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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
Action Alert Eve Marcum-Atkinson July 6, 2021
PARKERSBURG: Health Insurance Enrollment Event
Any West Virginia resident will be able to come to the event to get free enrollment or re-enrollment help for Marketplace plans. Representatives will be able to answer questions or provide enrollment help. More information is available by calling (304) 356-5834 or visiting www.acanavigator.com More
Issues: Health CareHealthcare
Action Alert Eve Marcum-Atkinson July 3, 2021
HINTON: WV Summer Jam For The People: Democracy, Jobs + CARE – a – Van
We’re going on tour! Join us as we celebrate together and take action for DEMOCRACY, JOBS and CARE! FREE FOOD, MUSIC and Family FUN! More
Issues: DemocracyfreeHealth CareJobs
Action Alert   June 24, 2021
HIV SOS – Sat. June 26th – Magic Island, Charleston WV
Free hot dogs, free ices, free t-shirts, naloxone, music, COVID-19 vaccines, and more. Plus get ready to form a human "HIV SOS"! More
Issues: harm reductionHealth CareHIV
Citizen Action Group Blog Gary Zuckett June 2, 2021
Comments on WV polling on Rx Costs
Drug companies are among the most profitable corporations on the planet, especially in the United States where patent laws give them an unfettered monopoly to raise prices at will just because they can. This makes life-saving medications unaffordable for many Americans and needs to stop now! More
Issues: Health CareHealthcarePrescription Drug Prices
Action Alert Eve Marcum-Atkinson May 12, 2021
Your Story Has Power! Will you share it?
Many of us in WV are struggling to cover medical expenses, care for loved ones, find good paying jobs with medical coverage, or work hard but still not earn a living wage. Share your experiences with us & help make positive change. More
Issues: Care EconomyEconomyHealth CareHealthcareInfrastructureJobs
Action Alert Eve Marcum-Atkinson May 5, 2021
Calling All Wednesdays! Today’s Calls: Sen. Manchin – Please Lower Prescription Drug Prices!
Over one-third of Americans cannot afford the medications their physicians have prescribed them, forcing them to ration care by splitting doses or to go without life-saving drugs altogether.  More
Issues: Health CareHealthcarePrescription Drug Prices
Action Alert Eve Marcum-Atkinson May 3, 2021
Your Story Has Power! Will you share it?
Many of us in WV are struggling to cover medical expenses, care for loved ones, find good paying jobs with medical coverage, or work hard but still not earn a living wage. Share your experiences with us & help make positive change. More
Issues: Care EconomyEconomyHealth CareHealthcareInfrastructureJobs
Press Release Alexandra Gallo April 29, 2021
THRIVE Act introduced: $10 trillion infrastructure plan prioritizes climate, care, jobs and justice
Members of Congress backed by a cross-movement nationwide grassroots organizing effort announced the formal introduction of the THRIVE Act in Congress today. More
Issues: Clean EnergyEnvironmentHealth CareJobsUnions
Press Release Eve Marcum-Atkinson March 29, 2021
PRESS ADVISORY: West Virginia Working Families Party, WV Citizen Action Group, and Sierra Club Announce Formation Of ‘WV New Jobs Coalition’
On Wednesday, March 31st at 10 AM, West Virginia Working Families Party, WV Citizen Action Group, Service Employees International Union, Sierra Club, and others will hold an online press conference announcing the formation of the “WV New Jobs Coalition”, the release of the WV New Jobs report and announce ten days of action April 1 - 10, calling on Sen. Manchin and Sen. Capito to support the THRIVE ACT.  More
Issues: AgricultureClean EnergyClimate JusticeHealth CareInfrastructureJobsLiving wage
Newsletter   March 29, 2021
Capital Eye Vol. 14 No. 7: Week 8 of the 2021 Legislative Session
With two weeks to go in 2021 WV Legislative Session here's a look at what's happening under the dome and actions you can take. More
Issues: Budget prioritiesCivil JusticeDemocracyFair CourtsHealth CareKids and families
Newsletter article Gary Zuckett March 29, 2021
What A Taxing Week!
Conservatives are constantly harping about their desire for small local governance - except when they don’t. Too many examples this session to list them all but one of the whoppers is a proposed amendment to the WV constitution to give the Legislature more control over county property taxes with the intent to slash taxes paid by big, out of state corporations. The House is also debating an alternative to the Governor's income tax phase our that would devastate the state budget. More here on these and other updates from the 'Bad Idea Factory.' More
Issues: Budget prioritiesEnergyHealth CareKids and families
Newsletter article Gary Zuckett March 22, 2021
Session Moves into Spring
Spring equinox brings new life back in the earthly cycle of death and rebirth. After this legislative session we’ll need a rebirth of our political cycle to make sure that the next elections bring new life behind the desks at the Capitol. New faces pushing those red and green buttons which have such a profound […] More
Issues: Aboveground tanksBudget prioritiesClean electionsCoronavirus ReliefCovid-19DemocracyEducationEnvironmentFair CourtsHealth CareHealthcareInequalityKids and familiesPollutionTaxesWaterWorkers
Newsletter   March 22, 2021
Capital Eye Vol. 14 No. 6: 2021 – Week 7 of WV Legislative Session
This is Week 7 of the WV Legislative Session. Stay up-to-date on what’s happening under the dome by watching for our Capital Eye e-blast and following us. More
Issues: Aboveground tanksBudget prioritiesClean electionsCoronavirus ReliefCovid-19DemocracyEducationEnvironmentFair CourtsHealth CareHealthcareInequalityKids and familiesPollutionTaxesWaterWorkers
Action Alert   March 16, 2021
Reimagine Safety Up and Down the Ballot: Movement Politics 2021 – 3/18 EST @ 8PM
Safety = clean water, housing, education, sustainable jobs, health care, and freedom from police violence. Local elected officials decide where resources go in your community. More
Issues: EducationHealth CareHousingJobsSocial JusticeSustainabilityVoting RightsWater
Newsletter article Gary Zuckett March 15, 2021
What’s really Happening at the Legislature
More than ever this session, laws are being made to benefit corporations and enrich their millionaire and billionaire owners at the expense of regular West Virginians and their families. More
Issues: Aboveground tanksBudget prioritiesClean electionsCoronavirus ReliefCovid-19DemocracyEducationEnvironmentFair CourtsHealth CareHealthcareInequalityKids and familiesPollutionTaxesWaterWorkers
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