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April 18, 2024
News release On Thursday morning outside the U.S. Capitol, toddlers and children presented awards to members of Congress who have championed high-quality, affordable child care, including U.S. Senator Patty Murray (WA), House Minority Whip Katherine Clark (MA), Speaker Emerita Nancy Pelosi, and U.S. Representatives Suzanne Bonamici (OR) and Jimmy Gomez (CA). 
April 17, 2024
Statement “The EEOC’s release of the final rule implementing the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act puts the benefits of this historic law within reach.
April 15, 2024
Media advisory Join us at the House Triangle on Tuesday, April 16th, at 2:00 PM for a press conference hosted by the Community Safety Agenda, a coalition of 70+ organizations with a re-imagined vision of public safety. We will be endorsing pivotal legislative bills aimed at promoting community safety and well-being. Representative Cori Bush, Representative Ayanna Pressley, Representative Katie Porter, and Representative Jesus “Chuy” Garcia will be joining us, as well as members of the coalition, including MomsRising.The endorsed bills include:
April 15, 2024
Statement “At this time when millions of moms and families are struggling to pay for child care and health care, and feed and house their families, the country needs the Tax Relief for American Workers and Families Act of 2024 to become law now, while there is still time for the IRS to deliver funds from the expanded Child Tax Credit (CTC) this year. The U.S. House of Representatives passed this bill with strong bipartisan support at the end of January, but a small group of Republicans in the U.S.
April 12, 2024
News release WASHINGTON – MomsRising and the National Women’s Law Center (NWLC) released the results of a new national survey today that finds voters on both sides of the aisle overwhelmingly support raising taxes on the wealthiest individuals and corporations to help invest in caregiving priorities, such as child care, elder and disability care, a
April 8, 2024
Media advisory     Care Can’t Wait Action to Host Rally With President Biden Celebrating Care Champions on April 9  
April 3, 2024
Statement “Today is a reminder that Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) women continue to lose significant income to a devastating wage gap, because Congress has failed to take the action needed to close it. Year after year, that has tangible, painful consequences for AANHPI women, their families, their communities and our economy. It is outrageous that on average, for every dollar paid to a white man in our country, AANHPI women working full-time are paid just 93 cents.
April 2, 2024
Statement “The Florida Supreme Court dealt a devastating blow to the state’s moms and families by allowing one of the strictest, most cruel abortion bans in the country to take effect 30 days from now. Governor DeSantis and his allies in the state legislature demonstrated once again that they care nothing for moms and families by passing a six-week abortion ban that will now take effect on May 1st, putting the health and lives of moms and other pregnant people at grave risk.
March 29, 2024
Statement “The country’s moms are proud to celebrate trans people this weekend, as the Transgender Day of Visibility approaches on Sunday. Many moms are transgender, are parents to transgender children, and supporters of the transgender community. We wholeheartedly support the lives and contributions of trans people and want everyone to be able to contribute fully to our society and to live without facing discrimination, hate or violence.