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06/11/08
When I'm really lost, I need some serious help to get re-oriented -- a map, a compass, and someone giving me directions! It looks like the California legislature may also need some serious navigational help to back on course with healthcare for all kids.
Donna's picture
06/10/08
The moment my now 10-year-old daughter started kindergarten, I knew that school schedules were a missing piece of the work/family puzzle. From the assemblies at 11:00 a.m. that only a handful of parents can attend to the countless days when children are off or released early from school, sometimes it’s hard to believe we’re living in the 21st century.
06/10/08
Members send in stories all the time about their local adventures in breastfeeding. There are ones worthy of cheers (eg, stories of employers who are pumping-break friendly) and ones deserving jeers (eg, getting kicked off a plane and out of restaurants for breastfeeding).
Anita's picture
06/09/08
The implications of rising fuel costs extend beyond drivers. Even the cost of school lunches will spike this fall as food and gas prices have risen and federal subsidies have not kept up with the added costs, according to an article on MSNBC.com. School districts across the country are feeling the pinch. From the MSNBC article:
Elisa Batista's picture
05/29/08
Wow -- are we ever getting noticed in the halls of Congress these days! MomsRising.org members have made it clear that we expect our government and business leaders to make sure all toys and children's products are safe.
Donna's picture
05/29/08
Just a few months ago, our leaders were breathlessly close to expanding healthcare coverage for kids. Now?
Donna's picture
05/22/08
We've got exciting news -- a mom just became one of our state's most powerful leaders. Assemblywoman Karen Bass was sworn in as Speaker of the California Assembly yesterday, becoming the first African American woman in the nation to serve in this powerful role. Way to go Speaker Bass!
Ashley Boyd's picture
05/22/08
I’ve watched the movie Mr. Smith Goes to Washington too many times because I’m definitely a sucker for inspirational stories about “ordinary” people entering and influencing the corridors of power.
Ashley Boyd's picture
05/19/08
Barack Obama says the way to help out the average American is with tax cuts and credits.
PunditMom's picture
05/14/08
If you are a working woman, are you worried about finding a job that pays your bills and provides benefits? Or concerned about the rising cost of health care? Maybe you’re frustrated you can’t find time to do your job and spend time with your family. Or are you tired of working as hard as your male counterparts and not getting paid as much?

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