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Newsletter article Julie Archer January 17, 2022
Legislative Forecast: Winter is Here. Brace Yourself.
Here’s a glimpse of what transpired over the first few days, opportunities to learn, and information about how to engage your legislators and make your voice heard.   More
Issues: Budget prioritiesFair taxationHealth CareRacial JusticeReproductive JusticeVoting Rightswater quality
Action Alert   January 17, 2022
Citizen Civic Engagement Training – Jan 20th, 6PM
Learn how to find your representative(s), build relationships with them, and share what's most important to you as a West Virginian. More
Issues: Health CareHealthcare
Newsletter   December 13, 2021
Capital Eye Vol. 14 No. 13: Winter 2021
In this Winter 2021 edition of the Capital Eye: Winter is Coming - a 2021 Review & Goals for 2022 (pg 1), Legislative Forecast (pg 2), Health Care for All WV - Health Care Legislative Agenda (pg 4), WV for Democracy - Freedom to Vote Act (pg 5), WV New Jobs Coalition - Connecting with West Virginians (pg 6), Redistricting and Fair Maps - (pg 7), Our New Legislative and Congressional Maps: What New Districts Are You In? (pg 8), Share Your Health Care Stories (pg 9), We Need to Build Back Bolder (pg 10) More
Issues: Build Back BetterClimate ChangeDemocracyHealth CareHealthcareJobsRedistrictingVoting RightsWV Legislature
Citizen Action Group Blog Julie Archer December 12, 2021
Legislative Forecast
Winter is coming, and that means the legislative session is just around the corner. As 2021 comes to a close and we head into a new year and another legislative session, here are some issues we expect to take up time and attention under the dome.  More
Issues: Budget prioritiesCivil JusticeDemocracyHealth CareWater
Press Release Eve Marcum-Atkinson December 9, 2021
MEDIA ADVISORY: Mindy Salango Rx Drug Congressional Testimony – Dec. 10th at 10AM
Local resident Mindy Salango, who is a Type 1 diabetic, is available to discuss her upcoming testimony to the House Oversight and Reform Committee on Friday, December 10th. Mindy will speak to her experience as a consumer who struggles to afford the high price of her insulin medication. More
Issues: Build Back BetterHealth CareHealthcarePrescription Drug Prices
Action Alert Eve Marcum-Atkinson December 2, 2021
We Need Your WV Health Care Stories!
Please, consider sharing your WV Health Care Story. Decisionmakers won't know our struggles unless we tell them. More
Issues: Health CareHealthcare
Action Alert Eve Marcum-Atkinson October 22, 2021
Virtual Health Care for All Summit, 10/26 and 10/27
On Tuesday, October 26 and Wednesday, October 27 2021, The West Virginia Health Care for All Campaign will host a Virtual Health Care Summit. They will go over the policy agenda in detail. They will also have a panel of experts discussing critical health care issues for West Virginians. More
Issues: Health CareHealthcare
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 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
Action Alert CAG August 16, 2021
Morgantown: Lower Costs, Better Care Bus Tour – Aug. 18th, 10AM
On August 18, Del. Barbara Fleischauer, Del. John Williams, and Del. Evan Hansen will join health care advocates and local residents as part of Protect Our Care’s nationwide bus tour to call for lowering West Virginia families' health costs, expanding coverage, and reducing racial disparities in care. More
Issues: Health CareHealthcarePrescription Drug Prices
Press Release Eve Marcum-Atkinson August 14, 2021
Protect Our Care Launches New Ad in WV
"My name is Adrian and I have type one diabetes. Insulin was $25 a month and now I’m paying over $300 a month..." More
Issues: Health CarePrescription Drug Prices
Action Alert Eve Marcum-Atkinson August 11, 2021
HUNTINGTON, WV: Health Insurance Enrollment Event – Aug 14th 8AM-1PM
On Saturday, August 14th, from 8am-1pm, representatives will be available for free, in-person ACA health insurance enrollment help at the Wild Ramp Farmer’s Market, 555 14th St W, Huntington, WV 25704. More
Issues: ACAHealth CareHealthcareMedicaidMedicare
Press Release   August 9, 2021
13 WEST VIRGINIA STATE GROUPS SUPPORT PRESIDENT BIDEN’S TAX PLAN
The president’s fiscal plans will fulfill his general goal to achieve greater racial equity. Federal tax and spending policies have historically contributed to the troubling income and wealth gaps between Black and white Americans; Biden’s proposed reforms will reverse many of those policies More
Issues: Build Back BetterCare EconomyHealth CareInequalityInfrastructureJobs
Press Release CAG July 30, 2021
PRESS RELEASE: Protect Our Care Launches Ad in West Virginia and Other States in Seven-Figure Campaign Calling for Action To Lower Drug Prices
Protect Our Care launched its second digital ad in West Virginia as part of a seven-figure campaign about the skyrocketing cost of prescription drugs. More
Issues: Health CareHealthcarePrescription Drug Prices
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
Action Alert Eve Marcum-Atkinson July 12, 2021
Virtual TownHall: Expand and Improve Medicare to Build Back Better
Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-Wash.) and allies will host a virtual town hall to build momentum for Congress to deliver on key health care promises in the upcoming "Build Back Better" legislative package, namely bold health reforms to lower the age for people to qualify for Medicare, improve Medicare to include dental, vision, and hearing services and cap out of pocket costs, and lower prescription drug prices.  More
Issues: Health Care
Action Alert Eve Marcum-Atkinson July 7, 2021
End Vaccine Apartheid Teach-in
Only 0.03% of COVID-19 vaccines have been given to people in low income countries. This means needless untold illness, suffering, and death, AND the certainty that the virus will continue to mutate and sweep the globe. To defeat this virus anywhere, we MUST vaccinate people EVERYWHERE!   More
Issues: Care EconomyCovid-19Health CareInequality
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