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TAKE ACTION: Tell the Portland City Council to pass earned sick days

December 15, 2017
Portland will always be home for me. I went to Portland High, have lived in more Joe Soley buildings than I can count, and have been caught walking multiple blocks along with both the whistler and Ricky on his guitar. My Portland pride is matched only by my desire to ensure Portland is a city where the health and economic security of people of color and working families are not left behind as the city develops.
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MomsRising Fighting for CHIP!

December 14, 2017
On Wednesday, MomsRising took to Capitol Hill to discuss the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). We made it loud and clear that Congress should not gamble with our kids. CHIP expired at the end of September , and Congress has yet to reauthorize the historically bipartisan legislation. As a...
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TAKE ACTION: Urge Maryland Legislators to Vote YES one last time and save paid sick days

December 13, 2017
In a few short weeks, we have one last chance to win earned paid sick days in Maryland. We need to get ready right now because we’re not going to give up our shot!
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Austinites: Have you ever had to go to work sick?

December 12, 2017
Together, our stories are mega-powerful. Share your experience with paid sick days to help Austin pass a city-wide earned sick time policy!
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Fall back? No way! (Paid Sick Days for Austin)

November 8, 2017
We may have we set our clocks back an hour on Sunday, but in Austin we're moving forward at full-speed to make earned paid sick days a reality for every working family!
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The Human Needs Report: tax cut bill, avoiding a shutdown, disaster aid, and more

December 11, 2017
The Coalition on Human Needs just released our latest edition of the Human Needs Report, a regular newsletter on national policy affecting low-income and vulnerable populations. Read on for articles on Congress’s tax cut bill, avoiding a shutdown, disaster aid, the Children’s Health Insurance Program, Dreamers, and more.
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Affordable Housing and the American Dream

December 7, 2017
Last month I was part of a community Living Room Conversation event about affordable housing at the Peninsula JCC in Silicon Valley, a community that is severely housing cost burdened. According to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, housing is considered affordable when a person...
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Leader Pelosi, House Democrats, MomsRising to Discuss Impacts of #GOPTaxScam

December 5, 2017
Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, House Democrats and MomsRising advocates will hold a press conference tomorrow in the H-207, the Rayburn Room at 10:30 a.m. E.T. on the negative impact of the #GOPTaxScam on children and families. Who: Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi House Democrats MomsRising...
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Congress: Reject Workflex in the 21st Century Act!

December 5, 2017
MomsRising statement on the deceptively-named "Workflex in the 21st Century Act."
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The Senate passed its terrible tax bill! TAKE ACTION

December 3, 2017
The U.S. Senate just passed its horrible tax bill. It raises taxes on working families, takes away the healthcare of 13 million people, and balloons our national debt all in order to give tax cuts to millionaires and mega-corporations . Like the infamous Ebenezer Scrooge , the GOP counted its coins...
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