Pass HEROES Act Now — Sen. Shelley Moore Capito (WV)
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Grassroots Lobbying & Social Media Pressure

W. Virginia Sen. Shelley Moore Capito

Information on HEROES and West Virginia

Talking Points

Education Funding

Direct Aid to State Government

Healthcare

Fact Sheet: “Key Funding Components of the HEROES Act for West Virginia”

Videos & Online Ads

Tell West Virginia Sen. Capito to Support the HEROES Act

AFT HEROES Campaign—Shelley Moore Capito, West Virginia

Social Media Shares

Don’t Forfeit Our Future

Community in Crisis

People in West Virginia Need Relief Now

HEROES will give $4.2 Billion to West Virginia, Stop Stalling Sen. Capito

COVID-19 is hurting West Virginia families…

Sen. Capito voted to bailout corporations…

Information on HEROES and West Virginia

Talking Points

Education Funding

Direct Aid to State Government

Healthcare

Fact Sheet: “Key Funding Components of the HEROES Act for West Virginia”

Videos & Online Ads

If you need to download video files, please email us at aftvideo@aft.org.

Tell West Virginia Sen. Capito to Support the HEROES Act

Video

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AFT HEROES Campaign—Shelley Moore Capito, West Virginia

Video

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Click here to watch the 15-second national video on YouTube

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Sample Social Media Text for Videos

Twitter Sample Text #1:

.@SenCapito, please don’t let our schools suffer any more than they already have because of COVID-19. Not passing the #HEROESAct could mean the loss of a great resource & support system that our kids desperately need. #ProtectEssentialWorkers

Twitter Sample Text #2:

Call @SenCapito and tell her to support the #HEROESAct—don’t forfeit the future for our children. ☎️ 833-868-8109 #ProtectEssentialWorkers

Twitter Sample Text #3:

Tell @SenCapito we 𝐦𝐮𝐬𝐭 pass the #HEROESAct. ☎️ 833-868-8109 #ProtectEssentialWorkers

Facebook/Instagram Sample Text #1:

Call Sen. Capito and tell her to support the HEROES Act—don’t forfeit the future for our children. ☎️ 833-868-8109

Facebook/Instagram Sample Text #2:

Tell Sen. Capito not to let our schools suffer any more than they already have because of COVID-19—we 𝐦𝐮𝐬𝐭 pass the HEROES Act. ☎️ 833-868-8109

Social Media Shares

Below are some sample social media posts you, your members and community allies can share to put pressure on Sen. Shelley Moore Capito to pass the HEROES Act. You can mix-and-match the graphics and text samples—or write your own!

Don’t Forfeit Our Future

Twitter Sample Text #1:

Tell @SenCapito: don’t forfeit the future for our kids. Pass the #HEROESAct. #ProtectEssentialWorkers ☎️ 833-868-8109 #ProtectEssentialWorkers

Twitter Sample Text #2:

Call @SenCapito now and demand she support the #HEROESAct before the Senate clears out for the #GOPVacation. ☎️ 833-868-8109 #ProtectEssentialWorkers

Facebook Sample Text #1:

Tell Sen. Shelley Moore Capito don’t forfeit the future for our kids. Pass the HEROES Act. Call her office today: ☎️ 833-868-8109

Facebook Sample Text #2:

Call Sen. Shelley Moore Capito now and demand she support the HEROES Act before the Senate clears out for their GOP Vacation. ☎️ 833-868-8109

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Community in Crisis

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Our communities in West Virginia are in crisis. So why is @SenCapito taking a #GOPVacation instead of passing the HEROES Act? #HEROESAct #ProtectEssentialWorkers

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Call @SenCapito now and demand she support the #HEROESAct before the Senate clears out for the #GOPVacation. ☎️ 833-868-8109 #ProtectEssentialWorkers

Facebook Sample Text #1:

Our communities in West Virginia are in crisis. So why is Sen. Shelley Moore Capito taking GOP Vacation instead of passing the HEROES Act? Call her office today: ☎️ 833-868-8109

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Call Sen. Shelley Moore Capito now and demand she support the HEROES Act before the Senate clears out for their GOP Vacation. ☎️ 833-868-8109

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People in West Virginia Need Relief Now

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Why is @SenCapito stalling when her constituents need help now? #HEROESAct #ProtectEssentialWorkers #GOPVacation

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Call @SenCapito now and demand she support the #HEROESAct. ☎️ 833-868-8109 #ProtectEssentialWorkers #GOPVacation

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People in West Virginia want to protect essential workers, get relief to struggling families and protect our public schools. The House passed a bill that does all that. Why is @SenCapito  stalling? #HEROESAct #ProtectEssentialWorkers #GOPVacation

Facebook/Instagram Sample Text #1:

Why is Sen. Shelley Moore Capito stalling when her constituents need help now? Call 833-868-8109 and ask her to pass the HEROES Act.

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People in West Virginia want to protect essential workers, get relief to struggling families and protect our public schools. The House passed a bill that does all that. Why is Sen. Shelley Moore Capito stalling?

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HEROES will give $4.2 Billion to West Virginia, Stop Stalling Sen. Capito

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What is @SenCapito waiting for? ☎️ Call 833-868-8109 to tell her to act now! #HEROESAct #ProtectEssentialWorkers #GOPVacation

Twitter Sample Text #2:

Why won’t you help West Virginia get the relief we need @SenCapito? #HEROESAct #ProtectEssentialWorkers #GOPVacation

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What are you waiting for, @SenCapito?

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What are you waiting for, Sen. Capito?

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The HEROES Act will protect West Virginia’s essential workers, provide direct cash assistance to struggling West Virginia families and shore up West Virginia’s schools and public services. What is Sen. Capito waiting for? Call 833-868-8109 to demand she pass the HEROES Act.

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COVID-19 is hurting West Virginia families…

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It’s time to help West Virginia families, @SenCapito. #HEROESAct #ProtectEssentialWorkers  #GOPVacation

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West Virginia families need help but @SenCapito isn’t acting. Let's raise our voices and make sure she gets the message loud and clear that her constituents want action now! ☎️ Call 833-868-8109 #HeroesAct #ProtectEssentialWorkers #GOPVacation

Twitter Sample Text #3

You know what would help West Virginia families, @SenCapito? The #HEROESAct.

#ProtectEssentialWorkers #GOPVacation

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Sen. Capito: It’s time to stop playing politics and help West Virginia families.

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Sen. Capito could act now to help West Virginia families. Why isn’t she demanding a vote on the HEROES Act?

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You know what would help West Virginia families? The HEROES Act. Call 833-868-8109 to demand Sen. Capito pass it.

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Sen. Capito voted to bailout corporations…

Twitter Sample Text #1

Of course, @SenCapito voted with the 💰💰💰. Isn’t it time she cast a vote for the rest of her constituents? #HEROESAct #ProtectEssentialWorkers #GOPVacation

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.@SenCapito, seems clear you’re happy to support big corporations. What do your constituents have to do to get you to vote for relief for us?  #HEROESAct #ProtectEssentialWorkers #GOPVacation

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Call 833-868-8109 to demand @SenCapito start taking care of her constituents the way she does corporations. #HEROESACt #ProtectEssentialWorkers #GOPVacation

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Come on, Sen. Capito. If you can help corporations, can’t you help us too?

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Big corporate donors probably have a direct line, but we can call at 833-868-8109 to make sure Sen. Capito hears from constituents who want inclusive relief for families, essential workers and teachers in West Virginia.

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