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QUICK SIGNATURE ➡️ Protect Maryland Earned Sick Days!

August 31, 2018
The pencils are purchased and lunch boxes are ready to be packed! It’s back-to-school time in Maryland! This year, kids and families across Maryland are returning to school with something extra exciting: EARNED SICK DAYS!!! That’s right, this is the first back-to-school season since we passed the...
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National Call-in Day: On July 22nd Call Congress to push for a fair budget

July 19, 2019
Once again, the Trump Administration and Congress are headed towards the brink. In September, services we need may come to a screeching halt unless new funding levels and the federal government’s authority to borrow are renewed. Since Congress will be leaving for August recess in a few weeks, these...
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'We Have Members Who Are Heartbroken and Scared'

July 19, 2019
MomsRising members from across the country are telling us that they are scared. Members who are women of color and immigrants, and those based in North Carolina, in particular, found the chants of ‘send her back’ at President Trump’s campaign rally in Greenville last night to be terrifying. Moms...
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Let's STOP the monsters in the Trump administration

July 17, 2019
There are parents across the nation holding their scared children tight right now, children who are terrified of what tomorrow could bring. It’s not an imaginary “monster under the bed” terrifying these kids; it’s the real life monsters created by the Trump Administration that are coming after...
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15 Moms Who Are Putting Policies to Work for Families

July 11, 2019
To mother is to transform. Each and every day moms are shaping a more just future for us all through small and big acts alike -- whether it’s helping a tantruming toddler understand their feelings or advocating for their community with elected leaders, moms have superpowers that move us all forward...
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15 mamás que están poniendo las políticas a trabajar para las familias

July 11, 2019
Ser madre significa transformar. Todos los días, las mamás forjan un futuro más justo para todos nosotros a través de actos pequeños y grandes por igual –ya sea ayudando a un niñito a comprender sus sentimientos en medio de una pataleta o abogando por su comunidad ante los funcionarios electos, las...
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Felicia Burnett with her son, Ethan

The Affordable Care Act Is For All of Us

July 9, 2019
Just last week, I took to social media with one of those “My kid is growing up too fast!” posts that we’ve all seen so many times. But for my son, growing up was far from a foregone conclusion. Ethan is now 12-years-old and stands three inches taller than me, but the only reason he is alive and...
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All New Risers Radio: Can't Stop, Won't Stop

July 9, 2019
This week on an all new episode of #BreakingThrough we alongside our guests, cover #CloseTheCamps and the fight to stop human rights abuses from continuing to happen in the name of immigration enforcement. We also discuss change, power and how YOU can make a difference. We’ll get the lowdown on the...
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Take Action to stop the Texas v. United States case!

July 8, 2019
Health care is on the line again (!!) with oral arguments beginning in the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in the Republican-led Texas v. United States lawsuit that could overturn the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and threaten protections for the 130 million people living with a pre-existing condition...
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The Human Needs Report: Spending updates, Border Aid, Census Citizenship Question, and More

July 1, 2019
The Coalition on Human Needs just released another edition of the Human Needs Report. Read on for the latest on Congress's spending work, aid for immigrants at the border, the Supreme Court's decision on the Census citizenship question, tax credits for working families, and more.
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