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U.S. Senate Republicans are VERY close to repealing our health care! (Call now!)

Posted September 20, 2017 by Felicia Willems

Yikes! Health care is under attack again—and we need to do everything we can to protect our health care! This is an emergency: The new Cassidy-Graham bill that’s being proposed is even more harmful and destructive to our health care than previous bills and would take away coverage from tens of millions of people.   → [...]

Native American Women’s Equal Pay Day Underscores Terrible Toll Wage Gap Takes

Posted September 25, 2017 by MomsRising

Today marks Native American Women’s Equal Pay Day, the day to which the average Native American woman working full-time has to work until her earnings match the average pay for a white man from the previous year. Native Hawaiians and other Pacific Islanders earned just 59 cents for every dollar paid to white men last [...]

Posted Under: Realistic & Fair Wages

Your weekend to-do list

Posted September 22, 2017 by Donna

If you are like me, your weekend to-do lists are just as formidable as your to-do lists during the week. Here is a sample of mine: Make caterpillar cake for my son’s birthday (the only craft I have mastered) Figure out what that fuzzy thing is growing in my bathroom shower Save America’s health care!!! [...]

Posted Under: healthcare

THANK YOU Senator McCain for Putting Health of Moms, Families Ahead of Partisan Interests

Posted September 22, 2017 by MomsRising

We thank and commend U.S. Senator John McCain (R-AZ) for his principled decision, announced today, to vote against the Graham-Cassidy-Heller-Johnson health care repeal bill, which would do tremendous harm to women, mothers, children and our economy. Senator McCain is right that health care is too important to be reformed on a partisan basis and that [...]

Posted Under: healthcare

Moms! We need to defeat Graham-Cassidy-Heller, a cruel attempt to take our families' care away

Posted September 22, 2017 by Connie Munk

Every mom knows that the list of things to worry about when it comes to raising our kids is long. Did the kids get to school on time? Are they settled as I head to work? Is it OK for my family to have Frosted Flakes for dinner 3 nights this week? From the admittedly [...]

Posted Under: healthcare

95 Health Care Stories and Reasons to Vote NO on Graham-Cassidy

Posted September 22, 2017 by Nancer Ballard

We are submitting to Congress these ninety-five stories and reasons why the Senate and House should vote no on the Graham-Cassidy bill that would repeal the Affordable Care Act and drastically reduce health care protections to more than 30 million Americans. Our health care stories take place in Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts,Michigan, [...]

Posted Under: healthcare

If Senators walked the halls of Children’s Hospitals

Posted September 21, 2017 by Rylin Rodgers

I work in a children’s hospital. The same children’s hospital that has provided the complex care my children have needed. Today, I found myself looking at the families in the halls, knowing that their children by virtue of being here would be negatively impacted by #GrahamCassidy. For my family, and for other families who are [...]

Posted Under: healthcare

Arkansas To Lose Billions with Graham-Cassidy, Latest Health Care Rollback Plan

Posted September 21, 2017 by Marquita Little

Recently, we shared our analysis of the latest ditch effort by some members of Congress to repeal the Affordable Care Act.  This week, Governor Hutchinson publicly shared that he joined a small group of Republican governors who gave input on this bill, and he supports it because it will not create a significant cost shift to the state and [...]

Posted Under: healthcare