Capital Eye Vol. 13 No. 4: Insulin, Environment, & Healthcare

Welcome back to Week 4! We know you have a life and can’t track everything that happens during legislative session, so let us help.  Stay up-to-date each week on what’s happening under the dome by watching for our weekly Capital Eye e-blast and following us on Facebook and Twitter!  Encourage your friends to stay-up-to-date, too, by signing up for our emails (you can also use this form to update your email interests).  

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Everything but the Kitchen Sink: Gary’s Weekly Round-Up
Twenty four environmental and justice groups from around the state set up displays in the Senate Hall for annual Environment Day at the legislature on Tuesday. They came from near and far. See them in a quick walk through at the beginning of our Facebook live stream of the opening and speakers. After that a large group of citizens went to House Health Committee Chair Hill to ask him to put the Clean Drinking Water Act on his committee’s agenda.
Tagged: Budget prioritiesEnergyEventHealthcareInequalityKids and familiesPollutionWater
CALL TO ACTION: STAND UP TO BIG PHARMA, SUPPORT AFFORDABLE INSULIN
Every death caused by too-high insulin costs is a death too many. It’s time to choose PEOPLE over drug company PROFIT. For months we've been supporting the WV Team for Insulin Affordability on HB 4543, a great bipartisan bill that would cap insulin co-pays at $25. It would save hundreds or thousands of dollars per year for Type I Diabetics who depend on life-saving insulin. But on Monday, when the bill went to House Banking and Insurance, the pharmaceutical lobby came out in force.
Tagged: Healthcare

 

Sep 22 2020  Citizen Action Group Blog
“Don’t Weaken Water Quality Standards” – Press Conference on Rule 47CSR2
Sep 16 2020  Action Alert
West Virginia Doctors Call on State AG to Stop Attacking Health Act
Sep 10 2020  Citizen Action Group Blog
WV Groups support national THRIVE Agenda released in Congress today
Aug 25 2020  Action Alert
Health Care For All 2020 Virtual Summit, Sept. 21-22

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