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TELL OLYMPIA: It's clean up time for the WA tax code!

April 4, 2019
Much like a post-sugar rush play area at daycare, the Washington tax code is a mess. But moms and parents know exactly how to take care of a mess: they call for clean-up time. Click here to send a quick message to your state lawmakers in Olympia urging them to clean up our tax code! The Washington...
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Playing for Change in Pasco and Spokane, WA

April 2, 2019
Eastern Washington MomsRising members gathered last week for two incredibly powerful Play-Ins in Pasco and Spokane in partnership with Child Care Aware of WA and Community Minded Enterprises . The events were focused on the early supports families need to thrive. MomsRising shared information about...
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Bottom line: Diapers are a need. Period.

April 1, 2019
I’ve taken my daughter's diapers for granted. From what kind of diapers to use, to whose turn it is to change the epic blowout (again) -- diapers are a sore spot in our house. But luckily, we’ve never had to worry about our daughter having access to a diaper to keep her clean and healthy...
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#GoodNews This Week: Equal Pay, Childcare, Housing and More! [VIDEO]

March 29, 2019
VIDEO: This amazing video from Voice of America features MomsRising supporters' stories and the work we do together everyday. Check it out, it's wonderful!: VICTORY! The U.S. House of Representatives just passed the Paycheck Fairness Act! MomsRising supporters have been advocating for this for...
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: March 29, 2019

March 29, 2019
We're back with this week's list of top actions, ready for you to sign and share. This is a busy time for lawmakers, as new bills and budgets are being proposed and voted on at the federal and state levels. We must remain vigilant and speak out about the proposals that help families and our economy...
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Maureen Bowling on Capitol Hill

My family had nowhere to go – now I’m fighting for fair housing policies on Capitol Hill

March 28, 2019
This is a guest post by Maureen Bowling, a RESULTS advocate in Lexington, Kentucky. A little under four years ago, my children and I were facing homelessness. I was in an abusive relationship that was threatening my life. I had to get out. I had been a stay-at-home mom for over a decade. When I...
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: March 23, 2019

March 23, 2019
Happy Saturday! We're sharing our latest list of top actions from the past week for your social justice-seeking pleasure. This week we're talking about gun safety, tax reform, maternal justice, and more! As always your voice is powerful and urgently needed. Please take a moment to sign and share...
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#Good News This Week: NC Kids & Lead; Equal Pay; and more!

March 22, 2019
GOOD NEWS! Here’s a welcome good news story about kids’ health and the environment: In North Carolina, public health officials have been working for more than 30 years to eliminate childhood lead poisoning – and have come very close to doing so. Read more here! MOMSRISING RADIO: Have you checked...
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Working Families Tax Credit

QUICK SIGNATURE: Washington's working families need a break!

March 21, 2019
Today, working people, parents, and families were in Olympia to rally support for the Working Families Tax Credit and urge lawmakers to include funding for the credit in their 2019 budget proposals. Back us up by sending your lawmakers a quick email urging them to support a modern Working Families...
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Secure Scheduling: Not Just for Big Businesses

March 21, 2019
“Everyone should work in a restaurant, at least once in their lifetime.” Whether you have worked in a restaurant or not, chances are, you have heard this sage advice. When I hear this advice, I am undeniably proud to have had restaurant experience as part of my story. My first job was as a busser...
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