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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
Action Alert   March 3, 2022
Urgent Action: Tell our WV Senators to Support HB 4252, the Diabetes Bill!
Tell our WV Senators to Support HB 4252, the Diabetes Bill! It will help West Virginians stay healthy, save lives, and save our state health care system money. More
Issues: DiabetesHealth Care
Action Alert   March 2, 2022
Urgent Action: Tell our Senators to Stop HB 4007 – No Tax Breaks for the Wealthy on the Backs of Working Families
Tell our Senators to Stop HB 4007! Our wealthy West Virginians do not need a tax break on the backs of working families. More
Issues: Fair taxationInequalityKids and familiesWorkers
First Friday gathering at CAG
Action Alert   March 1, 2022
First Friday at WVCAG – March 4th @5PM!
It's another First Friday at CAG, March 4th at 5PM! Come join us at 1500 Dixie St. in Charleston, WV for some lively discussion, snacks, beverages and solidarity. More
Issues: First Friday
Newsletter article   February 28, 2022
Environmental Update
Companion bills HB 4408/SB 485 expanding private companies’ ability to develop recreational facilities were voted on in their respective committees last week...  More
Issues: Aboveground tanksAir QualityCorporate InterestsEnvironmentGas WellsOil and GasPollutionPrivatizationSurface Owner RightsWaterwater qualityWorker's Safety
Newsletter article   February 28, 2022
Good News on Health Initiatives
As we face down “cross-over” day in the state legislature, it feels like we are being hit with one bad bill after another. But there are two good health care bills moving forward... More
Newsletter   February 28, 2022
Capital Eye Vol. 15 No. 7: Week Seven of the WV Legislative Session
It's the SEVENTH 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   February 24, 2022
WV Rivers Coalition Legislative Update – Feb 24th @7PM
Join our friends at the WV Rivers Coalition for a Live Legislative Update TONIGHT at 7:00 PM on Zoom for an in depth discussion of their water policy priorities and what we can expect for the remainder of the 2022 session. More
Issues: Aboveground tanksPollutionWaterwater quality
Press Release   February 23, 2022
OVER ONE HUNDRED FORMERLY INCARCERATED PEOPLE RALLY AT STATE CAPITOL
The event was sponsored by WV Family of Convicted People, ACLU-WV, American Friends Service Committee, The Appalachian Prison Book Project, Jefferson County NAACP, Mountain State Justice, WV Center on Budget and Policy, WV Council of Churches, and WV Re-Entry Councils. More
Newsletter article   February 21, 2022
Health Care Eye on the Capitol
Last week, a family member asked me to stop by the pharmacy and get the new medication their doctor prescribed for their Type 2 diabetes. I was surprised that it was $55 after insurance... More
Issues: DiabetesHealth CareHealth InsuranceMedicaid
Newsletter article   February 21, 2022
WVNOW Legislative Action Alert 2.21.22
From Meredith Hartery, President of the WV Chapter National Organization for Women More
Issues: DiscriminationEconomic JusticeFair PayFair RepresentationHealth CareInequalityKids and familiesWorkers
Newsletter article   February 21, 2022
Meet Carey Jo
Hello to all the friends of CAG! I’m excited to be joining an organization that I’ve partnered with many times over the years, and whose work is so important. More
Newsletter article   February 21, 2022
Smart Justice Advocacy Day is Almost Here
We hope to see you tomorrow (2.22.22) at 9 am when we kick off Smart Justice Advocacy Day at the WV State Capitol (Little Rotunda East). More
Issues: Civil JusticeDemocracyInequalityVoting Rights
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