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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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Budget Deal a Positive First Step

October 30, 2015
The bipartisan budget deal that passed this week is a big step in the right direction for human needs programs. Here's what's in the deal, what's not, and what's next.

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What scares me more than Halloween night...

October 30, 2015
Halloween is a big deal in our house. We hang ghosts in our trees, tell spooky stories, and have fun making scary costumes. Know what scares me even more than Halloween? Letting other people make big decisions with long-term impacts that affect my family. That's no treat. Next Tuesday is election...

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This Professor’s Secret Could Save Your Life

October 28, 2015
Professors lead cushy lives. They get to stroll the grounds of stately, ivy-covered campuses, tailed by flocks of eager students who revere them as intellectual giants. Or so I’d always thought. Then I met Susan . Susan is a smart, highly educated professor. She lives in the Tacoma area where she...

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My Speech on Women and Work

October 26, 2015
Tomorrow I will be giving a speech about the state of working women. The event, which is sponsored by the National Women's Law Center, takes a look at both the progress we have made and what is left to be done to ensure women have equality in the workplace and our daily lives. Here are some...

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A Federal Program that Can Provide Support During the Critical Early Years

October 27, 2015
My youngest child just turned 12, but I can still remember how hard it was when my children were babies: the lack of sleep, the colicky evenings, the diaper blow-outs, the meals eaten with one hand, the worry when they ran a fever. But I never had to worry about whether we’d have a place to sleep...

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The Cold (and Getting Colder!) Hard Truth about Paid Sick Days & the Flu

October 22, 2015
Sneezy does it! Let's prevent another seasonal flu epidemic by making sure Congress passes the Healthy Families Act, a national paid sick days bill!

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Nueva regla de vivienda protege a las mujeres más vulnerables de acoso sexual en su casa

October 22, 2015
Un hogar debe ser un refugio y un lugar de comodidad. Pero para muchas mujeres sus propietarios son una fuente de temor, exigiendo favores sexuales, junto con el dinero del alquiler. Este tipo de acoso sexual no es frecuente en el ciclo de noticias pero sucede habitualmente, justo por debajo del...

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