16 Days & still NO budget plan!

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16 DAYS & STILL NO BUDGET PLAN THANKS FOR NOTHING, GOP Today we are 16 days into the session and our Republican majority legislature has not taken any steps to present their plan for our budget crisis. 16 days and no plan. 16 days on taxpayer dollars and they have not even began on the ONE thing they are required …

#SaveOurState Call Your Legislators!

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Governor Justice Released #SaveOurState Budget Message Call GOP legislators & tell them to get to work on budget to save our state (Charleston, WV)— Governor Justice released a video message to West Virginians about his Save Our State budget and his roads plan to create 48,000 jobs. Governor Justice has made it clear since is State of the State Address that our …

Tough Take & Big Questions on Flynn’s Resignation

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FLYNN #FlynnResignation  National Security Advisor resigned after relations with Russia were publicly revealed. What world are we living in? The Trump-Putin call with Flynn present occurred on January 28, presumably afterthe White House was alerted by the Department of Justice.   It can’t be ruled out that Flynn was acting with knowledge of others in the transition.   “The current and former …

ACA Repeal Threatens 45% of State’s Funds to Help West Virginians Battling Opioid Addiction

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ACA Repeal Threatens 45% of State’s Funds to Help West Virginians Battling Opioid Addiction If Congress repeals healthcare, more than 32,358 West Virginians in need of critical mental health services will lose access to care Study shows repealing Affordable Care Act would have stark effects on doctors’ ability to address the opioid epidemic (Charleston , WV)- New Harvard Medical School …

Trump’s First Week: So Much Worse Than Imagined

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  Donald Trump’s first week on the job went worse than we could have imagined. VIDEO: Trump’s First Week: So Much Worse Than Imagined Video: It’s Worse Than We Thought Here are 50 reasons why: 1/20 – Friday Violated the Constitution by retaining extensive business interests Began to repeal the Affordable Care Act. Let his DC hotel break rule on not promoting Trump’s …

Trump: It’s only the beginning

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TRUMP: It’s Only The Beginning Week 1 Began With An Assault On Americans ·         Unravelling Affordable Healthcare: Trump issued an executive order directing his administration to take steps that will help repeal the Affordable Care Act. The ACA is responsible for giving 20 million Americans health coverage, and if repealed, 30 million people could become uninsured.  ·         Middle-Class Homebuyers: One …

5 Things To Remember About Betsy DeVos

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5 Things To Remember About Betsy DeVos    1.       DeVos never worked in, attended, or sent her children to a public school, nor does she hold a degree in education.  She would be the first Secretary of Education who has never been a public school parent or student.   2.       Devos’ expertise in education is in influencing politicians through campaign donations to help her destroy …

For Immediate Release: WVDP Chair Statement on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

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WVDP Chair Belinda Biafore Statement on Martin Luther King Jr. Day “Today we celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and freedom fighters across the nation as we honor the fight against racial injustice and discrimination. Dr. King helped move our nation forward in a time when tension was high and violence toward each other was unfathomable. “Today we not only …

Stand With Us To Protect Your Health Care!

Bridget McGuire Blog

Senator Shelley Moore Capito, Congressmen Jenkins, Mooney, and McKinley, & the rest of the WVGOP need to know that they are hurting West Virginia.  We need your help. We’ve made calls (click here to join) & Senator Manchin has stood strong in an effort to stop the repeal without a replacement. He fought into the night for 3 very important amendments that …

For Immediate Release: Congratulations to Josh Sword from Chair Belinda Biafore

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For Immediate Release: December 14, 2016 Contact: Brittni McGuire, Brittni@wvdemocrats.com Congratulations to Josh Sword from Chair Belinda Biafore  “We are very pleased and happy for Josh Sword to serve as President of West Virginia AFL-CIO. He has shown unbelievable dedication and loyalty to West Virginia workers who have been under attack by the legislature over the past two years. Josh …