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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: Friday, August 5, 2022

August 5, 2022
We have a win to celebrate! This week we saw a big win in Kansas to protect abortion rights because everyday people like you stood up, voted, and made their voices heard! Now – in no small part due to your efforts – we have an opportunity to help move another wave of progress forward with the...
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Happy 25 to CHIP!

August 4, 2022
We are so ecstatic to celebrate the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)’s 25th anniversary! CHIP is a federal/state partnership program that helps insure kids in all fifty states. Making sure our children have health insurance ensures that we always give our kids a winning hand of lifelong...
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Tell your Senator to vote YES on the Inflation Reduction Act!

QUICK SIGN! Tell Congress to Vote YES on the Inflation Reduction Act!

August 4, 2022
Finally, some great news! The U.S. Senate has come to an agreement on a bill that will rein in Big Pharma’s price gouging, help millions of people keep their health insurance, tax mega-corporations, and lower carbon emissions. Quick signature: Tell your U.S. Senators to support the Inflation...
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We’ve added onto President Biden’s Executive Orders.

August 3, 2022
Since the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade took effect, we’ve been doing everything we can to secure our reproductive rights for every single person, in every single state. Their decision reversed our right at the national level to choose when, and if, we want to have children...
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: Friday, July 29, 2022

July 28, 2022
As summer days heat up, we remain fired up to campaign for policies that lift hard-working families, not undermine us: Access to comprehensive paid family/medical leave must be in addition to making abortion care available, not instead of it. Access to the healthcare we need must remain affordable...
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Urgent action needed to support health equity and care in reconciliation!

July 28, 2022
"South Carolina, where I live, has refused to expand Medicaid coverage and I volunteer in my church's outreach program. Our clients need medical care and can't afford it. There is very little help for them. If we had expanded Medicaid, they would be in much better health and some could even go back...
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Important: Changes Coming to Medicaid and CHIP Eligibility

July 26, 2022
By the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Do you or a family member currently have health coverage through Medicaid or the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) ? If so, you may soon need to take steps to find out if you can continue your coverage. Soon, states will resume Medicaid...
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The Fight is ON for Gun Control, Prescription Drug Reform, & Challenging Roe v Wade

July 13, 2022
On the radio show this week, we cover the epidemic of gun violence and the next steps we need to take to solve it; get the scoop on prescription drug pricing reform and how relief may soon be coming your way; hear the latest in the childcare crisis and which solutions are moving forward and how,...
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Your top #5Actions for this week: Friday, July 8, 2022

July 6, 2022
Summer is in full swing – and the fight for our rights is still very much on. So while you soak in some sun, we ask that you take these quick health and justice related actions: We must ensure everyone who needs abortion care has access to this care, that healthcare remains affordable and prices...
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15 Washington State Fellows dedicated to bringing equity, and healing to their communities, and MomsRising.

June 30, 2022
Being a parent is a selfless act. For many, advocacy is reimagined here. The dreams of a brighter future for our children and communities is our motivation. Our Washington state Fellows of 2022-2023 encompass selflessness, determination, and vulnerability as they step more deeply into the shared...
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