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Citizen Action Group Blog   January 28, 2022
Testimonies on HB 2882 & SB 4 Repeal of Conditional Nuclear Ban
A collection of testimonies and comments on the Repeal of Conditional Nuclear Ban (HB 2882 and SB 4). More
Citizen Action Group Blog Gary Zuckett January 28, 2022
Public Hearing Testimony on HB 2882 & SB 4 Repeal of Conditional Nuclear Ban – by Gary Zuckett
When I volunteered at WV Citizen Action and lobbied to get this bill passed in 1996 it was 17 years after Three Mile Island, and only 10 years after Chernobyl. More
Issues: Clean EnergyPollution
Citizen Action Group Blog Julie Archer January 27, 2022
Campaign Launched to Inform West Virginians That They May Have Been Removed from the Voter Rolls
The campaign communicates to West Virginians whose names have been removed from the voter rolls according to data provided by the Secretary of State. The campaign encourages these individuals to double check their registration status. If they remain eligible to vote, the mailers provide information on how to re-register so they may vote in this year’s elections. More
Issues: ElectionsVoting
Citizen Action Group Blog   January 24, 2022
WVEC’s GREEN Legislative Update – Week 2
Click below to read more on the WV Environmental Council's breakdown of all the "green" issues at the WV Legislature this week. More
Issues: Clean EnergyClimate ChangeClimate JusticeEnvironmentwater quality
Citizen Action Group Blog Eve Marcum-Atkinson December 26, 2021
WV Orgs and others across the country respond to Sen. Manchin’s decision with public statements in support of Build Back Better
"The expanded CTC allowed families to feel as if they were finally able to  breathe a little easier, and Senator Manchin's announcement yesterday was devastating, especially so close to the holidays." - Amy Jo Hutchison, Organizer and Movement Builder, Rattle the Windows More
Issues: Build Back BetterCare EconomyInequalityKids and familiesPovertyWorkers
Citizen Action Group Blog Eve Marcum-Atkinson December 23, 2021
Photo Gallery: Candlelight Vigil/Rally at Sen. Manchin’s Office 12.20.2021
Candlelight Vigil/Rally at Sen. Manchin’s Office December 20, 2021 More
Citizen Action Group Blog Julie Archer December 12, 2021
Legislative Forecast
Winter is coming, and that means the legislative session is just around the corner. As 2021 comes to a close and we head into a new year and another legislative session, here are some issues we expect to take up time and attention under the dome.  More
Issues: Budget prioritiesCivil JusticeDemocracyHealth CareWater
Citizen Action Group Blog Julie Archer December 6, 2021
Where and How to View WV’s New Legislative and Congressional Maps
The new legislative and congressional maps can be viewed in various formats. The maps reflect the districts for elected offices beginning in the 2022 election. Which new districts are you in? More
Issues: ElectionsRedistrictingVoting
Citizen Action Group Blog Julie Archer December 6, 2021
Redistricting: New Maps Reinforce Need for Reform
In October, the Legislature convened in special session to draw new boundaries for state legislative and congressional districts. The outcome has only reinforced calls for establishing an independent redistricting commission rather than letting legislators draw the maps that govern their own elections. Additionally, with hyper-partisan legislative and congressional maps being adopted around the country it’s critical that we pass the Freedom to Vote Act to end partisan gerrymandering once and for all. More
Issues: DemocracyFair RepresentationRedistrictingVoting Rights
Citizen Action Group Blog Gary Zuckett November 2, 2021
VIDEO: A visit to the Halloween Rally for Climate Action in Charleston WV, on Oct. 30, 2021
A close-up encounter with the Halloween Rally for Climate Action on Oct. 30, 2021 in Charleston WV More
Issues: Build Back BetterClimate Change
Citizen Action Group Blog   October 27, 2021
Letter: West Virginians Need a Medicare Dental Benefit
Letter, signed by ten leading West Virginia organizations that believe Medicare dental coverage is critical for West Virginians and that it must be included in the reconciliation package. More
Issues: Build Back BetterMedicare
Citizen Action Group Blog Eve Marcum-Atkinson October 24, 2021
Video Gallery – Freedom to Vote Act Caravan, Relay, & Rally
Video Gallery - Freedom to Vote Act Caravan, Relay, & Rally More
Issues: Voting Rights
Citizen Action Group Blog Eve Marcum-Atkinson October 24, 2021
Media Coverage of Freedom to Vote Act Caravan, Relay, and Rally events
Media Coverage of Freedom to Vote Act Caravan, Relay, and Rally events More
Issues: Voting Rights
Citizen Action Group Blog   October 23, 2021
PRESS RELEASE: Letter to Biden, President Biden Must Expand Medicare and Tax The Rich
We need Biden's forceful leadership to deliver on his popular Medicare expansion and tax fairness priorities in the Build Back Better Act. More
Issues: Build Back Better
Citizen Action Group Blog Eve Marcum-Atkinson October 10, 2021
Four New Polls in “Group of Nine” CDs Shows Strong Support for Build Back Better
Recently conducted surveys in four congressional districts out of the so-called “Group of Nine” find overwhelming levels of support among voters for progressive priorities in the public investment plan currently moving through Congress. More
Citizen Action Group Blog Eve Marcum-Atkinson October 5, 2021
Ending this Manufactured Debt Limit Crisis (and Preventing the Next One)
"...Congress should not only act immediately to prevent a financial crisis that would imperil recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic but also prevent similar manufactured crises in the future.” More
Citizen Action Group Blog Eve Marcum-Atkinson September 29, 2021
Letter to Senate EPW on S. 1907
"We urge the Environment and Public Works Committee to support this critical legislation. " More
Issues: Climate Justice
Citizen Action Group Blog Eve Marcum-Atkinson September 15, 2021
VOTERS IN WV SUPPORT THE #BuildBackBetter AGENDA
You can read the WV specific information HERE. More
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