Category: Newsletter article

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Newsletter article Katie Blount October 7, 2021
2021 Annual Awards Picnic – Recap
On August 26, WV-CAG held our Annual Awards Picnic at the Riverside Pavilion at Coonskin Park. More
Issues: Fundraiser
Newsletter article Katie Blount October 7, 2021
Freedom To Vote – Rally and Relay to DC
October is #FreedomToVoteAct Month, and West Virginia is taking action with states across the nation as we host a series of events in-state, that lead up to a big DC Rally on the 23rd. More
Issues: DemocracyVoting Rights
Newsletter article Alexandra Gallo October 7, 2021
WV New Jobs Coalition and Why We Need to Build Back Better
Building a brighter future for West Virginia should not be a partisan issue, and we hope to inspire both our senators to support the Build Back Better act. Here’s why. More
Issues: Build Back BetterCare EconomyClimate ChangeDemocracyHealth CareInfrastructureJobsKids and familiesUnions
Newsletter article CAG October 7, 2021
Health Care For All WV – Fall 2021 Update
On October 26th and October 27th, we will host our own Virtual Health Care Summit, where we will go over our policy agenda in detail, and host a panel of experts. More
Issues: Health CareWV Legislature
Newsletter article Julie Archer October 7, 2021
Fair Districting is About Accurate Representation and Keeping Our Communities Whole
With the Legislature expected to convene for a special session next week to approve new boundaries for state legislative and congressional districts, the House and Senate Redistricting Committees have started considering proposed maps that will shape our lives and communities for the next decade and beyond.  More
Issues: Redistricting
Newsletter article Gary Zuckett October 7, 2021
Build Back Bolder
As the Equinox passes and the leaves begin to turn, we’re looking back on a maxed out summer pushing for Democracy, Jobs Care and Climate around the state and in DC. More
Issues: Build Back BetterCare EconomyDemocracyHealth CareJobsRedistrictingVoting Rights
Newsletter article Gary Zuckett July 23, 2021
New Movement Politics Director
CAG is pleased to welcome Katie Blount as our new Movement Politics Director!  Born and raised in Elkins and a graduate of WVU, she is a Mountaineer at heart.  More
Newsletter article   July 23, 2021
Good Trouble Vigils for Democracy
To mark the anniversary of Congressman John Lewis’ passing, CAG, Protect Our Vote WV, and West Virginians for Democracy hosted candlelight vigils in both Charleston and Huntington on July 17th. More
Issues: Civil JusticeFair RepresentationRacial JusticeVoting Rights
Newsletter article Gary Zuckett July 23, 2021
Events Galore – WV Summer Jam Tour
We worked with the expanding WV New Jobs Coalition on a six-city bus tour called the “WV Summer Jam: For The People, Jobs and CARE-a-van” More
Issues: Care EconomyClimate JusticeFair CourtsJobsVoting Rights
Newsletter article Julie Archer July 23, 2021
Defending and Strengthening Democracy: Fair Courts and the For the People Act
Tell Governor Jim Justice and State Supreme Court Chief Justice Evan Jenkins that West Virginia courts work for the people, not for corporate interests. More
Issues: Fair CourtsVoting Rights
Newsletter article Eve Marcum-Atkinson July 23, 2021
Medicare/Medicaid Rally & ACA Enrollment Events
July 30th will be the 56th anniversary of the passage of both Medicare and Medicaid. And West Virginians have until August 15, 2021, to enroll in the ACA. More
Issues: ACAHealth CareHealthcareMedicaidMedicare
Newsletter article Julie Archer July 23, 2021
WV Legislature’s Joint Committee on Redistricting to Host Public Hearings
Starting Tuesday, July 27th, the Legislature’s Joint Committee on Redistricting will host a series of public hearings around the state to allow West Virginians to weigh in on the process of redrawing the boundaries of legislative and congressional districts. More
Issues: Fair CourtsRedistrictingVoting Rights
Newsletter article Gary Zuckett July 23, 2021
Democracy Summer
Federal issues have dominated our work since the end of the WV legislative session and no issue has taken up more bandwidth than the effort to pass the For the People Act, the John Lewis Voting Rights Act, and DC Statehood More
Issues: Care EconomyDemocracyEnvironmentFair RepresentationFair taxationJobsVoting Rights
Newsletter article   July 23, 2021
CAG/CAEF Awards Picnic – Aug 26th, 6PM
On August 26th, at 6PM, WV Citizen Action and Citizen Action Education Fund will return to bringing people together (albeit outside in the park) to have an evening picnic and recognize several individuals for their contributions to the progressive movement in our state. More
Issues: AwardsFundraiserPicnic
Action AlertNewsletter article   July 22, 2021
Young WV’s For the People Week of Action
Our democracy is in crisis, but the power is in the next generation. Join Young WV and partners in mobilizing our communities to expand voting rights for all West Virginians and help garner community action in support of pro-democracy legislation like the For the People Act, John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act, and D.C. Statehood! More
Issues: Clean electionsDemocracyVoting Rights
Newsletter article Eve Marcum-Atkinson July 9, 2021
Biden’s plan does NOT raise taxes on anyone making less than $400,000! More
Action AlertNewsletter article   June 29, 2021
D.C. Statehood Teach-In
There are more than 700,000 Americans who call Washington, DC home but have no elected representation in Congress. Residents of DC pay taxes, in fact more in federal taxes than 22 states, yet remain voiceless in the issues facing our country. More
Issues: DemocracyVoting Rights
Newsletter article Julie Archer April 20, 2021
WV Moving Forward With Establishing Intermediate Court, Keeping Courts Out of Impeachment
Two measures we oppose related to West Virginia courts were passed by the WV Legislature. One was signed into law by the Governor. The other will go before voters in November of 2022 in the form of a proposed amendment to the state Constitution. More
Issues: Budget prioritiesFair Courts
Newsletter article Alexandra Gallo April 20, 2021
WV is Jammin’ for Jobs
On March 31, we launched a new coalition, The West Virginia New Jobs Coalition. The launch was rooted in sharing the national THRIVE Report and will require the forging of a new governing consensus that legitimizes massive government investments to reorganize different sectors of the economy. More
Newsletter article Julie Archer April 20, 2021
With Voting Restrictions Defeated at the Legislature, Focus Shifts to Federal Democracy Initiatives
Here’s a bit of good news from the legislative session: Someone was listening. After the public hearing on SB 565 drew mostly opposition, House Judiciary Chair Moore Capito (R-Kanawha) said... More
Issues: ElectionsVotingVoting Rights
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