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#CHIPworks - Meet Natasha in Florida

October 12, 2017
The Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) ensures that we always give our kids a winning hand of lifelong health! Republicans and Democrats created this critically important program in 1997 because it was a low-cost, sound investment in our children's health and future—and they were right !...
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Back to School (-to-prison pipeline)

October 11, 2017
For parents of children with emotional disabilities, sending our kids to school is a dangerous exercise in Russian roulette with the school-to-prison pipeline.
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UPDATE: House Passes Budget Giving Trillions to Wealthy Corporations! Easy Next Steps You Can Take

October 11, 2017
Over the past few weeks, MomsRising.org members have taken action and signed our letters to the U.S. Congress telling them to protect moms, kids, and families in the national budget and tax packages. Together, we have been a powerful force for families! We collected over 44,000 signatures from moms...
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CHIP is in Jeopardy and Needs Action NOW

October 11, 2017
Many are celebrating the Affordable Care Act’s survival of yet another attempt at repeal, but it is important to note that the health insurance of millions of children is still in danger. On September 30th, Congress allowed the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) to expire. The day came and...
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#CHIPworks - Meet Rebecca in Florida

October 11, 2017
The Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) ensures that we always give our kids a winning hand of lifelong health! Republicans and Democrats created this critically important program in 1997 because it was a low-cost, sound investment in our children's health and future—and they were right !...
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We Have a Children's Health Emergency!

October 10, 2017
We have a children’s health emergency! As all the attention was on saving the Affordable Care Act, Congress allowed the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) to expire on September 30th, putting 9 million children’s health care at risk! Yikes. Right now, some of your members of Congress are...
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#CHIPworks - Meet Shannon in Iowa

October 10, 2017
The Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) ensures that we always give our kids a winning hand of lifelong health! Republicans and Democrats created this critically important program in 1997 because it was a low-cost, sound investment in our children's health and future—and they were right !...
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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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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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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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