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Proposal Gutting Birth Control Coverage Is Another Appalling, Unacceptable Attack on Women’s Health

October 6, 2017
Being able to determine how many children to have and when to have them is a key part of women’s freedom and economic prosperity. To undermine coverage for birth control for millions of women, as the rules released today do, is to do nothing short of undermining women’s freedom. Make no mistake,...
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#CHIPworks - Meet Jan in Michigan

October 6, 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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9 Million Reasons Congress Must Act Now to Save CHIP

October 5, 2017
Co-authored by Stephanie Glover, Senior Health Policy Analyst, National Partnership for Women & Families Federal funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) ended last Saturday, September 30. More than nine million children and their families who rely on CHIP for affordable...
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#CHIPworks - Meet Daviann in Kansas

October 3, 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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How #CHIPworks for 10-yr-old Julián

October 4, 2017
My son was 2 years old when I first learned he has asthma. I was terrified as his face turned blue and he had trouble breathing. He was immediately treated at the ER and we had to stay there overnight to get him back up to normal. Although it was a scary situation, I was extremely grateful he was...
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MomsRising Endorses De-Escalate Washington, Initiative 940

October 4, 2017
Noting the devastating impact of police violence on communities of color and the imperative to bridge the divide between communities and police, MomsRising has endorsed Initiative Measure No. 940 (I-940) , a ballot measure designed to reduce police violence through mandatory de-escalation, mental...
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#CHIPworks - Meet Sarah in Illinois

October 3, 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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Congress: Extend CHIP Funding Immediately!

October 3, 2017
On Saturday, funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) expired. This critically important program has reduced the uninsured rate for kids in the U.S. to less than 5% over the past two decades. Historically, support for CHIP has been bipartisan, helping to ensure we always give our...
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#CHIPworks - Meet Melessa in North Carolina

October 3, 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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Check out our new tax explainer video!

October 2, 2017
There's a LOT going on in our nation right now. Amidst the chaos, we’ve created a timely new tax explainer video to discuss what's coming before Congress this week. The U.S. House of Representatives is expected to vote on their budget this week and the Senate Budget Committee will begin debate on...
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