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Medicaid’s Role in Schools Keeps Kids Healthy, Sets Them Up for Success

April 28, 2017
Many children receive Medicaid-covered health care not only at the doctor’s office, but also at school.
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Tell Congress: Keep the ACA in place. Don’t take our health care!

April 26, 2017
It’s ba-aack! The terrible, horrible, no good, monstrous, and very bad Trumpcare/American Health Care Act (AHCA) is rearing its ugly head in the U.S. House again... and this time it’s even worse! Sign on now! Tell Congress: Keep the Affordable Care Act in place. Don’t take our health care! http://...
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Your signature needed: Stop playing political games with our health care coverage!

April 24, 2017
It’s appalling. We’re still celebrating the March 2017 failure of the American Health Care Act (AHCA)—that would have stripped healthcare coverage from about twenty-four million people—to build enough support to pass in the U.S. House. But the fight for healthcare is far from over! President Trump...
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Take #5Actions This Week! Week of 4/24/2017

April 24, 2017
On your mark... get set…. go!!! It’s #5Actions time! You can do all five of the actions on one day, or spread them out across the week, your choice. The important thing is not WHEN you do them, but IF you do them. One thing we know for sure is that if you do them, your actions will add up with...
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Safe for whom? Understanding how risk factors impact birth safety at home and birth centers

April 24, 2017
Research tells us that community birth (planned home and birth center births) is a safe option for low-risk women. But what does it mean to be low-risk? New research gives families and care providers data to help inform individual decisions about place of birth. I interviewed one of the researchers...
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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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