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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 Alert   September 18, 2017
Healthcare Repeal is Back, and Meaner than Ever!
Just when we thought the repeal fight was over, we've got a new and serious threat. This week Senators Cassidy, Graham, Heller and Johnson released their plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and it's gaining steam. We have to stop this in its tracks. Call Senator Capito at 1-888-981-9704 and tell her to vote NO on the Cassidy-Graham repeal bill. More
Issues: HCANHealthcareKids and familiesMedicare
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 critical than ever that we urge Senator Capito to vote NO! Come join us this week for events in Huntington and Charleston! More
Issues: EventHCANHealthcare
Action Alert   July 18, 2017
Noon Rally Tuesday to Tell Sen. Capito “Don’t Make My Care Extinct!”
Thanks to your dedication and work we have got Senator Capito to so stay true to West Virginia, so far. She continues to express doubt and concern about the Senate healthcare bill, but make no mistake, Mitch McConnell and the Republican party are doing everything they can to get her to a ‘Yes’ on taking care from over 200,000 of our friends and neighbors. Tomorrow, Join us in Morgantown and Charleston as we send a message to Senator Capito: we are watching closely, and we won’t take anything but “NO” for an answer! More
Issues: HCANHealthcare
Action Alert   June 21, 2017
Major Rally asks Senator to “#SaveMeCapito!” This Sunday
Next week, the U.S. Senate is likely to vote on an immoral healthcare bill that would take away health care for 23 million Americans in exchange for more tax breaks for the wealthy. Senator Capito is a key swing vote on this bill. It’s no exaggeration to say that she may be the most important Senator in the country right now. There are two important events coming up this week where we can send a message to Senator Capito to put the interests of West Virginians first and protect our care. More
Issues: HCANHealthcareKids and familiesOur children our future
Action Alert   June 9, 2017
ALERT! Senate Backroom deal to Repeal Healthcare Imminent
Word today is that the Senate is about to finalize a secret backroom deal on a healthcare repeal bill at least as bad as the House bill, and Senator Capito is considering a yes vote. Now is the time to act if we are to stop this disaster in the making! More
Issues: HCANHealthcare
Press Release   May 4, 2017
Press Release: GOP Repeal Bill Strips Health Care from Millions to Finance $600 Billion Tax Giveaway to Corporations, and 1%
In a shameful display of partisan politics at its worst, all three of our Congressmen voted to take health care away from 184,000 West Virginians, short-change Americans with pre-existing conditions, slash Medicaid, and raise health care costs for all families to give over $600 billion in tax cuts to the very wealthy and big insurance and drug companies. More
Issues: HCANHealthcare
Action Alert   May 1, 2017
Subject: Act NOW to Protect Healthcare: House May Vote on Zombie Trumpcare Wednesday
Zombie Trumpcare is back and it’s worse than ever! A newly amended version of the Republicans’ “American Healthcare Act” (AHCA/Trumpcare) is gathering momentum in the House of Representatives and word on the hill is that they are just a handful of votes short of securing passage. More
Issues: HCANHealthcare
Action Alert   March 23, 2017
Vigils Outside Senator Capito’s Office, Friday March 24th
Join other activists all around West Virginia as we hold simultaneous vigils at all of Senator Capito’s state offices this Friday March 24th, 2017 from Noon to 1:00pm. At these somber vigils we will quietly implore the Senator to “Preserve Our Care!” We are asking Senator Capito to reject the House’s “American Health Care Act” and preserve our state’s healthcare. More
Issues: HCANHealthcare
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 public, and Senator Joe Manchin will be in attendance at four events. Join us in expressing our concerns about the ACA repeal. See a list of events and links for more information here. More
Issues: EventHCANHealthcare
Citizen Action Group Blog CAG October 15, 2009
Will the U.S. Senate Choose to Make Health Care Affordable for Families in West Virginia?
The U.S. Senate will make a choice this month between two health reform options that affect the affordability of health coverage for America’s families. More
Issues: HCANHealthcare
Citizen Action Group Blog CAG July 29, 2009
Unequal Lives: Health Care Discrimination Harms Communities of Color
No one has more st stake in the political debate over how best to shape health care reform legislation than the 103 million people of color. More
Issues: HCANHealthcarePoverty
Citizen Action Group Blog CAG June 23, 2009
Health Insurance Coverage in West Virginia Keeps Shrinking as Premiums, Family Costs Continue Climbing
The U.S. Senate will make a choice this month between two health reform options that affect the affordability of health coverage for America’s families. More
Issues: HCANHealthcare
Citizen Action Group Blog CAG May 21, 2009
West Virginia Health-Plan Premiums Soar As Insurers Face Less Competition
A few privat e health insurance companies have built a near-monopoly in the West Virginia market, burdening families and businesses with premiums that grew four times faster than wages from 2000 to 2007. More
Issues: HCANHealthcare