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SIGN OUR LETTER telling Congress to do their job!

December 20, 2017
The clock is tick…tick…ticking! And we are still fighting for families in our nation. The GOP just pushed through a destructive tax plan while ignoring some important work that has to be done before 2018—and we are doubling down. The U.S. Congress is on the clock to pass a funding bill by 11:59 pm...
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I'm a Nurse and I Cannot Afford My Children's Medical Insurance

December 18, 2017
Recently, I had the opportunity to share how I have tirelessly fought for my children's health at a CHIP event on the Capital with MomsRising and Senator Stabenow. My name is Connie Cavara. I’m a nurse and a single mom to three beautiful children, including Carmen and Diego, who attended the event...
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"Congress’ Urgent Unfinished Business for Children"

December 15, 2017
As if our fight to stop the profoundly unjust Tax Cuts and Jobs Act was not enough, we must all work hard to ensure there will be no unfinished business as Congress works to wrap up the Continuing Resolution before December 22nd with all the crucial help children and other vulnerable populations...
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MomsRising Fighting for CHIP!

December 14, 2017
On Wednesday, MomsRising took to Capitol Hill to discuss the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). We made it loud and clear that Congress should not gamble with our kids. CHIP expired at the end of September , and Congress has yet to reauthorize the historically bipartisan legislation. As a...
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Enroll in Health Insurance by Friday, Doggone It!

December 12, 2017
We're down to the wire. This is the last week to enroll in health insurance at — Friday, December 15 is the final day to sign up for coverage that begins in 2018. No bones about it, the Trump administration has made it harder than ever to sign up, sabotaging Affordable Care Act open...
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Birth & Maternal Health Resource Book Launch

December 11, 2017
We at MomsRising are excited to share our first Birth & Maternal Health Resource Book with you! It’s for partners, legislators and everyday folks who want to learn more about the problematic state of maternal morbidity/mortality in our nation. The book also serves as an advocacy tool to...
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Have Questions About LGBTQ Adoption? We have Answers!

December 11, 2017
November was National Adoption Awareness Month. To raise awareness about adoption in the LGBTQ community, MomsRising partnered with Family Equality Council , Children’s Action Network , and PFLAG to host a tweetchat about adoption by LGBTQ adults. If you missed out on the tweetchat, no worries!...
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Have Questions About Women's Health and Open Enrollment? We Have Answers!

December 11, 2017
Recently, MomsRising hosted a #WellnessWed TweetChat with the National Partnership for Women and Families and Young Invincibles . The topic of the chat was women’s health and open enrollment. If you were not able to join the chat, you’re in luck! We have provided a recap of the questions and...
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The Human Needs Report: tax cut bill, avoiding a shutdown, disaster aid, and more

December 11, 2017
The Coalition on Human Needs just released our latest edition of the Human Needs Report, a regular newsletter on national policy affecting low-income and vulnerable populations. Read on for articles on Congress’s tax cut bill, avoiding a shutdown, disaster aid, the Children’s Health Insurance Program, Dreamers, and more.
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#5Actions of the Week! December 11, 2017

December 11, 2017
We're making a holiday action list and checking it twice! Gonna tell our decision makers who's naughty or nice. Moms are coming to town ... Please join us to take urgent action on a suite of red-hot priorities this week! And be sure to share with friends and family too. Together we're making this...
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