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Blog 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: Health CareHealth InsuranceJobsMedicaid
Blog Eve Marcum-Atkinson February 9, 2022
Press conference on HB 3001 “Medicaid Buy-in” bill: Feb 10th at 10AM
Thursday at 10:00 am, the Health Care for All WV coalition will be having a press conference from the Capitol. Please join us virtually, or if you would like to attend in-person, contact us...  More
Issues: Health CareInequalityMedicaid
Blog Eve Marcum-Atkinson February 9, 2022
Live Q&A: How to Claim Child Tax Credit and Earned Income Tax Credits on your taxes – Feb 15th @6PM
Community Change be hosting another Live Q&A with Linda Dixon, Public Affairs Specialist at the IRS on Tuesday, February 15th at 6:00 pm ET.  Linda will highlight what people need to know for this tax season. More
Issues: Build Back BetterCTCTaxes
Blog Eve Marcum-Atkinson February 9, 2022
MEDIA ADVISORY: Health Advocacy Coalition Highlights Legislation That Could Address Medicaid “Benefits Cliff” at No State Cost
WHAT: Press conference in support of HB 3001 WHEN: Thursday, February 10, 2022 at 10:00am More
Blog Eve Marcum-Atkinson February 8, 2022
Bad Tax Bill Moving Quickly – Take Action NOW!
Make no mistake, this bill starts a ticking clock that would eventually eliminate the state’s income tax and, with it, nearly half of our state budget. More
Issues: Taxes
Blog Julie Archer January 27, 2022
Campaign Launched to Inform West Virginians That They May Have Been Removed from the Voter Rolls
The campaign communicates to West Virginians whose names have been removed from the voter rolls according to data provided by the Secretary of State. The campaign encourages these individuals to double check their registration status. If they remain eligible to vote, the mailers provide information on how to re-register so they may vote in this year’s elections. More
Issues: ElectionsVoting
Blog Eve Marcum-Atkinson January 21, 2022
Health Care Thursdays!
The West Virginia legislative session is moving forward full-throttle! Now is the time to influence. Here’s how you can be part of the action! More
Issues: Healthcare
Blog Eve Marcum-Atkinson January 21, 2022
MEDIA ADVISORY: BILLIONAIRES ARE SPENDING 39 TIMES MORE ON FEDERAL ELECTIONS SINCE CITIZENS UNITED SUPREME COURT DECISION IN 2010
661 Billionaires Pumped $1.2 Billion Into 2020 Elections—About 1 Out of Every 10 Dollars Contributed As American Tycoons Translate Riches Into Political Clout  More
Issues: Taxes
Blog WVCAEF January 20, 2022
Building Bridges: Continuing the Conservation on Climate Change
Join ReImagine Appalachia and other partner organizations for PART 2 of our climate change panel and workshops! More
Issues: Climate Change
Blog Eve Marcum-Atkinson January 20, 2022
2022 Budget Breakfast
Join us for the West Virginia Center on Budget & Policy 9th annual Budget Breakfast! More
Blog Eve Marcum-Atkinson January 19, 2022
MEDIA ADVISORY: TOP 10 AMERICAN BILLIONAIRES GET $1 BILLION RICHER EVERY DAY
A member of the billionaire Top 10 made in a single minute (about $75,600 on average) nearly the median household income earned for the whole year ($80,000 in 2021). More
Issues: EconomyInequality
Blog Eve Marcum-Atkinson January 12, 2022
MEDIA ADVISORY: WV Groups Will Urge Senator Manchin To Negotiate Extension of Child Tax Credit
A recent survey found 86% of West Virginia parents reported the monthly payments made a “huge difference” for their families. More
Blog Eve Marcum-Atkinson January 7, 2022
Citizen Civic Engagement Training
Learn how to find your representative(s), build relationships with them, and share what's most important to you as a West Virginian. More
Blog Eve Marcum-Atkinson January 7, 2022
USCCB Letter on Budget Reconciliation
USCCB Letter on Budget Reconciliation More
Blog Eve Marcum-Atkinson January 5, 2022
AMERICA’S BILLIONAIRES GOT $1 TRILLION RICHER LAST YEAR
Sources: Forbes, "The World's Real-Time Billionaires, Today's Winners and Losers," accessed Dec. 31, 2020 and Dec. 31, 2021 More
Issues: EconomyTaxes
Blog Eve Marcum-Atkinson January 3, 2022
Winter Care Fair – Donation Drive
The Winter Care Fair will be on January 15, 2022 at 2pm. There will be a hot lunch, coffee and cocoa, harm reduction supplies and recovery information, wound care, menstrual products, and more. More
Blog Julie Archer December 23, 2021
Double Your Impact: Donation Match for Fair Courts Work
Our democracy is being put to the test. Courts are one of our last lines of defense against abuses of power in elections. But an alarming report by the Brennan Center for Justice shows that partisan state lawmakers are increasingly taking aim at the ability of state courts to ensure free and fair elections. Can you make a donation so we continue fighting for free, fair, and safe elections and fair and impartial courts? More
Issues: DemocracyFair CourtsVoting Rights
Blog Eve Marcum-Atkinson December 14, 2021
I was dead in a helicopter – A WV Health Care Story
“I was dead in a helicopter,” said Alan Brown. He’d had COVID-19 in January of 2021, and it was miserable but manageable. He felt lucky. Then, a few weeks later, he was in the ER. More
Issues: COVID-19Health CareHealth Insurance
Blog Eve Marcum-Atkinson December 13, 2021
VIDEO Now Available – 2021 Virtual HEALTH CARE Summit
This event was hosted in partnership with West Virginians for Affordable Health Care, West Virginia Center on Budget and Policy, and West Virginia Citizen Action. More
Issues: Prescription Drug Prices
Blog 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
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