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Parents to Walgreens: Back us up!

February 20, 2017
My kids and I are always hatching plans for (I’ll be honest, often overambitious) craft projects. So we’re in and out of stores a lot, picking up the often-forgotten small items to finish that star blaster or ride-on pony. This actually happened: Last month my son and I were in a large chain store...
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#MilitaryMonday: Military Spouse: Get Hired with Confidence

February 20, 2017
Finding a job as a military spouse can be difficult. But the ladies over at MadSkills have you covered!
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My remarks to the Washington Senate Early Learning & K-12 Education Committee on Dual Language Programs

February 17, 2017
Good afternoon Chair Zeiger and members of the Committee. My name is Casey Osborn-Hinman and I am a Campaign Director with MomsRising, a grassroots organization with 40,000 members in Washington State. We are here today in strong support of SB 5529. MomsRising is appreciative of the commitment...
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MomsRising on the #DayWithoutImmigrants

February 16, 2017
Diversity makes America strong, creative and prosperous - and that diversity comes from immigrants. We know that immigrants play a large and important role in our economy, but today’s #DayWithoutImmigrants action proves just how important immigrants are: founding many of our largest companies,...
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Children’s Budget Coalition applauds Senator Ron Wyden for Standing Up For Kids

February 16, 2017
The U.S. Senate is slogging through the nomination process of Cabinet-level presidential appointments. Several positions remain unfilled and one position – the Director of the White House Office of Management of Budget (OMB) – is of particular importance to the Children’s Budget Coalition, which is...
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Puzder Withdrawal a Victory for American Workers

February 15, 2017
Today, Andrew Puzder withdrew his nomination to be the United States Secretary of Labor, a major victory for America’s working moms, dads and families and a demonstration of the power of grassroots activism. Half of all primary breadwinners are moms. The U.S. Department of Labor is critical to the...
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American families need a paid family & medical leave policy that check's ALL the boxes!

February 15, 2017
Can you believe that in the United States only 14% of workers --and only 5% of low-wage workers --have access to paid leave through their employers?[1] American workers need a national paid family and medical leave policy that checks ALL the boxes: It needs to be ACCESSIBLE to all workers, offer a...
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#5Actions For This Week — #KeepMarching!

February 13, 2017
Well, that was a whirlwind of a week last week. Whew. It’s already Monday again! And here are the Top 5 Actions Of The Week for this week. You can take one action a day, or all five on the same day; you can take action any time of day or night, your choice! One thing is clear: The increased number...
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