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Washington Legislature: The Working Families Tax Credit is a gender and racial justice issue!

April 15, 2019
MomsRising, together with the Washington State Coalition Against Domestic Violence, organized the following sign-on letter for gender justice organizations in support of the Working Families Tax Credit. You can take action in support of the Working Families Tax Credit by sending your state...
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QUICK SIGNATURE: Stand with our nurses!

April 9, 2019
I come from a long line of nurses: my grandma is a nurse, my mom is a nurse, my aunts are nurses, and so are my cousins. These women work hard every day to provide outstanding care for premature babies, new parents recovering from childbirth, and patients fighting for their lives in the emergency...
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Clean Up WA's Tax Code!
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QUICK SIGNATURE: Clean up Washington's tax code!

April 8, 2019
Today, moms, parents, and advocates gathered in Olympia to testify in strong support of Senate Bill 5961 -- a bill that will fundamentally change the structure of Washington's tax code by creating a capital gains tax on the wealthiest Washingtonians and funding the Working Families Tax Credit...
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: April 5, 2019

April 5, 2019
Happy Friday! Hot off the presses: Our latest list of top actions from the past week on everything from diapers to gun safety. We urgently need your support. Please scroll through and make sure you've added your voice to all. Then be sure to share with friends and family, too. Thank you! => 1...
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TELL OLYMPIA: It's clean up time for the WA tax code!

April 4, 2019
Much like a post-sugar rush play area at daycare, the Washington tax code is a mess. But moms and parents know exactly how to take care of a mess: they call for clean-up time. Click here to send a quick message to your state lawmakers in Olympia urging them to clean up our tax code! The Washington...
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: March 29, 2019

March 29, 2019
We're back with this week's list of top actions, ready for you to sign and share. This is a busy time for lawmakers, as new bills and budgets are being proposed and voted on at the federal and state levels. We must remain vigilant and speak out about the proposals that help families and our economy...
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VICTORY! The U.S. House of Representatives just passed...

March 27, 2019
VICTORY!!! The House of Representative just PASSED the Paycheck Fairness Act -- right in time for Equal Pay Day on April 2nd! Now we’re charging full speed ahead toward the U.S. Senate with our campaign for equal pay! Tell your U.S. Senators to co-sponsor and advance the Paycheck Fairness Act. This...
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#Good News This Week: NC Kids & Lead; Equal Pay; and more!

March 22, 2019
GOOD NEWS! Here’s a welcome good news story about kids’ health and the environment: In North Carolina, public health officials have been working for more than 30 years to eliminate childhood lead poisoning – and have come very close to doing so. Read more here! MOMSRISING RADIO: Have you checked...
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Secure Scheduling: Not Just for Big Businesses

March 21, 2019
“Everyone should work in a restaurant, at least once in their lifetime.” Whether you have worked in a restaurant or not, chances are, you have heard this sage advice. When I hear this advice, I am undeniably proud to have had restaurant experience as part of my story. My first job was as a busser...
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Trump Budget Update!

SIGNATURE NEEDED: Trump’s budget hurts moms & families!

March 21, 2019
President Trump released his FY2020 budget last week and no surprises here— he slashed funding for programs that boost our families and kids in order to pay for his wasteful wall and tax cuts to the 1% and Wall Street. I’ll be blunt: President Trump seems to have forgotten that people like you and...
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