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House Budget Is An Affront to Our Values and Our Families

October 5, 2017
The budget the House of Representatives passed today is both callous and irresponsible. It rewards our country’s wealthiest people and corporations, while devastating essential programs that boost our economy and our families, including health care, nutrition assistance, early learning, education...
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MomsRising Endorses De-Escalate Washington, Initiative 940

October 4, 2017
Noting the devastating impact of police violence on communities of color and the imperative to bridge the divide between communities and police, MomsRising has endorsed Initiative Measure No. 940 (I-940) , a ballot measure designed to reduce police violence through mandatory de-escalation, mental...
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Ask Senator McCaskill to support Paid Sick Days & Affordable Childcare!

October 4, 2017
Between lack of earned sick days and non-existent paid family and medical leave policies, working parents are really feeling squeezed right now. But together, we can change this!
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Ask Senator Bennet to support paid family leave!

October 4, 2017
Whether it’s to care for a newborn you swear already smiles, a mom who is ill, or a spouse battling cancer, being there for family is what matters. You shouldn't have to give up a paycheck to do it. But non-existent paid family and medical leave policies are forcing working parents to make impossible choices. But together, we can change this!
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SUCCEED Act the Wrong Choice for the Nation

October 3, 2017
President Trump created a crisis for the nation with his short-sighted, cruel decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. The moms of our nation urge Congress to act quickly to prevent the dire consequences ending DACA will cause for our economy, our families, our...
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Congress: Extend CHIP Funding Immediately!

October 3, 2017
On Saturday, funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) expired. This critically important program has reduced the uninsured rate for kids in the U.S. to less than 5% over the past two decades. Historically, support for CHIP has been bipartisan, helping to ensure we always give our...
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MamásConPoder Gana el Premio Latino Diamante en Carolina del Norte

September 30, 2017
Estamos felices en anunciar que MamásConPoder, la comunidad en español de MomsRising ha sido seleccionada para recibir el Premio Diamante 2017 en la categoría de "Defensa de los Latinos." Este premio reconoce las contribuciones significativas por parte de líderes cívicos elegidos o designados por...
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MamásConPoder Wins the Prestigious Latino Diamante Award in North Carolina

September 29, 2017
We are proud to announce that MamásConPoder, MomsRising's Spanish-language community, has been selected to receive the prestigious 2017 Latino Advocate Latino Diamante Award! This award recognizes significant contributions made by an elected or appointed civic leader or by a community organization...
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Tell the Duluth City Council: Support Earned Sick and Safe Time!

September 28, 2017
Exciting things are afoot in Duluth. Spoiler alert: it’s something that’s a win-win-win for working families, businesses, and the Duluth economy. >>> I’m talking about earned sick and safe time for Duluth!
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Tax Breaks for the Wealthiest While Undermining Moms, Families, Our Economy

September 27, 2017
At a time when our country is experiencing unprecedented income inequality, with the rich getting richer and working families struggling to put food on the table and afford child care and college, the Trump administration and House and Senate Republican leaders today offered a plan that provides...
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