April 11, 2016Tax Day is coming up! Is your #milfamily prepared?
families & the federal budget family economic security healthcare politics & policy Realistic & Fair Wages
April 7, 2016Investing in housing and renters' assistance improves the health outcomes of infants and children and lowers healthcare spending.
April 6, 2016Cross posted from Coalition for Human Needs (CHN). Back in February, we at Coalition for Human Needs told you about a tax-dodging scheme that is all too common in this day and age: Pfizer, a U.S. pharmaceutical company and one of the world’s largest, wanted to avoid $35 billion in U.S. taxes on...
April 1, 2016More Americans die every year from drug overdoses than they do in car crashes. That’s one of the reasons President Obama was in Atlanta this Tuesday speaking at the National Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit, the largest national collaboration of local, state and federal agencies, business, academia, treatment providers, counselors and advocates impacted by prescription drug abuse and heroin use.
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March 31, 2016Members of Congress like to talk about securing the future for our children and grandchildren. Instead, Congress has foreclosed opportunity for many thousands of children because of its irresponsible failure to protect them from lead poison. Congress needs to come back and ensure that all children now threatened by such toxic inaction have the protection and services they need.
March 28, 2016There are two million military children in the United States and overseas locations. Like all children, Uncle Sam's kids, have health issues that need medical attention, but not all their needs are being met through TRICARE. What can we do to change this?
March 21, 2016President Obama’s got a handful of great ideas in his budget proposal: free community college, universal preschool, and more. But he still proposes to spend more than half of our federal discretionary budget on the Pentagon and military – and only a small fraction of that actually goes to our...
Congress Insists on Cuts to Offset Emergencies and Food for Children but not for Corporate Tax Breaks
March 18, 2016The same members of Congress who pushed for corporate tax breaks without offsets are now the ones calling for cuts to low-income programs to reduce the debt.
March 14, 2016As a momma to 5 active little monkeys, babywearing has become essential for me to successfully get through each day. More times than not I have at least one child on my front, back, or side. Sometimes I have 2 on me. Sometimes even 3! But I didn't start my journey as a mom this way. Sure I'd use a...
March 11, 2016Congress has been dragging its feet to pass emergency funding that could help Flint families suffering with poisoned water. We need you to stand up and speak out TODAY! Write Congress and tell them to support Flint families ASAP!