Capital Eye Vol. 12 No. 3

West Virginia Citizen Action Group
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Jan 28, 2019 View / Comment Online

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The 2019 WV Legislature now has 1,119 bills on its plate and is starting to get a heartburn that Tums won’t cure. Foster care, education, and courts –  described below in this week’s articles – are a major source of the legislative indigestion. This tends to happen when one political party has control of all three branches of government – there is no reason to compromise so there is little reasoning going into major legislation. Rather, ideology prevails. 

Read on to learn more and find how you can take action!

Yours for Action,
Team WV CAG


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Week Three Heats Things Up

The 2019 WV Legislature now has 1,119 bills on its plate and is starting to get a heartburn that Tums won’t cure. The first three bills described below are a major source of the legislative indigestion. They cover foster care, education, and yet again, the courts.
Tagged: Civil JusticeEducationEnergyOur children our futureWater
Pro-Democracy Platform Update: Voting Rights Restoration, Court Bills Advancing

As we mentioned last week, several bills have been introduced that help advance the goals of the Pro-Democracy, Anti-Corruption Platform. Two of these bills have started to work their way through the legislative process. More details here, along with a complete list of bills we’re supporting as part of the Pro-Democracy, Anti-Corruption Platform.
Tagged: Civil JusticeClean elections
 
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