PRESS RELEASE: FORMER SENATE PRESIDENT/LT. GOV. JEFF KESSLER, FORMER STATE TREASURER JOHN PERDUE, DELEGATE JOHN WILLIAMS TO DISCUSS NEED FOR AMERICAN JOBS PLAN, REJECT GOP DEMANDS THAT HURT WEST VIRGINIA FAMILIES

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: 
Lynette Maselli |  [email protected] | 304-415-8099
June 8, 2021

*** Virtual Event on Thursday, June 10th at 11:00AM ET
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FORMER SENATE PRESIDENT/LT. GOV. JEFF KESSLER, FORMER STATE TREASURER JOHN PERDUE, DELEGATE JOHN WILLIAMS TO DISCUSS NEED FOR AMERICAN JOBS PLAN, REJECT GOP DEMANDS THAT HURT WEST VIRGINIA FAMILIES

CHARLESTON, WV—On Thursday, June 10th at 11:00AM, former Lieutenant Governor Jeff Kessler, former State Treasurer John Perdue, Delegate John Williams, and concerned West Virginians will join Invest in America Action West Virginia for a virtual press conference to discuss the need for the job creating investments in the American Jobs and Families Plans.

They will also discuss how the Republican demands that are stalling progress on the legislation would be harmful to working families in the state, including prioritizing tax breaks for corporations over West Virginia families, gutting funding for West Virginia’s essential workers, raising taxes on middle-class families by imposing user fees, and leaving job-creating investments on the table.

What:
Virtual press conference with elected officials and labor representatives and advocates to discuss the American Jobs and Families Plans and what lawmakers must deliver for West Virginia as they enter a new phase of infrastructure negotiations.

Who:
Former Senate President/ Lt. Governor, Jeff Kessler
Former State Treasurer, John Perdue
Sherry McKinney, SEIU199
Delegate John Williams, Monongalia-51
Ryan Frankenberry, West Virginia Working Families Party
Lynette Maselli, Invest in America Action West Virginia

When:
Thursday, June 10th at 11:00AM

Where:
Zoom Registration Link

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About Invest in America

Invest In America is a national rapid response operation advocating for robust public investment to rescue the economy from the COVID crisis and create prosperity for the future, and to fight back against fear-mongers who use deficit concerns as a scapegoat to starve American communities and businesses of resources.

The operation consists of two components: Invest in America, the charitable and public education arm, which is a fiscally sponsored project of Economic Security Project funded by the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation and Economic Security Project co-chair Chris Hughes; and Invest in America Action, the advocacy and social welfare arm, which is a fiscally sponsored project of Economic Security Project Action funded by Chris Hughes and the Omidyar Network.

Learn more at InvestInAmericaNow.com and @InvestNowUSA, and InvestinAmericaProject.com.

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