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Comenzamos: Poderosas Rising

September 15, 2022
Ahora que los niños han estrenado las mochilas y han empezado un nuevo año escolar, ¡MamásConPoder también tiene algo que estrenar! Este mes comenzamos una nueva serie de artículos de blog "Poderosas Rising" que ayudarán a informar a nuestra comunidad de todas las maneras en que estamos en el medio amplificando los asuntos más críticos que enfrentan las mujeres, las madres y las familias.
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Quick signature: Do Not Let Families Lose Critical Home Visiting Services

September 13, 2022
Those earliest moments with our babies are some of the most magical, full of firsts—first breath, first smile, first step. Supporting new moms and birthing people and their babies during those magical moments is critical for strengthening our communities and promoting positive parent-child...
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We Are MomsRising
MomsRising member Angelina Scott and her husband, Matthew.

Do our elected leaders know how it feels to choose between food and medicine? I do.

August 30, 2022
"I’ll never forget stumbling into my pharmacy one day, my blood pressure soaring. I could barely see. I asked the pharmacist: Could you just give me a couple pills? Just five or six, until my next paycheck comes in? I'm scared."
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The Lowest Uninsured Rate Ever!

August 25, 2022
HHS recently released a new report showing that we have reached the lowest uninsured rate in American history in 2022 – just 8 percent ! So how did this happen? This progress didn’t happen by accident. More than 35 million Americans are enrolled in Affordable Care Act related coverage – the highest...
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Prescription Drug Pricing WIN!

August 25, 2022
With passage of the Inflation Reduction Act , there has been an historic breakthrough to begin to lower prescription drug prices for Americans! The provisions of the new law help ensure patients will get the innovative new drugs they need at affordable prices. For the first time, Medicare will be...
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Kansas Got it DONE! Let’s Keep the Pressure On for Abortion Care

August 16, 2022
On Tuesday in Kansas, 59% to 41% of people of all genders came together in record numbers to protect their communities and abortion access in the state to reject anti-abortion extremism and the dangerous post-Roe world the U.S. Supreme Court created. The fight for abortion rights in Kansas is years...
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Brand New Breaking Through Episode: Celebrating Kansas, Moving Forward Tax Fairness, Getting Affordable Drugs, and a new Paid Leave PAC

August 9, 2022
On the #RADIO show this week, we celebrate the abortion-care victory in Kansas, cover how YOU can help move forward tax fairness and affordable prescription drugs, and find out about a new way the fight for paid family/medical leave is moving forward! *Special guests include: Emily Wales, Planned...
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Make Sure Your Child Has All The Essentials For A Productive School Year!

August 9, 2022
Studies have shown that academic performance and health insurance go hand in hand. Children who have health coverage miss fewer classes and perform better in school than those who are uninsured. But health coverage doesn’t just benefit students. Fewer missed days of school also mean fewer missed...
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Top #5Actions of the Past Week: Friday, August 5, 2022

August 5, 2022
We have a win to celebrate! This week we saw a big win in Kansas to protect abortion rights because everyday people like you stood up, voted, and made their voices heard! Now – in no small part due to your efforts – we have an opportunity to help move another wave of progress forward with the...
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Happy 25 to CHIP!

August 4, 2022
We are so ecstatic to celebrate the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)’s 25th anniversary! CHIP is a federal/state partnership program that helps insure kids in all fifty states. Making sure our children have health insurance ensures that we always give our kids a winning hand of lifelong...
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