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Lissa Lucas – WV House – 2018

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Political reform

We need to get the money out of politics so that our elected officials stop working for their donors, and start working to make things better for The People again.

Dear West Virginians, I Double Dog Dare You (Open letter)

It helps corporations to have their bought political mouthpieces incite regular folks to blame the other party, whichever "other" party that might be. That's because the constant bitter fighting keeps people from being able to recognize and process who's really calling the shots. The distraction allows more and more of our money to be funneled to already-wealthy corporate execs.

West Virginia’s Gas-hole Politicians

China would prefer the U.S. to be less competitive in the future, to fall behind in creating renewable energy infrastructure, to have to buy our solar panels from THEM, while our politicians fall all over themselves to move us backward rather than ahead.

Rigged to Sacrifice Regular People

Governor Justice's administration is jamming through the Antero Frackwaste dump, that will threaten so many families with the same sort of future that Minden, WV, is experiencing right now. 

How the wealthy buy WV elections and write WV law

Donald Trump, at a primary debate in August of 2015, explained: "I was a businessman. I give to everybody. When they call, I give. And you know what? When I need something from them two years later, three years later, I call them and they're there for me." Later, he said it more bluntly, "When I call, they kiss my ass, okay?"

WV #WokeAF and Angry

Seven steps to fight for WV that you must take NOW. Ignore the wave of populist anger at your peril.

Top 4 Questionable WV Politicians

4. The WV DEP. This is not a politician, of course, but I’ll call out the secretary who directs the department. By not taking part in the court actions against Jim Justice mines, it looks as if the WV DEP is responding to behind-the-scenes pressure. WV DEP Secretary Randy Huffman has already stated that he can’t do a good job of protecting people here in Ritchie and Doddridge...

4 types of politicians opposing cannabis

Cannabis legalization has failed in WV under the leadership of both parties. Cannabis is NOT an issue of party, here. Who opposes legalization, then? Four types of politicians support cannabis prohibition... 1....

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