Tag: Social security

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Newsletter article Gary Zuckett March 4, 2019
One Week to Go @ WV Legislature!
Each week keeps getting wilder at the 2019 legislature. Last week was no exception. Wednesday was "Crossover Day", when all bills needed to be passed out of their "house of origin." It was a week of highs and lows, but mostly lows. Read on to see what mischief, mayhem and madness transpired. More
Issues: Budget PrioritiesDEPDiscriminationEducationEnergyFair taxationHealthcareInequalityKids and familiesMedicareSocial securityWater
Press Release   April 17, 2018
New ‘Tax Day’ Study Reports on How Tax Law Enriches Corporations, Wealthy While Putting Health Care, Public Services at Risk
Today, WV Citizen Action released a new report by Americans for Tax Fairness and Health Care for America Now detailing the affects of the tax cut package on families in West Virginia and compares that with the tax benefits that health insurance companies and prescription drug manufacturers receive under the same law. Read the full report and highlights here. More
Issues: Fair taxationHealthcareInequalityKids and familiesMedicareSNAPSocial security
Action Alert   October 4, 2017
Call Congress: Vote NO on cuts to Medicare, Medicaid to Pay for Tax Cuts
On THURSDAY, OCT. 5, Congress will vote on a federal budget proposal that cuts Medicaid, Medicare and education and gives big tax breaks to the rich and corporations. Call your Representative NOW at 888-516-5820 and tell them to vote NO on the House budget resolution. More
Issues: Budget PrioritiesEducationFair taxationHealthcareKids and familiesMedicareSocial security
Press Release CAG October 3, 2012
2012 Congressional Report Card: Rep. Shelley Moore Capito Failing Seniors
Did Congresswoman Capito Make the Grade on the Issues Seniors Care About Most? More
Issues: Fair taxationHealthcareSocial security
Citizen Action Group Blog CAG August 9, 2005
Bush Privatization Plan Would Devastate West Virginia’s Economy
Plan creates new $6.8 billion unfunded federal mandate on state – plunges at least 59,000 West Virginia seniors into poverty More
Issues: Social security
Citizen Action Group Blog CAG August 9, 2005
West Virginia’s Rural Communities Rely on Social Security Income More Than Non-Rural Communities
The mandatory benefit cuts included in the President’s Social Security privatization proposal would hurt West Virginia’s rural communities more harshly than urban communities. More
Issues: Social security
Citizen Action Group Blog CAG May 11, 2005
Productivity Growth and Social Security’s Future
“In 1950, there were 16 workers per one putting money into the system—which means that when somebody retired, there’s 16 workers contributing to that person’s retirement. Today there’s 3.3 workers contributing for each beneficiary. More
Issues: Social security