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From Bad to Worse: New Health Care Proposal Is Terrible for Nation’s Moms, Families, Economy

April 20, 2017
Leaders in Congress have managed to take a bad health care proposal and make it even worse in the U.S. House of Representatives measure that was leaked today. This is yet another heartless attempt to appease extreme members of the conservative right, without regard for what is best for mothers,...
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Talking about Incarceration on MomsRising Radio

April 17, 2017
I was honored to talk with Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner about how incarceration affects pregnant women and families. The United States leads the world in incarcerating its citizens and residents, including parents and pregnant women. The impact of incarceration is not distributed equally: people who are...
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Trump Threat to Withhold Payments and Sabotage Our Health Care Is Heartless

April 13, 2017
President Trump’s threat to withhold the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA’s) subsidies is nothing less than a threat to sabotage the health coverage that millions of families rely on for life-saving care. Withholding these payments would destabilize the insurance markets and cause the premiums that...
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Quick action: Sign onto our list of questions for Congress!

April 12, 2017
It’s time! We need you to #KeepMarching with us while Congress is home during their recess! Recess? Well, right now, members of Congress are in their home districts and many are hosting Town Halls to hear from constituents. Not everyone can attend in-person, so we’ve compiled a list of questions...
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#ProtectOurCare Meet Mark in Maryland

March 31, 2017
Quality, affordable healthcare coverage is incredibly important to families in the U.S. MomsRising has recieved thousands of messages from our volunteers with stories about why the Affordable Care Act (a.k.a. Obamacare), Medicaid, CHIP, and Medicare matter for the health of their families. This #...
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Take #5Actions This Week!

April 10, 2017
Victories! We’re delighted to share that you're not only play a major role holding the line on healthcare at the federal level right now, we’re also winning at the city and state levels across the nation because of people like YOU! In fact, because of people like you signing letters, making calls,...
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Nutrition Ups and Downs

April 10, 2017
Written by Kristi King, clinical dietitian at Texas Children’s Hospital. Your child’s nutrition journey can have many ups and downs. Every day myself and the other registered dietitians at Texas Children’s Hospital are questioned by patient families about how to best handle some of these hurdles...
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Human Needs Report: Advocates' defeat ACA repeal bill, FY17 & FY18 spending work, Supreme Court confirmation and more

April 3, 2017
The Coalition on Human Needs just released our latest edition of the Human Needs Report. Read on for articles on advocates' work to defeat the ACA repeal bill, FY17 & FY18 budget and appropriations work, a Supreme Court confirmation vote and more.
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"It's better to prevent than to lament:" On children's oral health

March 30, 2017
My values and perspectives on life have been heavily influenced by my mother—a woman of no formal academic education but whose wisdom surpasses that of many. She was born and raised in the Dominican Republic, and as a single mother she fought hard to give her 2 daughters the opportunities that she...
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The Making of a Champion

March 28, 2017
The phones in Congressional Offices are ringing off the hook these days. Some Americans are calling their Representative and Senators for the first time. Some of us are calling more frequently. People are crowding into public meetings. Letters, postcards and faxes are being sent. It is all enough...
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