Families & The Federal Budget
March 20, 2015Congress is about to strike a deal that takes care of seniors and doctors but leaves low-income and “at risk” children short. Congress’ annual struggle to avoid cuts in Medicare reimbursement rates so physicians will continue to give seniors the care they need is widely considered must-pass...
March 20, 2015Some members of Congress want to pass a budget that slashes the funding to Medicaid and makes permanent changes that would deny healthcare to millions of families. No way---moms can't let them!
March 20, 2015The House Budget Committee recently released its FY 2016 budget proposal . There were just too many Head Smackers in it to narrow it down to one, so we came up with eight. Below are slides highlighting the most Head Smacking parts of it. The Coalition on Human Needs' SAVE for All Campaign has four...
March 18, 2015The EITC and Child Tax Credit helps Michigan families in a BIG way. Learn more about these important tax breaks and then write your Members of Congress.
March 12, 2015Are you prepared to file your taxes on April 15th? Have questions about filing, where your tax dollars go, and if Warren Buffet's secretary really pays more in taxes than the billionaire? Then join us for the #TaxChat tweetchat on Tuesday, March 17th!
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March 8, 2015Another year, another International Women's Day. But this year feels different. Suddenly gender equality in the United States is a front burner issue. In fact, women's economic empowerment is recognized as central to how we address both income inequality and economic sustainability. Gender issues...
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March 6, 2015Take action and tell Congress our families, children, and communities need more investments and less waste in the FY2016 budget.
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March 3, 2015A smile spread across Amy’s face as she strolled out of her doctor‘s office with a clean bill of health yesterday. The sun was shining, and tulips were blooming, as her thoughts turned to planting her first crops of the season. “I love growing wholesome berries and vegetables, “ Amy beams. She and...
February 20, 2015The House passed billions in corporate tax breaks while neglecting low-income workers and their families. It's not only a Head Smacker, it's unacceptable.