Capital Eye Vol. 13 No. 1: 2020 Session Kicks off with a State of the State Yawn

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Click on the articles below to see what’s been happening since session started last Wednesday.  Happy reading!  

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2020 Session Kicks off with a State of the State Yawn
Our governor’s State of the State speech last week seemed more of a re-election rally than serious look at what we’ll be facing in the new decade. Phil Kabler’s Statehouse column gives a much needed reality check on the problems facing our state as it lurches into this century’s ‘Roaring Twenties’.
Tagged: Clean electionsEventHealthcareWater
This Session, Join Us in the Fight for a Democracy that Works for Everyone
The 2020 legislative session has begun and we’re ready to fight for a democracy that works for everyone -- a democracy where everyone participates, every vote is counted, and everyone's voice is heard. This year, our goal is to elevate and build support for the Pro-Democracy, Anti-Corruption Platform with emphasis on priority planks for WV Citizens for Clean Elections partners and allies.
Tagged: Clean elections
Say No to Removing Regulations of Tanks Near Drinking Water Intakes
HB4079 exempts certain tanks used by the oil and gas industry from the Aboveground Storage Tank Act. This bill is particularly alarming because it deregulates tanks that are located closest to our public drinking water intakes! Tell members of the House Energy committee to protect our drinking water and reject HB4079.
Tagged: Water
Join us for a VIRTUAL Citizen Lobbyist Training!
Are you getting ready to lobby an elected official for the first time? Need to brush up on your skills? No sweat! This virtual training session will walk you through the basics of lobbying -- what to expect, how to prepare, and why you shouldn't feel nervous about speaking to elected leaders who answer to YOU.
Tagged: Event
Power to the People: Electoral Strategy Day
2020 is our big chance to shift the political balance in West Virginia and push our elected leaders to stand up work for working people. There are lots of ways to get involved.
Tagged: Event

 

Nov 23 2020  Action Alert
WV joins Moral Monday caravans of mourning for COVID relief; elderly couple died within days of each other
Nov 6 2020  Action Alert
TAKE ACTION – Defend the ACA!
Oct 27 2020  Press Release
PRESS RELEASE: WV Citizen Action Statement on Barrett Vote
Oct 24 2020  Press Release
PRESS ADVISORY: Oct 26th, 11AM – WV Groups to Speak Out on SCOTUS Vote Outside Sen Capito’s Office – Members want Covid Relief, not Court Packing

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