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Why a Portable Paid Leave Benefit is Awesome

April 29, 2019
Recent reports have shown that a growing part of the workforce work multiple part time jobs and or are self-employed, especially in Washington State where the gig economy is booming with temporary and contracted jobs. According to The Seattle Times, 7% of Washington State’s workforce is working...
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All New Podcast: Eyes On The Prize!

April 29, 2019
We're back with an all new podcast this week where we cover winning fair pay in the states (and how you can make your state a winning state) with our own Washington State MomsForce Director, Maggie Humphreys. Dana Bye Campaign Director of Tax march joins us to examine #TrumpsTaxScam and how we can...
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#GoodNews This Week: Paid Leave Progress, Free Book & More!

April 26, 2019
VICTORY/PROGRESS : BIG news for paid family and medical leave in North Carolina! The NC Families First Act is the first comprehensive, stand-alone bill that would provide paid family and medical leave for North Carolina's families. And it's been filed, a MAJOR step in moving the bill forward and...
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Families Want Comprehensive Paid Family and Medical Leave: here's what that means

April 24, 2019
Care is care is care: Whether it’s to care for a newborn you swear already smiles, a mom who is severely ill, or a spouse or partner battling cancer, being there for family is what matters. No one should permanently lose their job and their financial lifeline when an urgent and unexpected family...
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It's happening! NC paid leave bill filed

April 24, 2019
It’s finally happening! This month North Carolina saw our first comprehensive, stand-alone bill filed that would provide paid family and medical leave for our state’s families. The NC Families First Act, sponsored by Representatives Meyer, Batch, Clark, and Majeed, would establish a paid family and...
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Risers Radio: Moving Mountains

April 15, 2019
This week on our #RisersRadio show we have another amazing panel like, the ACLU's Manar Waheed, with whom we cover how to BAN the bans and ways to work for fair treatment of all immigrant families. We get the inside scoop on how taxes can be used for good (and bad) with Amy Matsui and hear from...
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: April 12, 2019

April 12, 2019
Happy Friday! Monday is Tax Day, so our first top action this week is to send a letter to your local paper about the Trump TaxScam! Publishing a letter in your local paper is easier than you might think, and a great way to generate local conversation around an issue you care about. Also on the tax...
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Playing for Change in Pasco and Spokane, WA

April 2, 2019
Eastern Washington MomsRising members gathered last week for two incredibly powerful Play-Ins in Pasco and Spokane in partnership with Child Care Aware of WA and Community Minded Enterprises . The events were focused on the early supports families need to thrive. MomsRising shared information about...
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¿Sabías que la brecha salarial es peor para las latinas?

April 2, 2019
¡¡¡BUENAS NOTICIAS!!! ¡La Cámara de Representantes APROBÓ la Ley de Equidad Salarial justo a tiempo para hoy que es el Día de Igualdad Salarial! >>> Ahora necesitamos la aprobación del Senado de EE. UU. para alcanzar igualdad salarial! Diles a tus senadores que copatrocinen y apoyen la Ley...
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#GoodNews This Week: Equal Pay, Childcare, Housing and More! [VIDEO]

March 29, 2019
VIDEO: This amazing video from Voice of America features MomsRising supporters' stories and the work we do together everyday. Check it out, it's wonderful!: VICTORY! The U.S. House of Representatives just passed the Paycheck Fairness Act! MomsRising supporters have been advocating for this for...
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