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5 Actions To Take after the June 5 Candlelight Vigils for Medicaid Expansion

Tell Your Healthcare Story. Your story matters! Even though talking about being uninsured and not being able to access the care you need when you’re sick is difficult to do, oftentimes it’s the stories that lawmakers hear about everyday North Carolinians that can move their hearts and minds. Please share your srory with Rebecca Cerese,…

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Keep Up the Pressure for the ERA

The Equal Rights Amendment is still an active bill in the General Assembly. In the next few weeks, please escalate personal visits, emails, letters, and calls with your elected representatives and senators in the NC General Assembly.  It needs to be a face-to-face visit, individualized mailing, or phone call. First, if you’re outside of Buncombe County and your state representative or…

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Oppose Duke Energy Rate Hike Bills

Call your NC State Representative to oppose North Carolina House Bill 624, which would allow electric monopolies to get a single regulatory approval for five years of rate hikes.

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“Release The Report!” Follow-Up Actions

The April 4 National Day of Action called nationwide attention to the importance of releasing the full Mueller Report to Congress and the American people. You spoke out, you rallied, and now it’s time to follow up. Be sure to keep the pressure on with these three simple steps: Call or write your Members of Congress and…

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Release the Report, Nationwide Day of Action

Join us, along with over 230 protests around the country, April 4 at 6:00 PM. We are partnering with MoveOn, Progress North Carolina, and Progress NC. Our message: Barr’s “announcement” doesn’t amount to much. We demand the full report; he may redact it heavily. We demand immediacy; he keeps pushing the deadline. We don’t know…

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Sign Now: Make the Mueller Report Public!

Sign this petition to Senators Tillis and Burr, urging them to take action to make the Mueller Report public. Then join us Wednesday afternoon, March 27, at 12:30 pm, as we deliver a stack of petitions to Sen. Tillis’s office at the Historic Courthouse Square in Hendersonville. The petition states simply: “Americans have the right…

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Join Rapid Response to Stop Offshore Drilling in NC

The Trump administration is gearing up to open our Atlantic coast to offshore drilling, despite the overwhelming objections of governors and citizens of coastal states. The Center for Biological Diversity has set up a Rapid Response protest, so that within 48 hours of the release of the administration’s plans, there will be protests across North…

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