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Action Alert   September 26, 2017
Join Actions All Around WV to Stop Zombie Healthcare Repeal Bill!
West Virginia is KILLING IT, y’all! There are multiple rallies happening in our state this week that will all focus on urging Senator Capito to protect our healthcare and vote NO on the dangerous Graham-Cassidy bill that will devastate West Virginians. If you are in the area and are able, please stop by one of […]More
Issues: Budget prioritiesEventHCANHealthcareMedicare
Action AlertNewsletter article   September 8, 2017
Capital Eye: Summer 2017 Edition
We leapt straight from the tough legislative session, including an extended budget battle, into several other state and national fights. Our crew rarely misses a beat in their efforts to bring justice and sanity to public policy. Keep reading for a post-legislative session overview.More
Issues: Budget prioritiesEnergy efficiencyEventFair taxationHCANHealthcareInequalityMedicarePovertySNAP
Action Alert   July 24, 2017
Keep Senator Capito from Straying after her Visit with Trump
Today Senator Capito is joining President Trump in making a visit to the Boy Scout National Jamboree, and no doubt Trump will be using this opportunity to twist our Senator’s arm on healthcare. On top of that, the Senate is expected to vote on another (secret) healthcare bill as early as tomorrow. That’s why it’s […]More
Issues: EventHCANHealthcare
Action Alert   April 28, 2017
Climate Marches TOMORROW, a Rally to Protect WV’s Budget Next Thursday
Happy Friday! We want to remind you that tomorrow, April 29th, The People’s Climate March and its sister marches all across the country are happening! We have two rally and march events planned for our area, and for our friends in the eastern panhandle, the main event is just a couple hours away. And next […]More
Issues: Budget prioritiesDEPEnergyEnergy efficiencyEventKids and familiesOur children our futurePollutionPovertySustainabilityWater
Press Release   April 23, 2017
From Protest to Power: WV CAG Members and Staff Heading to D.C. for People’s Action “Rise Up” Convention
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                        April 23, 2017 Contact: Gary Zuckett, garyz@wvcag.org (304) 437-3701   From Protest to Power: West Virginia Citizen Action Group Members and Staff Heading to Washington D.C. for People’s Action “Rise Up” Convention   CHARLESTON – More than a thousand activists from throughout the country, including seven […]More
Issues: Event
Action Alert   March 15, 2017
Town Halls on Healthcare this Week with Sen. Manchin
There are FIVE Emergency Town Halls being held this week in West Virginia! The Congressional Budget Office recently released a report that estimates the new ACA replacement bill would cut health care for 24 million families! Our representatives need to listen to us and stop this dangerous bill! These events are community-led, open to the […]More
Issues: EventHCANHealthcare
Newsletter   March 6, 2017
Capital Eye: Don’t Drink the Corporate Kool-Aid
We hope you enjoyed your weekend...but, unfortunately, we're now going to ruin it with all of the bad news that happened under the dome last week (sorry!). More
Issues: Budget prioritiesClean electionsEnergy efficiencyEventHealthcareWater
Newsletter   February 24, 2017
Capital Eye: Frogs in February?
Another week of legislative session has come and gone! While things aren't so pretty in the Capitol, they sure are outside (thanks, global warming). Read up on what's been happening in our weekly Capital Eye update below.More
Issues: Budget prioritiesCivil JusticeEventFair taxationInequalityWater
Newsletter   February 19, 2017
Capital Eye: Here Comes the Money-Go-Round!
Well, the first full week of the 2017 legislative session has come and gone! Read this week's update to find out what's been happening and how you can take action.More
Issues: Aboveground tanksBudget prioritiesEventFair taxationInequalityWater
Action Alert   February 17, 2017
Take action! Save the dates.
Join us at the Capitol or in Charleston for one of many lobby days, fundraisers, and other events! More
Issues: Event
Action Alert   February 6, 2017
Legislative Kick-off Blast!
Join the WV Environmental Council tomorrow at the world famous Empty Glass for their Annual Legislative Kick-Off Blast!More
Issues: Event
Newsletter   January 30, 2017
Capital Eye, January 2017
Most of us seem relieved that 2016 is finally over. The last legislative session was rough, then the primary elections were followed by June’s 1,000 year flood, and we capped off the year by electing ‘the Apprentice’ for president. 2017 will be even more challenging. Are you ready? We are - with your input and support! More
Issues: Budget prioritiesClean electionsEnergy efficiencyEventHealthcare
Action Alert   January 18, 2017
Become a citizen lobbyist!
We're excited to be bringing the annual Citizen Lobbyist Training to four locations across the state this month! Come learn about the legislative process, get tips on speaking with elected officials, and hear from local progressive organizations about issues they will be working on during the 2017 legislative session.More
Issues: Event
Action Alert   January 17, 2017
Women’s March in Charleston too!
Join us Saturday as we march in solidarity with the thousands of men and women gathering in DC and across the nation to reaffirm the core American values of freedom and democracy for all!More
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Action Alert   January 10, 2017
Shine a light on WV American Water
We deserve to know the full story of why our water system failed on January 9th, 2014 - and what needs to happen to prevent such a disaster from happening again. Make sure the Public Service Commission (PSC) hears that preventing another water crisis matters to you!More
Issues: EventWater
Action Alert Ciera Pennington December 19, 2016
Fix Not Nix
210,000 West Virginians - enough to fill nearly 4 WVU football stadiums! - stand to lose access to affordable, quality healthcare if the ACA is repealed and not replaced. Senator Capito needs to hear from us.More
Issues: EventHealthcareInequalityKids and families
Action Alert Ciera Pennington December 6, 2016
Help protect quality, affordable healthcare!
Support WVAHC and their efforts to protect quality, affordable healthcare for all by attending their annual fundraiser this Friday, December 9th. The registration deadline has been extended!More
Issues: EventHealthcareInequalityKids and families
Action Alert Ciera Pennington November 30, 2016
Beer will change the world…
Well, maybe not...but you can take action while drinking beer! Join us for a special First Friday Progressive Happy Hour this week to discuss the election and what's next! You'll have a chance to take action...and, you guessed it, drink beer.More
Issues: Event
Action Alert Ciera Pennington November 23, 2016
Share your #unselfie on #GivingTuesday!
Share the reason you are supporting WV Citizen Action this #GivingTuesday with an #UNselfie!More
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Action Alert Ciera Pennington November 21, 2016
Take action: Protect healthcare for 178,394 working West Virginians
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is not a perfect law. But there are over one hundred thousand workers in West Virginia who finally have healthcare because of it. Sign the petition today to protect the ACA.More
Issues: EventHealthcareInequalityKids and families
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