Tag: Worker’s Safety

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Newsletter article Julie Archer March 14, 2023
Elections & Courts – Final Legislative Update
Of the nine election bills passed by the Senate, three were taken up and passed by the House during the final week of the session. Unfortunately, two of these would decrease transparency of political spending in West Virginia. More
Issues: Budget PrioritiesCivil RightsDemocracyWorker's Safety
Action Alert   May 8, 2022
We’re Counting on You, Joe! Black Lung Press Conference and Campaign Launch
Members of the Black Lung Association will be hosting a press conference on Thursday, May 12th at 1 pm at the Coal Miners Memorial at the Charleston Capitol Grounds. More
Issues: Worker's Safety
Newsletter article   March 23, 2022
Environmental Wrap-Up
The good and bad that passed this Legislative Session…  More
Issues: Oil and GasPollutionPrivatizationReclamationWaterwater qualityWorker's Safety
Newsletter article Gary Zuckett March 23, 2022
Life After Session
Out of the 2,216 bills introduced during the 2022 legislative session, only 239 survived. Lots of really bad bills died, along with most of the good ones. Not an uplifting appraisal but... it could have been much worse. More
Issues: Aboveground Storage TanksBudget PrioritiesCivil RightsDemocracyEnvironmentFair taxationHealthcareWorker's Safety
Action Alert Eve Marcum-Atkinson March 10, 2022
URGENT: Contact Your Delegate(s) TODAY About These Bills!
Please contact your Delegates TODAY about these bills. The top three are on Second Reading (amendment stage) today, and will be up for Third Reading and a final vote tomorrow. More
Issues: CensorshipInequalityRacial JusticeUnemployment benefitsWorker's Safety
Newsletter article   March 7, 2022
Environmental Update: The good and bad of CROSSOVER DAY!
Remember when 300,000 West Virginians in nine counties had their water contaminated by a toxic chemical leak? Apparently our Legislature either has a really short memory, or they don’t care. More
Issues: Aboveground Storage TanksAir QualityOil and GasPrivatizationReclamationwater qualityWorker's Safety
Newsletter article Gary Zuckett February 28, 2022
Crossover Day in this ‘Overreach’ Session
When leadership has a bill they really want to keep alive, there are ways to amend them into other legislation that can survive Crossover from their house of origin. In short, nothing is really dead until the very end. More
Issues: Worker's SafetyWV Legislature
Newsletter article Eve Marcum-Atkinson February 14, 2022
Medicaid Helped Her Get Back To Work – a WV Health Care Story
After gaining assistance, seeking medical treatment, and getting back on her necessary medications, Cassandra was able to get back to work, finding new employment with not just one job, but two! More
Issues: EconomyHealthcareWorker's Safety