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Be Smart about your Birth Control

July 12, 2015
Don’t be Misled by Insurance Company Fine Print or Customer service phone reps! A recent study by Northwest Health Law Advocates and NARAL Pro Choice Washington indicates some insurance companies are still hassling women about our birth control options and throwing obstacles in our way. Learn how...
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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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Need a Better Method of Birth Control?

July 8, 2015
Good news! If you recently signed up for health insurance, NOW is the perfect time to talk to your doctor about the best contraceptive method for YOU. Birth control is basic health care for women. Thanks to the Affordable Care Act, all prescribed methods must now be covered, at no additional cost...
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GOOOOOAL? Equal Pay!

July 6, 2015
A hat-trick!? In the World Cup!? In the first 16 minutes!? And then… a big win by the USA women’s team who made history by winning their third World Cup in front of a record-breaking audience of over 26 million people yesterday -- the largest TV audience for a soccer match EVER . WOW! But it’s not...
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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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Support family economic security & the Department of Labor’s proposal to protect overtime pay!

July 1, 2015
In 1975, more thank 60% of salaried workers were eligible to earn overtime pay. Today, just 8% do. Moms and dads are working extra long hours and not getting paid for it! But the Department of Labor wants to fix that by updating the overtime pay rules. We need you to speak out in support so over 5 million people can get the paycheck they worked for.
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Joy and Hope, Courage and Strength

June 28, 2015
I still cannot believe that I am married in 50 states. When my wife and I married, nearly nine years ago, we did so in the only place where it was legal. It was still a really big deal when the pastor said, "By the power vested in me by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts..." And today the echo of...
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Great BREAKING news: Healthcare is here to stay!

June 25, 2015
We won! The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor the Affordable Care Act , keeping the financial assistance that keeps health insurance affordable under King v. Burwell! Over 10,000 MomsRising members like YOU signed on to our People’s Brief to stand with the millions of Americans whose healthcare was...
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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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