March 18, 2015The EITC and Child Tax Credit helps Michigan families in a BIG way. Learn more about these important tax breaks and then write your Members of Congress.
March 12, 2015Are you prepared to file your taxes on April 15th? Have questions about filing, where your tax dollars go, and if Warren Buffet's secretary really pays more in taxes than the billionaire? Then join us for the #TaxChat tweetchat on Tuesday, March 17th!
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March 8, 2015Another year, another International Women's Day. But this year feels different. Suddenly gender equality in the United States is a front burner issue. In fact, women's economic empowerment is recognized as central to how we address both income inequality and economic sustainability. Gender issues...
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March 6, 2015Take action and tell Congress our families, children, and communities need more investments and less waste in the FY2016 budget.
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March 3, 2015A smile spread across Amy’s face as she strolled out of her doctor‘s office with a clean bill of health yesterday. The sun was shining, and tulips were blooming, as her thoughts turned to planting her first crops of the season. “I love growing wholesome berries and vegetables, “ Amy beams. She and...
February 20, 2015The House passed billions in corporate tax breaks while neglecting low-income workers and their families. It's not only a Head Smacker, it's unacceptable.
February 9, 2015Budgets are about our nation’s priorities: What do we want to spend money on? How are we going to raise the money we want to spend? And though ultimately the budget enacted by Congress will probably look very different from the budget proposal released by the president, the president’s budget is important. It’s the president’s vision for the country in fiscal year 2016 and beyond and reflects input and spending requests from every federal agency.
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February 6, 2015“We are guilty of many errors and many faults, but our worst crime is abandoning the children, neglecting the fountain of life. Many of the things we need can wait. The child cannot. Right now is the time his bones are being formed, his blood is being made, and his senses are being developed. To...
February 3, 2015This post, authored by LeeAnn Hall , originally appeared on TalkPoverty.org . LeeAnn Hall discusses why Medicaid expansion is necessary for women's health and urges states who have not done so to take this important action . TalkPoverty.org is dedicated to demonstrating that we know how to...
February 3, 2015The President's budget is hundreds of pages! Have no fear, MomsRising has broken it all down for you and provides you with all the things you need to know.