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March 16, 2012
Statement “The Massachusetts Labor and Workforce Development Committee vote was a victory for the families in the Commonwealth who would benefit from the Earned Paid Sick Time Act. Paid sick time is win-win. Studies show that with these kinds of policies, employers reduce costs and have less turnover and workers have the peace of mind of knowing that they can take time off without sacrificing pay or a job.  What’s more, with an earned sick time law, Massachusetts will save on the cost of providing health care because its citizenry will be healthier.  
January 18, 2012
News release Today, to thank EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson for standing strong to protect children from mercury and arsenic poisoning, MomsRising, the online and on-the-ground grassroots organization for moms and everyone who has a mom fighting for family economic security, presented her with colorful thank you notes from families across the country.  Mocha Moms, the network for stay-at-home moms, and LATism, the largest organization of social media professionals of Hispanic origin, joined MomsRising in making the delivery.