Editor's note: MomsRising has been working to ensure every family has access to quality affordable healthcare because we know how important it is for women and children. The subsidies offered under the Affordable Care Act play a critical role in making this goal a reality. In fact, 85% of the eight million Americans who signed [...]
Get Your MomsRising BINGO Card!!PLAY PRESIDENTIAL BINGO WITH US! Break out the popcorn, gather 'round your young ins,' and turn on the TV! We've made a great MomsRising Presidential Bingo card for you and yours to print & play while watching the candidates debate this week.
How does it work? As the candidates debate, use the MomsRising Presidential Bingo card to mark down one point each time they mention supporting economic security policies like: Healthcare, Paid Family Leave, and Childcare (Don't worry, all the words are on the card). And, you get to give candidates bonus points if they mention special words like: Toxic Toys, Breastfeeding, and Mothers. As the words fly, you'll fill in your card with points each time they mention one of the words on the card, and then when the debate is over you can add it all up to see who comes out as the real family-friendly candidates.
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Take Action!It was on Sunday that the average earnings of Black women in the United States FINALLY equaled the average earnings of white men in 2013. It is July. We’re now 7 months into 2014 – in fact, it’s almost August. That means Black women had to work for more than 19 months to earn [...]
By Dania Palanker, Senior Counsel, National Women's Law Center Today, two circuit courts ruled on whether the Affordable Care Act (ACA) allows individuals enrolled in health insurance through the Federally Facilitated Marketplace to receive federal subsidies to help with health insurance costs, specifically premium tax credits and cost-sharing reductions. The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals [...]
The data is in: students like new, healthier school meals! This is a major victory for families and schools everywhere! The updated nutrition standards for school meals went into effect at the beginning of the 2012-13 academic year. Created by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the new meals include more whole grants, low-dat dairy, fruits [...]