Skip to main content

When Parents Get Involved in School Health, #WellnessWins

May 9, 2017
By Ahna Bizjak, Parent and Former PTO President, Oregon School District, WI When it comes to learning healthy habits, parents are children’s first teachers. From cooking nutritious meals at home to being a role model for staying physically active, we lay the foundation for our children’s future...
Ahna Bizjak's picture

Quick #5Actions: healthcare, budget, Mother's Day, more!

May 8, 2017
Mother's Day is this weekend! Thank you for all you do! In honor of this holiday, in addition to making time with the special people in our lives, let's also take some time to flex those POWERFUL PARENT MUSCLES! This Mother's Day and every day, parents will fight for our families and our nation. We...
Karen Showalter's picture

Human Needs Report: Advocates denounce ACA repeal bill, FY17 spending bill avoids a shutdown, FY18 budgets and more

May 8, 2017
The Coalition on Human Needs just released the latest edition of the Human Needs Report , a regular newsletter on national policy issues affecting low-income and vulnerable populations. Read on for articles on the House ACA repeal vote, the FY17 spending bill that avoided a shutdown, FY18 budgets,...
Lecia Imbery's picture
TAKE ACTION

U.S. House Passes Terrible Health Care Bill - Here’s what you can do about it!

May 4, 2017
A shameful and grossly irresponsible act just happened in the U.S. House of Representatives—and we need everyone to raise their voices in outrage! What happened? 217 members of Congress voted to pass the American Health Care Act (AHCA)/Trumpcare which will take health insurance coverage away from...
Felicia Willems's picture

House Passage of American Health Care Act Is an Assault on Our Health

May 4, 2017
The vote today in the House of Representatives to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is irresponsible, damaging and a shameful instance of lawmakers putting partisan interests ahead of the country’s interests. The bill the House passed would take coverage away from 24 million people, decimate our...
MomsRising's picture

Keep calling! Protect our health care!

May 4, 2017
We need to keep up the pressure! The U.S. House is voting TODAY to repeal the Affordable Care Act, decimate funding for our nation’s cherished Medicaid program, and gut protections for people with pre-existing conditions. → It is so important for you to call 1-888-668-8919 right now and make your...
Felicia Willems's picture
Watch a video, make a call!

Small business owners support our health care. You can too!

May 3, 2017
Call 888-668-8919 to be easily connected with your lawmakers-- and then remind them to say NO to repealing our healthcare protections! Ohio MomsRising member and small business owner Adina shares her story about why she supports protecting our care here: https://www.facebook.com/moveon/videos/...
Felicia Willems's picture

There is ‘No Acceptable Substitute for the Affordable Care Act’s Protections for People with Pre-Existing Conditions’

May 3, 2017
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) prohibits health insurers from refusing to cover people who have pre-existing conditions, or charging them more because of their pre-existing conditions. There is simply no acceptable substitute for that guarantee. There are reports that Rep. Fred Upton (R-Mich.) plans...
MomsRising's picture

From bad to worse—Protect our health care!

May 2, 2017
From bad to worse! The very bad, truly damaging, takes-healthcare-away-from-24-million-people Trumpcare/American Health Care Act (AHCA) is reportedly going to be voted on this week—and extremist lawmakers have added new provisions that make it even worse than it was a month ago! *Make a quick call...
Felicia Willems's picture

#5Actions! Power up!

May 1, 2017
We’re 100 days in to the new administration and we’re not giving up! In fact, we’re powering up, rolling our sleeves up, and marching forward! Here are your #5Actions for this week: 1. The very bad, no good healthcare bill is ba-aack! And they might vote again soon. Tell Congress: Don’t take our...
MomsRising's picture

Pages