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September Member Recap: Dedicated Moms at the Heart of Community Change

September 28, 2023
Their mission was clear: to amplify the voices of moms and families, driving positive change in their communities and beyond.
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Tell Pampers to Stop Price Gouging!

September 20, 2023
My 2-year old successfully used the potty for 4 days last week! I could not be more excited – not just because this means she’s hit another milestone. But I’m most excited about ditching diapers and putting that money toward groceries and student loan payments! → Tell Pampers: If you’re really “...
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Breaking Through: #Shutdown #MediaMatters #ChildCare #Momnibus

September 26, 2023
On the radio show this week, we cover why the national budget is also a moral document that shows the deep priorities of our country – and where kids stand in that budget; we uncover the latest with Fox News, dive into double standards and false equivalencies in the media, and learn tactics to get real news; we hear about the #ChildCareCliff why it impacts businesses too and hear how we can help our nation avoid it; and we close the show discussing tactics to get every member of Congress on the bus… the Momnibus!
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This I Know

September 22, 2023
This world is made up of beautiful beings. I know this because l am helping to raise some of the very best. My name is Melissa. Together, my husband Shawn and I are raising two amazingly awesome kids. Our kids are gifted, intelligent, artistic, and funny. We are a neurodivergent (autism+adhd)...
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Tell Congress to stop attacks on immigrants in spending bill!

September 25, 2023
We're just days away from a potential government shutdown! While talks continue to reach an agreement in the U.S. Congress to pass a spending bill by the end of the year, extremist members of Congress are taking advantage of this moment to include dangerous immigration items like detain and deport...
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The Senses

September 23, 2023
It’s 8:45 am and our son Sam and I are at the Hannaford Supermarket. It's Sunday and we are trying to get in and out before the crowds of people. The lights are bright in the store and the smell of cooking muffins fills the air. Our son is wearing PJ pants because we compromised that he could wear...
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Tell Congress: Avoid a government shutdown

September 25, 2023
The clock is ticking and unless immediate action is taken, in less than a week the federal government will run out of money and shutdown on October 1st. This is not a drill! House Republicans have created this totally manufactured, preventable crisis that will hurt our families, workers (especially...
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: Friday, September 22, 2023

September 21, 2023
Unless Congress takes immediate action, when the clock strikes midnight on October 1st the government will shutdown. Let’s be clear: House Republicans have created this totally manufactured, preventable crisis that will hurt our families, workers (especially military and government workers),...
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