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Paid Sick Days: Coming to a City or State near YOU on July 1st!

June 29, 2017
Do you hear that? Celebratory fireworks are going off early this year! And no, it's not your over-eager neighbors this time. On July 1st, *SIX* new paid sick days laws will go into effect!
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#Disability Blog Carnival - Living in a post ADA world

July 26, 2016
Nearly 20 percent of Americans are living with a disability, and countless others are deeply involved in caring for and supporting individuals affected by disability. Last year we celebrated 25 years from the passage of the Americans with Disability Act. We highlighted many successes, while...
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Senate Budget Vote a ‘Deep and Painful Disappointment’

October 20, 2017
The budget the U.S. Senate passed today would leave millions of working families worse off than they are right now. This vote undermines our country’s values and economy by prioritizing tax cuts for the wealthy while leaving low-income families to fend for themselves. Its $1.5 trillion in tax cuts...
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Pres. Trump’s Decision to End Subsidy Payments Will Throw Our Health Care System into Chaos

October 13, 2017
Late last night, President Trump, ignoring the will of the people and the wisdom of experts, announced he would end the Affordable Care Act’s cost-sharing subsidies, which will hurt millions of America’s families, damage our economy, and throw our health care system into chaos. This action will...
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MomsRising Commends Enactment of California Juvenile Justice Bill

October 12, 2017
Yesterday, California Gov. Jerry Brown took a major step to avoid compounding penalties for struggling families by signing SB 190, which ends the collection of administrative fees from families whose children end up in the juvenile justice system. Juvenile administrative fees are often devastating...
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President Trump, Once Again ‘Playing Politics with Our Health’

October 12, 2017
President Trump is once again working to sabotage the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and playing politics with the health of America’s families. The heartless executive order he signed today will undo critical parts of the ACA that have made it easier for individuals to access affordable health care,...
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Sessions “Religious Freedom” and Title VII Guidance Will Legalize Discrimination Against LGBTQ Americans

October 6, 2017
Earlier today, US Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued new guidance allowing individuals and businesses to act in the name of “religious freedom” and discriminate against LGBTQ people, without fear of government reprisal. The order allows individuals to act or abstain from action according to...
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Five Ways To Step Up Against Attacks On Our Families

October 6, 2017
Last week, Congressional Republicans let the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) expire and voted in favor of gutting Medicaid which would result in millions more uninsured children. This week, the Trump administration rolled back access to birth control and the House passed a 20 week...
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Take Action!

Ask Senator Bennet to support paid family leave!

October 4, 2017
Whether it’s to care for a newborn you swear already smiles, a mom who is ill, or a spouse battling cancer, being there for family is what matters. You shouldn't have to give up a paycheck to do it. But non-existent paid family and medical leave policies are forcing working parents to make impossible choices. But together, we can change this!
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Take Action!

Ask Senator McCaskill to support Paid Sick Days & Affordable Childcare!

October 4, 2017
Between lack of earned sick days and non-existent paid family and medical leave policies, working parents are really feeling squeezed right now. But together, we can change this!
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