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Citizen Action Group Blog   August 15, 2022
Voter Issues and Action Survey: Full Summary of Results
Our Voter Issues and Action Survey was very successful in calling attention to many of the issues voters face when attempting to make their voices heard at the polls. We are confident that this will serve as a stable foundation as we work with our partners to devise new initiatives to hold election officials accountable and encourage them to resolve many of the issues identified through this campaign. Read the full summary here. More
Issues: DemocracyElectionsVotingVoting Rights
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Citizen Action Group Blog   August 5, 2022
HIGHLIGHTS OF THE $3.5 TRILLION SENATE BUDGET RESOLUTION
Passing President Biden’s Build Back Better plan will provide an opportunity to make historic investments in working families, jobs, the environment, affordable health care, education and so much more. It will also help unrig our tax code and economy to ensure millionaires, billionaires and corporations begin to pay their fair share. More
Issues: Fair taxation
Action AlertCitizen Action Group BlogPress Release Gary Zuckett August 1, 2022
Much to Celebrate and Still Much To Do As They Turn 57 Years Old
It’s time for Congress to step in and guarantee equal access to coverage for everyone, no matter where they live or what they look like or what kind of job they have. There’s never been a better time than now.  More
Citizen Action Group Blog   July 20, 2022
We’re Hiring!
WE’RE HIRING!!! Want to help shape the future of WV? WV New Jobs Coalition has FOUR opportunities available! More
Citizen Action Group Blog Gary Zuckett July 11, 2022
Abortion Rights Rally Draws Large Crowd in the Rain
On Saturday, July 9th, a crowd of nearly 1,000 gathered, in spite of the rain, as part of the "We Dissent!: A Rally for Abortion Rights" event, hosted by Planned Parenthood South Atlantic, ACLU of WV, Women's Health Center, and WV FREE. WVCAG and many others were there to show support and solidarity.  More
Issues: AbortionBodily AutonomyEquityHuman Rights
Citizen Action Group Blog CAG April 23, 2022
Marshall Earth Day Success! (Photo Gallery)
Thousands of us rallied over #EarthDay weekend to #FightForOurFuture and call on Congress to pass long overdue investments to address the climate crisis and create good, green union jobs. Call your senators TODAY to demand action. #ClimateCantWait gndn.us/call More
Issues: Climate ChangeClimate Justice
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
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