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Newsletter   May 25, 2022
Capital Eye Vol. 15 No. 11: Election Reds & Blues
It's May, all the flowers are blooming like crazy, and there is a lot going on in Charleston and in DC, so here's the 11th edition of our Capital Eye newsletter to break it all down. More
Issues: NewsletterWV Legislature
Action Alert   May 25, 2022
Billionaire Taxation – Tele-Town Hall, May 26th at 6:30PM
Please join us for a tele-town hall on Billionaire Taxation, with featured speakers: Frank Clemente of Americans for Tax Fairness, WV State Delegate Mike Pushkin, and Lida Shepherd of WV Economic Justic Project. More
Issues: EquityFair taxation
Action Alert   May 25, 2022
Caring for Creation Together – A WV Interfaith Climate Conference – June 4th, 10AM-3PM
People of faith across our state will come together to discuss our concerns for West Virginia’s changing climate, its effects on our way of life, our future, and our response. More
Issues: Climate ChangeClimate Justice
Newsletter article   May 25, 2022
Let’s Work Together to Move Democracy Forward in WV
A lot has changed since West Virginia Citizens for Clean Elections (WVCCE) released the WV Pro-Democracy Anti-Corruption Platform in 2018... Then the pandemic hit... More
Issues: Civil JusticeDemocracyFair CourtsInequality
Newsletter article   May 25, 2022
More About the Visioning Project
We’re starting in the southern coalfields - specifically Boone, Logan, and Mingo counties - because the vagaries of the coal industry have arguably hit that area the hardest... More
Issues: Community OrganizingFellowshipMini-grantVisioning Project
Newsletter article   May 25, 2022
Health Care and the People’s Action Summit
It was powerful to hear how people from all over the country are working towards justice. I was particularly moved by the personal stories of people who got involved in this work... More
Issues: Health CareHealth InsuranceHealthcareMedicaidMedicare
Newsletter article   May 25, 2022
WV New Jobs Coalition Has Big Plans for 2022
WV New Jobs Coalition (WVNJC) is a partnership of organizations seeking to bring new, well-paying jobs to the Mountain State. We believe that West Virginians deserve... More
Issues: Climate ChangeElectionsInfrastructureJobsResilient Communities
Action Alert   May 22, 2022
Benefit for Ukraine – Wed. 6/1 at 7PM
On Wednesday, June 1st, from 7-9PM, a Benefit for Ukraine fundraiser will be held at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Charleston, WV located at 520 Kanawha Blvd, Charleston, WV. More
Issues: Fundraiser
Action Alert   April 18, 2022
DC Earth Day Rally for Climate, Care, Jobs and Justice – 4/23
Join people from across the nation in Lafayette Square in front of the White House at 1pm on Saturday, April 23rd to demand bold action on climate, care, jobs, and justice! More
Issues: Climate JusticeEarth Day
Action Alert   March 23, 2022
WVCBP: Post-session ‘Where are we now’ in terms of funding our future and supporting families?
Join WVCBP at noon on Wednesday, April 6 for a session debrief, an analysis of what’s up with the budget, and how we can use interims meetings over the rest of this year to make the case for investments in programs we care about. More
Issues: Budget prioritiesFair taxationWorking Families
Newsletter article   March 23, 2022
Ethylene Oxide Town Hall – March 26th
Open House about Ethylene Oxide Health Impacts, Saturday, March 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dunbar Recreation Center More
Issues: Air QualityEmissionsPollution
Newsletter article   March 23, 2022
Environmental Wrap-Up
The good and bad that passed this Legislative Session…  More
Issues: Oil and GasPollutionPrivatizationReclamationWaterwater qualityWorker's Safety
Newsletter article   March 23, 2022
Health Care Bills Gaining Momentum – Let’s Keep It Going!
In 2019, Delegate Barbara Fleischauer took a group of West Virginians on a bus to Canada to buy insulin. This trip was followed by the introduction of the first Insulin Affordability Bill in 2020... More
Issues: DiabetesHealth CareHealth InsuranceMedicaid
Newsletter   March 23, 2022
Capital Eye Vol. 15 No. 9: Legislative Wrap Up
Here's our wrap up of the 2022 WV Legislative Session. You can also stay connected by following us on Facebook and Twitter!  More
Issues: NewsletterWV Legislature
Action Alert   March 11, 2022
Waging the Battle of Big Ideas: Narrative Change
On March 24th, from 12-1:30 p.m. Eastern, People's Action will be holding an event with a set of special guest speakers from the narrative change field. We'll be exploring how some of our peer organizations are thinking about incorporating narrative change strategies into their campaigns, the broader ecosystem of institutions engaged in the battle of big ideas, and what people think constitutes a "win" when it comes to shifting the narrative. More
Action Alert   March 8, 2022
URGENT- TODAY! Diabetes copay caps bill HB 4252
PLEASE call Senate President Craig Blair (R-Berkeley-15) TODAY to express support for HB 4252! More
Issues: DiabetesHealth CareHealth InsuranceMedicaid
Newsletter article   March 7, 2022
Let’s get two good bills over the finish line!
Two good bills are alive and kicking!  But the extended supervision bill which passed the House we are still worried might continue to move in the Senate.  Consider sending a message about all three bills to Senate judiciary members... More
Issues: Fair Representationharm reductionHealth CareInequality
Newsletter article   March 7, 2022
Environmental Update: The good and bad of CROSSOVER DAY!
Remember when 300,000 West Virginians in nine counties had their water contaminated by a toxic chemical leak? Apparently our Legislature either has a really short memory, or they don’t care. More
Issues: Aboveground tanksAir QualityOil and GasPrivatizationReclamationwater qualityWorker's Safety
Newsletter   March 7, 2022
Capital Eye Vol. 15 No. 8: Week Eight of the WV Legislative Session
It's the EIGHTH full week of the 2022 Legislative Session! Stay up-to-date on what’s happening under the dome by watching for our weekly Capital Eye e-blast and following us on Facebook and Twitter.  More
Issues: NewsletterWV Legislature
Action Alert   March 6, 2022
Urgent Action: Stop Classroom Censorship Bills!
SB 498, another classroom censorship bill that would chill speech and instruction in schools about important topics like race, gender, and sex, will be discussed in a public hearing TOMORROW, Monday, March 7th at 8AM, hosted by the House Education Committee. More
Issues: CensorshipInequalityRacial Justice
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