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Newsletter article CAG March 3, 2024
Healthcare for All – Week 8
Besides the vital insurance coverage it provides to the people of the state, Medicaid is vital to West Virginia’s hospitals and providers. Our health care infrastructure is more heavily dependent on Medicaid than most other states. More
Issues: FamiliesHealthcare
Citizen Action Group Blog   November 15, 2023
The West Side of Charleston is In Crisis – Ways to Help
1,100 homes on Charleston's West Side have lost gas-powered heat since Friday night. Here are some ways to help and find help. More
Issues: Community OrganizingEnergyFamilies
Action Alert Cassandra Wiley September 18, 2023
Care Over Cost Webinar: How Insurance Companies Profit from Healthcare Denials!
Together, we can raise our voices, shed light, and make real change. More
Issues: FamiliesHealthcare
Action Alert CAG July 21, 2023
Monday at 5:30PM: Say NO to Higher Power Bills!
AEP is requesting a nearly $650 Million rate hike that, if approved by the Public Service Commission, YOU get to pay for. Our electric rates have doubled in the last 10 years and this will just make rates go higher. On Monday, July 24th at 5:30pm, please show up at the ground floor hearing room at the PSC headquarters, located at 201 Brooks Street in Charleston, WV, and tell the PSC and AEP “NO!” to rate hikes on the backs of West Virginians. We can’t afford ever increasing electric bills. More
Issues: EnergyFamilies
Press Release   March 9, 2023
PRESS RELEASE: Biden’s Budget & Tax Plan Favors Working Families And Draws Stark Contrast With Gop Priorities 
Sticking to his commitment since the 2020 campaign to make the rich and corporations start paying their fair share of taxes and use that money to create an economy that works for all of us. Biden’s budget stands in sharp contrast with the policies of Congressional Republicans, who want to slash services vital to working families and hike deficits by up to $3 trillion by extending Trump tax cuts benefiting the rich.  More
Issues: Budget PrioritiesEconomyFamiliesHealthcare
Newsletter article Gary Zuckett February 28, 2023
Working Through the Weekend
The Legislature worked over the weekend to move bills ahead of Wednesday’s crossover deadline. As has been the case these past sessions, more bad bills are moving than ones we’d like to see pass. More
Issues: Budget PrioritiesEnergyEnvironmentFair taxationFamiliesHealthcare
Newsletter article Gary Zuckett February 14, 2023
The Big Disconnect
Talking with a reentry advocate about the myriad problems in our prison system this week, it hit me that too many in the majority party controlling the Legislature right now are basically disconnected from real solutions needed to address many of the critical problems facing our state. More
Issues: Civil RightsEconomyEnergyFamilies
Action Alert   October 24, 2022
Tell Governor Justice to Protect Child Care for Essential Workers
In less than two weeks, beginning November 1st any essential worker household with income exceeding 85% of the State Median Income will lose this critical support.   More
Issues: EconomyFamilies
Action Alert Eve Marcum-Atkinson September 29, 2022
Denial Defeaters: How to Fight Health Insurance Claim Denials and Win – Oct. 2nd, 6PM EST
Even if you have never had a claim denied, join People's Action on Sunday October 2nd at 6PM EST to learn what to do if it happens to you or a loved one. More
Issues: Community OrganizingFamiliesHealthcare
Action Alert Eve Marcum-Atkinson August 7, 2022
Call Your Legislators! Tell them West Virginians WANT Reproductive Freedom!
Call your legislators today! Tell them West Virginians WANT reproductive freedom and bodily autonomy, not forced birth after rape and incest, and not imprisonment of our medical professionals and doctors. More
Issues: FamiliesHealthcare
Action Alert Julie Archer July 28, 2022
TAKE ACTION: Final Vote on Abortion Ban Tomorrow!
This is it. This is our final chance to gather and make legislators hear our voices before a complete ban on abortion in West Virginia goes into effect.  More
Issues: FamiliesHealthcare
Action Alert Julie Archer July 26, 2022
TAKE ACTION: Protect Abortion Access in West Virginia!
WV lawmakers introduced and advanced a bill that would completely ban abortion in the Mountain state. They are fast-tracking the bill to make sure it passes by the end of the week. We need to act NOW. More
Issues: FamiliesHealthcare
Newsletter article Julie Archer July 21, 2022
We Dissent: A Rally for Abortion Rights
Decades of attacks left abortion rights hanging by a thread. That thread was cut with the overturning of Roe v. Wade, but we are not defeated. We must keep fighting until every person, no matter where we live, how much money we make, or what we look like, has the freedom to make our own decisions about our lives and futures. More
Issues: FamiliesHealthcare
Press Release Gary Zuckett July 13, 2022
PRESS RELEASE: 147 National, State, And Local Organizations Support The Tax Filing Simplification Act
As groups dedicated to promoting the well-being of children and families and advancing social, racial, gender, disability, worker and economic justice, we write to express our strong support for the Tax Filing Simplification Act (TFSA) of 2022. More
Issues: Fair taxationFamilies
Citizen Action Group Blog Gary Zuckett July 11, 2022
Abortion Rights Rally Draws Large Crowd in the Rain
On Saturday, July 9th, a crowd of nearly 1,000 gathered, in spite of the rain, as part of the "We Dissent!: A Rally for Abortion Rights" event, hosted by Planned Parenthood South Atlantic, ACLU of WV, Women's Health Center, and WV FREE. WVCAG and many others were there to show support and solidarity.  More
Issues: FamiliesHealthcare
Action Alert Julie Archer July 7, 2022
We Dissent: Let’s Turn Our Outrage Into Action
We must keep fighting until every person, no matter where we live, how much money we make, or what we look like, has the freedom to make our own decisions about our lives and futures. Join us and our friends at Planned Parenthood South Atlantic, ACLU of WV, Women's Health Center, and WV FREE for a day of dissent on the steps of the WV State Capitol this Saturday, July 9th. More
Issues: FamiliesHealthcare
Press Release Gary Zuckett June 24, 2022
PRESS RELEASE: Supreme Court’s Abortion Ruling Betrays Constitutional Rights – Vigils Scheduled Across the State
The decision to overturn the constitutional right to an abortion is the latest effort by the U.S. Supreme Court’s conservative majority to erase fundamental Americans rights. The language of this decision may not mirror the leaked draft opinion but the result is just as devastating, with abortion care being pushed even further out of reach for millions of people. More
Issues: FamiliesHealthcare
Newsletter article Julie Archer May 25, 2022
Bans Off Our Bodies: Protect Abortion Access in WV
This is a pivotal moment for the U.S. Supreme Court to demonstrate that it decides cases based on precedent and rule of law, not politics or ideology. It remains to be seen whether it will.  More
Issues: FamiliesHealthcare
Advocacy Letter CAG March 10, 2022
WVCAG Supports Tuesday Morning Group Budget Request for Allocation of American Rescue Plan Act Funds
West Virginia Citizen Action Group fully supports this proposal, and we urge you to approve the funding of these programs as requested. Thank you for your consideration. More
Issues: Budget PrioritiesCivil RightsEconomyFamiliesHealthcare
Newsletter article   February 21, 2022
WVNOW Legislative Action Alert 2.21.22
From Meredith Hartery, President of the WV Chapter National Organization for Women More
Issues: EconomyFamilies
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