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Top Actions of the Past Week: Saturday, April 6, 2024

April 6, 2024
Tell Congress to fund programs that boost families! We’re excited that President Biden has listened to the voices of moms and families and is planning to make major positive investments in his FY2025 budget including: child care, paid family and medical leave, the Child Tax Credit, maternal health...
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The tea on your March MOMentum

April 1, 2024
Your generosity helped score a big March win that protects lifesaving nutrition assistance for new moms, babies, and toddlers; kick off the largest class of national volunteer mom leaders in our history; champion increased funding for childcare; and more!
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Breaking Through: The Latest in the US Supreme Court, Health Equity, & More

April 1, 2024
On the radio show this week we cover the latest in the attack from far right extremists on access to abortion, birth control, IVF, and why access to mifepristone is being heard in the U.S. Supreme Court; then we cover health equity, healthcare coverage, and a new report, Lowering Costs for Black Americans: How the Inflation Reduction Act Makes Health Care and Prescription Drugs More Affordable ; after that we dive into culture change and how laughter can change minds and public policy; and we close the show hearing the latest from Color of Change, how you can get involved, and why your voice is needed right now more than ever.
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PTO Act - Time Off Workers Deserve

March 26, 2024
Almost 27 million Americans in the private sector do not have access to annual paid vacation leave, and members of Congress have the solution. U.S. Representatives Seth Magaziner (RI-02), Nikki Budzinski (IL-13), Greg Casar (TX-35), and Jasmine Crockett (TX-30) introduced the Protected Time Off (...
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Quick signature: Tell Congress to protect and expand the Affordable Care Act!

March 23, 2024
Amazing! It was fourteen years ago today that President Obama signed the Affordable Care Act (ACA) into law! Since then, we have reached a record low uninsured rate, and this past year a historic 21.4 MILLION people signed up for health care coverage through the Marketplace! Incredible! Even with...
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10 Highlights of the The State of New York Child Care Report

March 19, 2024
I was so blown away by the thorough report by the great researchers of Cornell and Buffalo universities (Cornell University’s ILR Buffalo Co-Lab to be exact) titled The Status of Child Care in New York Report, 2024 which takes a deep dive into the state of child care for parents across New York...
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Victories! The State of the Union (SOTU), the Oscars, and YOUR Story!

March 18, 2024
On the radio show this week we cover what really happened in the State of the Union (Hint: Victories!); how to get help through the ACF; the ability of culture change to push legislative change – and what you can do too; and we also hear from an award-winning author about the power of YOUR story. *...
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What in the IVF is Going On? Moms Are in Crisis: The GOP Wants to Keep Them There.

March 15, 2024
The battle for mom votes broke through in our national consciousness again last week with a dystopian State of the Union response by Alabama Republican Senator Katie Britt. She centered herself in a kitchen that looked like a stage set, using her motherhood to peddle her fear-based vision of America. Rife with misinformation, Britt used words and a delivery that served to increase viewers' anxiety in an already anxiety- and despair-saturated America. A place where women's freedoms are evaporating.
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