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SIGN OUR LETTER calling on the Senate to do more for the unemployed!

May 28, 2020
It would be great if President Trump could snap his figures and end the COVID-19 health and economic crisis on July 31st, but so far, his magical thinking doesn’t seem to be doing the trick. Arbitrary dates are exactly that: arbitrary. And some of the improvements Congress passed to Unemployment...
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Tell the Senate: Tax cuts for working families, not millionaires!

Top #5Actions of the Past Week: May 22, 2020

May 22, 2020
Greetings. We hope your week has gone as well as possible, and you'll have some time to relax and recharge this weekend. We're sharing our latest list of top actions from the past week, featuring important items on taxes, healthcare, and SNAP. You can also sign up to mail postcards encouraging moms...
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SIGN UP for 10 *FREE* voting reminder postcards!

May 21, 2020
So many things feel uncertain right now, but one thing that feels very certain is the urgent need for everyone to vote in 2020. You, me, and all of our neighbors, near and far. Here’s the great news: MomsRising has a super easy, high-impact, and FREE way for YOU to help get out the vote while...
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News You Can Use: How To Apply for COVID19 Assistance

April 28, 2020
Editor’s Note: This information is accurate as of today, 4/28/2020. These policies are continuing to evolve at the federal level, as well as at the state levels, and they may change, so please check back here on the MomsRising blog regularly for updated information. MomsRising was joined by experts...
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If her sister had access to health insurance, she may still be with us.

May 20, 2020
"My sister developed cervical cancer in 2007. She went months without telling anyone or getting it checked out because she and her husband had no health insurance. By the time she sought treatment, when her husband realized what was going on, it was rather large and she required extensive radiation 5 days per week for 6 weeks.
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Tax cuts for millionaires won’t cure COVID-19!

May 18, 2020
With unemployment numbers reaching levels we haven’t seen since the Great Depression and lines for food banks wrapping around the block, it doesn’t seem like it’s too much to ask that funding for COVID-19 relief be targeted at those most in need, not the super wealthy. But the GOP always has a way...
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THIS TUES: Add your voice to the next COVID-19 stimulus!

May 17, 2020
Tell your U.S. Senators: Pass the HEROES Act quickly! Right now is not the time for U.S. Senate to stall-- millions of Americans are faced with both financial and healthcare burdens and require immediate relief.
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Sign On to Tell Congress: Boost SNAP!

May 17, 2020
At MomsRising we are hearing from families every day wondering how they are going to put food on the table: “I am a mother of two and I am expecting my third. My oldest child is nine and she receives free breakfast and lunch at school. Our family lives from paycheck to paycheck and therefore...
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