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Remembering Our Veterans Today and Everyday

November 10, 2017
Serving in the United States Army, comes with a great commitment and sacrifice. Many young people register to serve the armed forces as soon as they turn 18 years old, when they are just beginning to live their lives and with their commitment also come some excellent rewards. I was one of those...
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Have Questions About Open Enrollment? We have answers!

November 9, 2017
It’s November, and you know what that means… Open Enrollment! This year, Open Enrollment is shorter than ever (November 1st to December 15th), so we want to make sure all of your questions are answered. Last week MomsRising hosted a #WellnessWed tweetchat about Open Enrollment and our guests...
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Quick Signature: Tell Congress to continue funding for CHIP and MIECHV!

November 8, 2017
It’s shocking when you think about it. Gridlock and political games in Congress have resulted in both the Children’s Health Insurance and Maternal Infant Early Childhood Home Visiting programs (CHIP and MIECHV) to lapse. *Sign now! Tell Congress: Our kids are not a political football! Continue...
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5 Reasons to Vote for the Women You’ve Never Heard Of

November 7, 2017
Originally published on Medium, Monday, November 5 / Election Day 2017 is today, Tuesday, November 6 Tomorrow, voters in small towns across America, in 59 of the 100 largest cities, and in thirty-three states will head to the polls and elect new leaders who will make choices that affect our...
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Medicaid is Not a Dirty Word – Let’s Start Talking About It

November 6, 2017
Let’s face it – safety net programs like Medicaid, Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, and the medical expenses deduction have a bad rap. For decades we have heard myths about undeserving “welfare Moms” and able-bodied young adults who could work...
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Send a Letter to Your Local Paper Speaking Out Against the Tax Bill

November 6, 2017
Something really scary happened recently! Scarier than those ghosts, witches, and ghouls that showed up trick-or-treating at your door the other night. Republican leaders in the U.S. House of Representatives introduced a bill today that would give $1.5 trillion (TRILLION!!) in tax cuts to the top 1...
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NC Health Choice Ensures that We Always Give NC Kids A Winning Hand of Lifelong Health!

November 1, 2017
NC Health Choice ensures that vulnerable NC children have the opportunity to lead healthy lives. NC Health Choice is a result of efforts by Republicans and Democrats to pass the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) in 1997; they agreed health insurance for vulnerable children was an important...
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Quick Action: Be an #ACAdefender for Open Enrollment 2017!

October 31, 2017
It’s time to #KeepMarching and use our outside voices for health care! President Trump and his administration have taken some terrible steps this year to sabotage our health care, limit consumer access to information, and confuse the public about our options for coverage. You can help fight the...
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#CHIPworks - Meet Heather in Illinois

October 31, 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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#CHIPworks - Meet Alex in Pennsylvania

October 30, 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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