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Human Needs Report: Tax cut bills, disaster aid, anti-immigrant policies, and more

November 13, 2017
The Coalition on Human Needs just released the latest edition of the Human Needs Report, a regular newsletter on national policy affecting low-income and vulnerable populations. Read on for articles on the House and Senate tax cut bills, year-end spending deals, disaster aid, the Children’s Health Insurance Program, policies hurting immigrant communities, and more.
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Senate GOP Tax Plan a Boon for the 1%, Puts Moms, Families Last

November 10, 2017
Billionaires, millionaires and wealthy corporations win, working families lose . That would be the outcome if the tax plan U.S. Senate Republicans unveiled today is adopted. It’s destructive and flat out immoral to cut taxes for the richest one percent and the wealthiest corporations while gutting...
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Moms Standing up for Head Start

November 9, 2017
Over one million young children and pregnant women are served by Head Start every year in centers, family homes, and in family childcare homes in urban, suburban, and rural communities throughout the country. Head Start and Early Head Start serve a diverse group of children and families – 38% are...
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Moms Standing up for SNAP

November 9, 2017
There are few things more gut-wrenching for a mother, than having to put your child to bed hungry. This should not be happening in America, yet more than 1 in 6 children live in food insecure households in this country. SNAP Adult Working.jpg Anti-hunger programs like the Supplemental Nutrition...
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Have Questions About Open Enrollment? We have answers!

November 9, 2017
It’s November, and you know what that means… Open Enrollment! This year, Open Enrollment is shorter than ever (November 1st to December 15th), so we want to make sure all of your questions are answered. Last week MomsRising hosted a #WellnessWed tweetchat about Open Enrollment and our guests...
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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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5 Ways YOU can stop the Republican tax bill!

November 8, 2017
We need YOU to speak out in order to stop this awful tax bill that hurts our families and our economy. Here are 5 ways you can quickly take action!
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5 Reasons to Vote for the Women You’ve Never Heard Of

November 7, 2017
Originally published on Medium, Monday, November 5 / Election Day 2017 is today, Tuesday, November 6 Tomorrow, voters in small towns across America, in 59 of the 100 largest cities, and in thirty-three states will head to the polls and elect new leaders who will make choices that affect our...
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Send a Letter to Your Local Paper Speaking Out Against the Tax Bill

November 6, 2017
Something really scary happened recently! Scarier than those ghosts, witches, and ghouls that showed up trick-or-treating at your door the other night. Republican leaders in the U.S. House of Representatives introduced a bill today that would give $1.5 trillion (TRILLION!!) in tax cuts to the top 1...
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#MilitaryMonday: Veterans and Hunger

November 6, 2017
Our nation’s veterans have made innumerable sacrifices in service to our country. They have earned our gratitude and our support, and on Veterans Day our country formally honors them for that service. If we are to truly make meaningful the tributes that we pay to our veterans, then surely, we...
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