivil JusticeDemocracyFair CourtsHealth CareKids and families
Action Alert   March 24, 2021
URGENT ACTION: Call 1-2PM Today 3/24 to say NO on Tax Cuts for the Wealthiest in WV!
Call TODAY between 1-2PM to speak at the Public Hearing - Thursday at 3PM More
Issues: Fair taxationInequalityTaxes
Newsletter   March 22, 2021
Capital Eye Vol. 14 No. 6: 2021 – Week 7 of WV Legislative Session
This is Week 7 of the WV Legislative Session. Stay up-to-date on what’s happening under the dome by watching for our Capital Eye e-blast and following us. More
Issues: Aboveground tanksBudget prioritiesClean electionsCoronavirus ReliefCovid-19DemocracyEducationEnvironmentFair CourtsHealth CareHealthcareInequalityKids and familiesPollutionTaxesWaterWorkers
Action Alert   March 22, 2021
Call your legislators – Protect the WV Personal Income Tax!
Tell our state leaders, and the House Finance Committee, that cutting services and making it more expensive to live here is bad for our families and bad for West Virginia. More
Issues: Fair taxationTaxes
Action Alert   March 22, 2021
URGENT ACTION: Water rule – Call NOW
Contact members of the Senate Judiciary Committee today by 3pm and ask them to make public health their #1 priority and reject any change that would weaken our water quality standards. More
Issues: PollutionWater
Action Alert   March 16, 2021
Reimagine Safety Up and Down the Ballot: Movement Politics 2021 – 3/18 EST @ 8PM
Safety = clean water, housing, education, sustainable jobs, health care, and freedom from police violence. Local elected officials decide where resources go in your community. More
Issues: EducationHealth CareHousingJobsSocial JusticeSustainabilityVoting RightsWater
Action Alert   March 16, 2021
The THRIVE Act – Kick-off Party: TONIGHT at 7PM EST
Congress has passed COVID relief, and now we have a once-in-a-generation opportunity to fight for climate action, jobs and justice. More
Issues: Climate ChangeClimate JusticeEnvironmentJobsSocial Justice
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