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Are you at a threshold, too?

August 25, 2015
Yesterday we attended a moving "Ceremony of 13" at our church for my teenage son. Cultures around the world share a tradition of marking the transition from childhood to adulthood beginning at age 13 (in the Jewish tradition this is called a Bar or Bat Mitzvah). Our ministers shared why it's key to...
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12 Reasons Why We Do the Work We Do Together

August 5, 2015
Congress wants to cut spending on programs that help low-income children and families. These 12 reasons show why we need more investments in these programs, not less.
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MN at one end, MS at the other: See How Your State Ranks for Child Well-Being

July 27, 2015
The new 2015 KIDS COUNT Data Book from the Annie E Casey Foundation assesses child well-being in the states. See how your state ranks.
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Fact of the Week: Half of Children in Public Schools are Eligible for Free or Reduced Lunch

July 10, 2015
Just over half of public school children are in families with near-poverty income levels that make them eligible for free or reduced lunch. See where your state stands and what you can do to help kids get nutritious meals during summer, too.
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Congress' Year of the Caregiver?

July 10, 2015
Could 2015 be Congress’ Year of the Caregiver? At an AARP Forum on Family Caregiving in Washington, DC, on July 8, 2015, lawmakers recognized the hard work of caregiving. They spoke of bills that would provide funds to help millions across the nation in need of caregiving. The forum was attending...
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Report Back: MomsRising Members Meet With Senator Heller's Staff

July 2, 2015
We had a GREAT meeting with MomsRising members and U.S. Senator Dean Heller​'s staff in Nevada to discuss working family tax issues, including the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and Child Tax Credit (CTC)! Our members shared with Senator Heller's staff why these tax breaks help families make ends...
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Congress wants to cut Medicaid. Moms can’t let them!!!

July 1, 2015
After the U.S. Supreme Court’s Affordable Care Act decision, we need to keep the healthcare victories rolling by bringing our powerful voices to Congress! Right now, negotiations over the federal budget are starting to heat up and some members of Congress are trying to quietly make major cuts to the critically important health coverage that Medicaid provides to kids, women, and families. We can’t let this happen!
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Everything You Wanted to Know About the Budget Threats to Medicaid

June 26, 2015
There are major Congressional budget negotiations and threats coming our way, especially targeting Medicaid and healthcare. Read our Q & A to learn more about what is happening!
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Send a letter to your local paper and boost military families!

June 24, 2015
Help us make some noise that will be heard all the way on Capitol Hill by writing a Letter to the Editor that urges your members of Congress to boost military and working families by protecting and strengthening the EITC and Child Tax Credit!
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Las Vegas Moms: Can you join MomsRising for a meeting with Sen. Heller's office on June 29th?

June 24, 2015
Las Vegas moms we want you to join us for a meeting to discuss working family tax breaks, like the EITC and Child Tax Credit, with Senator Heller's office on June 29th. Let us know if you can come!
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