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BLAST OFF for #PaidSickDays!

March 3, 2015
MOMentum for paid sick days is rocketing forward! Now 17 cities and 3 states across the United States have paid sick days laws on the books. And…drum roll please…on February 12th, U.S. Senator Patty Murray and U.S. Representative Rosa DeLauro introduced the Healthy Families Act, a nationwide paid sick days bill. But this isn’t a done deal yet. We need your help.

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UPDATED: Let's talk about Paid Family & Medical Leave!

October 22, 2014
Celebrate National Work & Family Month with a Facebook chat about the need for paid family and medical leave!

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Can you hear us Congress? #WEmatter!

August 21, 2014
There is an election right around the corner and that makes now the perfect time to make sure that our elected officials in Congress and beyond know that we matter and we will be holding them accountable. Women and family economic security issues are more than just political footballs and talking points. Our voices, and our votes, matter. #WEMatter.

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MomsRising members, kids, and the Tooth Fairy went to Capitol Hill to tell Congress: Reduce Childhood Hunger

November 24, 2015
Over the summer, MomsRising members signed-on to our open letter asking Congress to give as many children as possible access to nutritious, healthy food with a strong reauthorization of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010, referred to as the 2015 Child Nutrition Reauthorization (CNR). The...

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The Motherhood Penalty

November 20, 2015
Earlier this year, the Women's Funding Alliance released an interesting little report called The Status of Women in Washington . Now before you bounce off because a) you've already used up your quota of "you go girl" fist bumps today, or b) you believe the gender gap is a bunch of hooey, hang with...

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Conversation Cafe with Marco Rubio

November 10, 2015
I had a chance to spend some time with Marco Rubio - he gave us some insight on where he stands on important issues like paid leave, immigration and increasing the minimum wage.

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Igualdad Salarial Para Latinas

November 9, 2015
Pon algo suave en tu escritorio inmediatamente porque lo que voy a decirte te va a enfurecer tanto que vas a tener uno de esos momentos “cabeza en el escritorio” (sabes a lo que me refiero, es cuando la frustración hace que tu cabeza termine sobre tu escritorio) y no quiero que te lastimes. ¿Estás...

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Equal Pay For Latinas

November 9, 2015
Put something soft on your desk right now, because what I’m about to tell you will have you so mad you’re going to have a "head-desk" moment (you know, a moment when you drop your head to your desk in frustration?) and I don’t want you to get hurt. Ready? According to the latest U.S. Census,...

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Tell Speaker Ryan to support the EITC and Child Tax Credit!

November 6, 2015
Representative Paul Ryan was just sworn in as the new Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives last Thursday. We want to give him a big welcome to this new and important position and we want to do it the MomsRising way—by making sure he prioritizes working families! Let's start by urging...

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Voters Aren't the Only Ones Who Would Benefit from a Minimum Wage Increase – GOP Candidates Would Too

October 30, 2015
Raising the minimum wage is an issue supported by voters across political ideologies -- and Republican candidates have the opportunity to take a stand.

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