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Graham-Cassidy-Heller-Johnson Would Be a Disaster for Women, Moms and Families

September 20, 2017
The most recent effort to roll back health care harms women, moms, children and our economy. It is unconscionable and destructive. It’s time for President Trump and the Republican leaders in Congress to listen to what their constituents and the data are saying: Improve health care, don’t destroy it...
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My Son Lived For 8 Good Years; Stand Up For the Law That Helped Him Live Better.

September 19, 2017
I never thought much about people with disabilities until my son was born. As far as I was concerned, they existed in a different universe from the one I occupied. Then Ethan came into my life. He was perfect and I loved him unconditionally….and within a few weeks of his birth I found out he was...
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#MilitaryMonday: Dear New Teacher, It’s My Military Child’s First Day of School

September 18, 2017
Dear New Teacher, Today my child enters your classroom for the first time in a new school . It might be the first day of the school year, or it might be inconveniently smack-dab in the middle of a grading period. He likely knows no one in his homeroom class, likely no other children in the school...
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Don't Let the NRA Get Its Wish

September 15, 2017
Last Sunday in Plano, Texas, a man fatally shot eight people at his estranged wife’s Dallas Cowboys watch party, including his wife. He was stopped after a police officer arriving on the scene heard gunfire, was confronted by the gunman, and shot him . Two days later , the NRA got one step closer...
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Please join the U.S. Child Poverty Action Group for the #EndChildPoverty Twitterstorm this Monday, September 18th!

September 15, 2017
This week the U.S. Census Bureau released annual data on child poverty. Here is some analysis of the numbers, which you can read more about in this letter sent to Congress and in my blog post . In addition, next week, the U.S. Child Poverty Action Group will be leading a Twitterstorm to share these...
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¡El Mes de la Herencia Hispana Empieza Hoy!

September 15, 2017
Desde el 15 de Septiembre hasta el 15 de Octubre conmemoramos el Mes de la Herencia Hispana. Esta observación que empezó en 1968 como la Semana de la Herencia Hispana fue luego extendida por un período de 30 días por el Presidente Ronald Reagan. En este mes se celebra las historias, culturas y...
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What I Told My Senator Face to Face About Childcare

September 15, 2017
Testimony of MomsRising member, Jessica Honza, on Capitol Hill, in support of the Child Care for Working Families Act.
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"We handled all the stress of moving, only to find ourselves in a child care desert."

September 14, 2017
No one actually enjoys moving, but it’s especially tough if you’ve got little kids. When you’re young and single, moving can even be a social affair – it’s famously easy to trick friends into lugging a futon, desk, or a few cardboard boxes up some stairs as long as there is the promise of free...
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