Posts by Gary Zuckett

Gary Zuckett

Gary is Executive Director of WV-CAG

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Banking reform
Citizen Action Group Blog Gary Zuckett July 11, 2014
Citizens call on Senators for Banking Reform
WV Labor and Civic Groups Ask Senators to Support Bi-Partisan “21st Century Glass-Steagall Act” Deliver over 2700 WV Petitions to Local Offices July 10th, 2014 Charleston, WV – Support for the updated Glass-Steagall Act was the message of petitions delivered to Senator Manchin and Rockefeller this week supported by WV AFL-CIO; WV Center on Budget […] More
Issues: Banking reform
Low wage workers in WV
Citizen Action Group Blog Gary Zuckett May 1, 2014
Senate Republicans Block Vote on Giving American a Raise
For Immediate Release 4-30-14  Contact Gary Zuckett WV Citizen Action 304-346-5891  Senate Republicans Block Vote on Giving American a Raise  Charleston, WV – WV Citizen Action Group Executive Director, Gary Zuckett, released the following statement today regarding the Republican Filibuster on increasing the minimum wage: “WV Citizen Action Group applauds our two US Senators, Rockefeller […] More
Issues: Living wage
Citizen Action Group Blog Gary Zuckett May 1, 2014
Bait & Switch – Promised Rate Decrease Turns into $96 Million Hike
For Immediate Release 5-1-14 Contact Gary Zuckett WV Citizen Action 304-346-5891 or Emmett Pepper, Energy Efficient WV 917-617-8208 Bait & Switch – Promised Rate Decrease Turns into $96 Million Hike Charleston, WV – Consumer groups released the following statements today regarding the 97 million dollar rate hike requested by Mon Power yesterday: A week ago, […] More
Issues: Energy
MCHM
Citizen Action Group Blog Gary Zuckett January 17, 2014
WV Citizen Action Statement on WV Water Crisis
WV Citizen Action Statement on WV Water Crisis More than a week after tanks at Freedom Industries leaked 7500 gallons of a toxic chemical 4 Methylcyclohexane Methanol (4 MCHM) into the Elk River, citizens across the region remain at risk of exposure. Many citizens are questioning why this disaster was allowed to happen and how […] More
Issues: MCHMWater
Fracking
Citizen Action Group Blog Gary Zuckett January 9, 2014
“Taste of Fracking” Comes to Charleston
“Don’t drink, cook or even bathe in the water,” I heard the announcer say on public radio tonight. Not something you hear everyday about your tap water. On the drive home from the capitol I stopped as did most everyone else to pick up a case of water. However, most were not buying a case […] More
Issues: FrackingWater
Citizen Action Group Blog Gary Zuckett January 8, 2014
Statement from our national USAction Affiliate on Senate Unemployment Vote
Statement from our national USAction Affiliate on Senate Unemployment Vote “Now that Democrats and a handful of Republicans in the Senate have voted to advance a bill to renew unemployment benefits, the Senate must act quickly and then it is up to Speaker Boehner to see whether he will allow an up or down vote […] More
Issues: Unemployment benefits
Citizen Action Group Blog Gary Zuckett January 3, 2014
Lets keep up the momentum!
I’m inspired this cold, snowing morning to hope for better times in WV with this news article which describes our WV-DHHR’s commonsense (and effective) approach to enrolling as many into Medicaid expansion as fast as possible. We are now number one in the nation on Medicaid and such a positive move makes it possible to […] More
Issues: Healthcare
Citizen Action Group
Citizen Action Group Blog Gary Zuckett December 31, 2013
Welcome
This blog has been a long time coming and we hope you’ll find it useful. Watch here for up-to-the-minute news on developments during the regular WV legislative session and other opportunities for concerned citizens to take an active role in their government. WV-CAG encourages every citizen to be as involved as possible in the policy […] More
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