Belinda Biafore: Chaos from the White House to the Statehouse (Gazette)

Bridget McGuire Blog

Serious times demand serious leaders. With health care for millions on the line, a drug abuse epidemic plaguing our economy, infrastructure crumbling and a middle class that needs strengthened, these are unquestionably serious times. But our leadership is far from serious. It is, in a word, chaotic. After doing the right thing by recusing himself from the investigation into Russian …

Coward of The Day: Senator Shelley Moore Capito

Bridget McGuire Blog

Coward of The Day: Senator Shelley Moore Capito “With the largest Medicaid population in the country, few states would feel the brunt of a gutted Medicaid program quite like West Virginia. But, that didn’t stop Senator Shelley Moore Capito from voting to proceed on legislation that would slash the program nearly one-third of all West Virginians, including more than half …

Will you stand up with us this weekend?

Bridget McGuire Blog

Fellow Democrats, We Stood Up last week in a big way. We registered voters at the Putnam County Fair; we held meetings from Hurricane to Shepherdstown and made plans for 2018; we knocked doors and talked to our neighbors about health care. And it worked! Yesterday, the Senate Republicans’ plan to take away health care from millions of people collapsed because …

About Last Night!

Bridget McGuire Blog

Fellow Democrat, Last night the Republicans’ attempt to take our health care failed again & it’s because of fighters like you.  Don’t get me wrong, this was their second attempt and sadly, I’m sure they aren’t finished yet but this is a victory for us and we shouldn’t forget that. Two times now your hard work, strength and determination has saved our health care and I …

Stand Up Summer is off to a great start, sign up today!

Bridget McGuire Blog

Fellow Democrat, Stand Up Summer is off to a great start! So far we’ve had hundreds of Democrats come together across the state to fight back and protect our health care, our education, our jobs, and our values as not only Democrats, but West Virginians first! This past weekend we celebrated the Fourth of July and honored those who have fought …

Protect Our Health Care!

Bridget McGuire Blog

  June 25th / 3:00 PM Municipal Auditorium – Charleston, WV The 2017 American Health Care Act would be a disaster for West Virginians – about 170,000 people in our state would lose their healthcare. Cuts to the Medicaid program would eliminate 10,200 jobs in the healthcare sector.   Let’s join together on Sunday, June 25 at 3:00 PM and …

Devastating GOP Health Repeal, What we know

Curt Zickafoose Blog

  Fight Far From Over: Millions of Americans Would Suffer Under Senate Health Repeal While Senate Republicans may have delayed votes on their health care repeal bill, the fight to defeat this disastrous legislation is far from over. This bill is unconscionably cruel and would hurt millions of Americans across the country, including American workers, women, children, older Americans and …

It’s West Virginia Day

Bridget McGuire Blog

Fellow Democrat, Join me in wishing a happy birthday to our beautiful home state of West Virginia. While today is an amazing day to celebrate those who paved the way for us and our future and those who built West Virginia into what is possible for her today, it is also day to remember what we’re fighting for.  We’re fighting …

Nationwide, Americans Fight GOP Efforts to Repeal Healthcare Protections

Bridget McGuire Blog

Nationwide, Americans Fight GOP Efforts to Repeal Healthcare Protections As Republicans work behind closed doors to pass their deeply unpopular health care repeal bill, Americans all across the country are protesting this deeply harmful legislation. If passed, it will likely end Medicaid expansion and undermine protections for people with pre-existing conditions. Ohio: Vox: Dozens of activists are driving across the …

West Virginians need your help!

Bridget McGuire Blog

Fellow Democrat, 14 days from a government shutdown and taxpayers footing the bill for nearly $700,000, GOP leadership failed West Virginia workers and families by passing a bare-bones, poverty level budget that hurts working families and our youth. With attacks on education and health care coming from national and state level GOP leadership, the future is on us. We have …