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Newsletter   March 14, 2023
2023 Session Wrap-up
The 2023 Legislative Session ended over the weekend, and 332 bills were completed. It has been a rough one, with a lot of bad and some good done. Keep reading to find out more. And be sure to check our events calendar for more opportunities for learning and action. More
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Newsletter   March 7, 2023
Legislative Update Week 8: Crossover Chaos
Crossover day last week saw a lot of the really terrible bills, and also many of the best we were hoping to move, hit the recycle bin. With only a few days left in the session, every call or email to our legislators, and our governor, is vitally important for the bills that remain.  More
Issues: NewsletterWV Legislature
Newsletter CAG February 28, 2023
Legislative Update Week 7: Crossover Day & Controversial Bills
Crossover day is this Wednesday. Several controversial bills are moving, along with a few good ones. Others remain stalled in committee. If you've not taken action yet, now is the time to make those calls and send those emails! More
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Newsletter   February 21, 2023
Legislative Update Week 6: Tax Plan Will Put WV Underwater
Governor Justice, and our legislature, want WV to be like Kansas, with a budget so underwater our schools won't have the funds to operate. Suffice to say, there's a Lot going on under the dome. Keep reading to find out more about what's happening and how you can take action. More
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Newsletter article Julie Archer February 14, 2023
Bills Passed Day 1 – Where Are They Now?
Curious what had happened with all the bills the Senate passed the first day? Here's a run down. More
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Newsletter   February 14, 2023
Legislative Update Week 5: The Big Disconnect
Too many in the majority party controlling the Legislature right now are basically disconnected from real solutions needed to address many of the critical problems facing our state. Keep reading to find out more about what's happening under the dome and how you can take action. More
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Newsletter article Julie Archer February 7, 2023
Tax & Budget, Culture Wars and Other Bill Action
The Governor continued his roadshow to promote his personal income tax cut proposal, but the plan is going nowhere fast in the Senate... More
Issues: Fair RepresentationFair taxationHealthcareImmigrationInequalityWV Legislature
Newsletter   February 7, 2023
Legislative Update Week 4: Small Government?
The WV Legislature, dominated by the party of so-called ‘small government’, keeps inserting itself into the bedrooms and doctors offices of our citizens, most recently by The House banning all gender-affirming care for our transgender youth, despite vocal opposition... More
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Newsletter CAG January 31, 2023
Legislative Update Week 3: It’s About to Get Ugly
In addition to guns in schools, the legislature is taking action on a number of other controversial issues that in a sane and rational world wouldn’t be taking up time better spent addressing real issues affecting our state. Keep reading for more on what's happening under the dome. More
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Citizen Action Group Blog Eve Marcum-Atkinson January 12, 2023
NAACP and others deliver an address on the “State of WV Children and Families”
In response to the Governor's State of the State address, groups gathered at the capitol to speak on the budget, and how the status quo is hurting WV children and families. More
Issues: Budget prioritiesFair taxationInequalityKids and familiesPovertyWV Legislature
Newsletter Eve Marcum-Atkinson December 27, 2022
Capital Eye Vol. 15 No. 16: Looking Ahead to 2023!
Our December Newsletter is ready, and it’s in PRINT! Also, check out Gary's year-end note to all. More
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Newsletter Eve Marcum-Atkinson August 25, 2022
Capital Eye Vol. 15 No. 14: Special Session and More!
Our August Newsletter is ready, and it's in PRINT! Check your mailboxes, or contact us if you'd like one. We'd be happy to mail one to you. More
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Action Alert Eve Marcum-Atkinson August 7, 2022
Call Your Legislators! Tell them West Virginians WANT Reproductive Freedom!
Call your legislators today! Tell them West Virginians WANT reproductive freedom and bodily autonomy, not forced birth after rape and incest, and not imprisonment of our medical professionals and doctors. More
Issues: AbortionBodily AutonomyReproductive JusticeWV Legislature
Newsletter   May 25, 2022
Capital Eye Vol. 15 No. 11: Election Reds & Blues
It's May, all the flowers are blooming like crazy, and there is a lot going on in Charleston and in DC, so here's the 11th edition of our Capital Eye newsletter to break it all down. More
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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 tanksBudget prioritiesCensorshipDiabetesFair taxationHealth CareKids and familiesMedicaidOil and GasRacial JusticeUnemployment benefitsVaccinesVoting Rightswater qualityWorker's SafetyWV Legislature
Newsletter   March 23, 2022
Capital Eye Vol. 15 No. 9: Legislative Wrap Up
Here's our wrap up of the 2022 WV Legislative Session. You can also stay connected by following us on Facebook and Twitter!  More
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Newsletter article Gary Zuckett March 7, 2022
Final Stretch, Beware of Zombie Bills
Last Wednesday was Crossover Day, when all bills not passed out of their house of origin are considered “dead”. “Dead” is in quotations because, when leadership wants a bill, it can come back to life like zombies. More
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Newsletter   March 7, 2022
Capital Eye Vol. 15 No. 8: Week Eight of the WV Legislative Session
It's the EIGHTH full week of the 2022 Legislative Session! Stay up-to-date on what’s happening under the dome by watching for our weekly Capital Eye e-blast and following us on Facebook and Twitter.  More
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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   February 28, 2022
Capital Eye Vol. 15 No. 7: Week Seven of the WV Legislative Session
It's the SEVENTH full week of the 2022 Legislative Session! Stay up-to-date on what’s happening under the dome by watching for our weekly Capital Eye e-blast and following us on Facebook and Twitter.  More
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