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Victory in Defeating Graham-Cassidy!

October 23, 2017
As a vote on the Graham-Cassidy Bill seemed more and more likely in September, MomsRising members across the country headed to their Senators’ offices with cupcakes in hand (see pictures below) and a strong message: Protecting health care for moms, dads, and kids should be a *piece of cake*! Turns...
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#CHIPworks - Meet Lois in Texas

October 23, 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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Climate Change Is Here, Now, Affecting Us Intensely. Why Aren’t We Talking About It?

October 21, 2017
This piece originally appeared in the Daily Kos . To say that the last month has been intense is an understatement. I have family in Puerto Rico – my grandfather, aunt, uncle, cousins and the rest of my mother’s extended family– and like every other Puerto Rican on the island, they are feeling the...
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#CHIPworks - Meet Tracy in Texas

October 20, 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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#CHIPworks - Meet Beth in Arizona

October 19, 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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#CHIPworks - Meet Tanara in Washington

October 18, 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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#CHIPworks - Meet Tania in Maryland

October 17, 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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Puerto Rico: The Real Hunger Games

October 13, 2017
In the popular book turned movie, The Hunger Games, set in a post-apocalyptic world, the Capitol of Panem (bread in Latin), rules over thirteen nation-states referred to as districts. After one district attempts to ignite a rebellion against the Capitol, the ruling government obliterates it...
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#CHIPworks - Meet Sonya in Connecticut

October 13, 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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MomsRising Commends Enactment of California Juvenile Justice Bill

October 12, 2017
Yesterday, California Gov. Jerry Brown took a major step to avoid compounding penalties for struggling families by signing SB 190, which ends the collection of administrative fees from families whose children end up in the juvenile justice system. Juvenile administrative fees are often devastating...
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