This is totally legal. We are asking you to vote twice this year.
The issues with the most votes will become the 2016 Our Children, Our Future Commitment.Vote in the primaries, to help choose the lawmakers who will represent you. … Continue Reading ››
It was almost 7 a.m. when I put on my black, pointed-toe dress shoes. My stomach hurt and my pits were already sweaty. I was leaving for the annual Our Children, Our Future (OCOF) Kids and Families Day at the … Continue Reading ››
Ever wonder why most politicians just repeat the same ol’ sentences over and over, regardless of what question they are being asked? What they are doing is sticking to their talking points. And it’s a common, … Continue Reading ››
By Phil Kabler/Gazette-Mail A coalition of 18 citizen and community organizations kicked off a campaign Monday for passage of a state Earned Income Tax Credit for low-income workers, unveiling a website that shows the economic impact of the credit, by legislative districts.
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“I know what it’s like to be marginalized. My family, a working family, barely survived the recession. I know what it’s like to experience racism. I’ve experienced sexism. So, who stands up for us? Who speaks up for us?” Sammi … Continue Reading ››
The President is in town this week to talk about our substance abuse crisis. We need action. We have the highest overdose death rate in the country.
If you were to walk into the average West Virginia kindergarten classroom, the statistics tell us that one … Continue Reading ››
America used to believe in an ideal called statesmanship.
The notion was that a public leader would be responsible not to one party, but to the public good - that it was more important to solve problems than to win political points.
But we now live in a divided era, … Continue Reading ››