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Working Families NOT Wall Street! Updates on the budget and tax fight.

September 12, 2017
A new, major fight is starting in the U.S. Congress this fall. The fight is on whether or not extremists in Congress will get their way and cut the programs that boost our families’ health care, nutrition, and education in order to pay for tax cuts for millionaires, billionaires, and wealthy...
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Your weekend to-do list

September 22, 2017
If you are like me, your weekend to-do lists are just as formidable as your to-do lists during the week. Here is a sample of mine: Make caterpillar cake for my son’s birthday (the only craft I have mastered) Figure out what that fuzzy thing is growing in my bathroom shower Save America’s health...
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THANK YOU Senator McCain for Putting Health of Moms, Families Ahead of Partisan Interests

September 22, 2017
We thank and commend U.S. Senator John McCain (R-AZ) for his principled decision, announced today, to vote against the Graham-Cassidy-Heller-Johnson health care repeal bill, which would do tremendous harm to women, mothers, children and our economy. Senator McCain is right that health care is too...
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Moms! We need to defeat Graham-Cassidy-Heller, a cruel attempt to take our families' care away

September 22, 2017
Every mom knows that the list of things to worry about when it comes to raising our kids is long. Did the kids get to school on time? Are they settled as I head to work? Is it OK for my family to have Frosted Flakes for dinner 3 nights this week? From the admittedly absurd, to the quite serious,...
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95 Health Care Stories and Reasons to Vote NO on Graham-Cassidy

September 22, 2017
We are submitting to Congress these ninety-five stories and reasons why the Senate and House should vote no on the Graham-Cassidy bill that would repeal the Affordable Care Act and drastically reduce health care protections to more than 30 million Americans. Our health care stories take place in...
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If Senators walked the halls of Children’s Hospitals

September 21, 2017
I work in a children’s hospital. The same children’s hospital that has provided the complex care my children have needed. Today, I found myself looking at the families in the halls, knowing that their children by virtue of being here would be negatively impacted by #GrahamCassidy. For my family,...
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Arkansas To Lose Billions with Graham-Cassidy, Latest Health Care Rollback Plan

September 21, 2017
Recently, we shared our analysis of the latest ditch effort by some members of Congress to repeal the Affordable Care Act. This week, Governor Hutchinson publicly shared that he joined a small group of Republican governors who gave input on this bill, and he supports it because it will not create a...
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#ProtectOurCare! How and Why to Call your U.S. Senator RIGHT NOW

September 19, 2017
Not on OUR watch will we let health care coverage be rolled back for more than 20 million people! It's time to make some calls...again... TODAY ... because health care is on the chopping block yet again: ***Call your US Senators at: 1-888-496-4842 and tell them #ProtectOurCare! --> People have...
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