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Protect Access to Health Care & SNAP by Visiting Your Members of Congress

05/26/17
It’s an emergency! Your voice is needed — and is powerful! Sign up to drop by your members of Congress' office(s) to drop off, or share, important materials on health care and SNAP (food stamps). We'll send you everything you need for a successful visit! Sign up here: http://action.momsrising.org/...
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Not ready to run for elected office? Practical tips on how you can still help!

05/26/17
Traditional gender roles die hard. Recently, the Barbara Lee Family Foundation shared new research on how women candidates can talk about their families and their personal lives on the campaign trail. What we learned: Voters still question how women can serve constituents and take care of family...
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10 Ways to Keep Spanish Alive in our Home

05/26/17
The moment they brought my baby girl to my arms, the only words that came out of my mouth where in Spanish. Since I married an English speaker, and realized we would be raising our family in a small town in North GA, I felt fear that my children would not be able to communicate with my family in...
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23 Million Reasons Why House Health Care Bill Must Be Defeated

05/25/17
Twenty-three million fewer Americans would receive coverage if the American Health Care Act becomes law – yet another sign that this so-called health care reform bill is one of the most destructive acts ever to emerge from Congress. We also know that people with pre-existing conditions could be...
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Five Ways to Help Your Children Succeed in School and Life in Late Spring with #MomsReading!

05/25/17
Welcome to another installment of #MomsReading! In this series, we discuss books and activities that parents and care providers can use to build a child’s social and emotional development. The rest of the posts in the series can be found here . Social-emotional skills support the success of...
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Moms Group Applauds the Introduction of the Raise the Wage Act of 2017

05/25/17
Today, Senators Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) along with Rep. Bobby Scott (D-Va.) and Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.), introduced the Raise the Wage Act of 2017 – legislation that would immediately increase the federal minimum wage to $9.25 per hour, increasing the minimum wage...
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Veto of Paid Sick Days Bill a ‘Betrayal of Maryland’s Working Families’

05/25/17
Governor Hogan’s veto of the Healthy Working Families Act is a huge disappointment and a betrayal of Maryland’s working families, and of the legislators in both the state House and Senate who passed it. Currently, 750,000 working people in Maryland do not have any paid sick days they can use to...
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MomsRising Reacts to Release of the CBO Score Of the American Health Care Act

05/24/17
Moments ago, the Congressional Budget Office released its analysis of the Republican health care plan that was passed by the US House of Representatives. According to the CBO scoring, an estimated 23 million more people would be uninsured under the House legislation than under current law by 2026...
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Fact of the Week: More than 80 percent of critical human needs programs have lost ground since 2010

05/24/17
Minority health programs cut by 10 percent. Juvenile justice programs cut nearly in half. Housing for the elderly cut by 46 percent; housing for people with disabilities cut nearly 57 percent. Job training to assist ex-offenders reintegrating into their communities cut nearly 28 percent. Out of the...
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I am sick of Crowdfunding for Healthcare

05/24/17
I have had it. This morning I got another GoFundMe request in my inbox. This time it is to support the treatment for the mother of a teammate on my son’s lacrosse team. She will need to have surgery in the next two weeks to remove a brain tumor. I don’t know her well, but I do know she is a single...
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