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December 1, 2021
Statement “Another tragic school shooting, devastating students, parents, educators and school staff across the nation. Another horrific moment when young lives are lost and families destroyed. Another community terrorized and transformed forever. Another day when lawmakers continue to utterly fail those they are sworn to serve. This cannot continue. 
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November 30, 2021
Statement “Maternal health is a public health emergency in our nation, and the Protecting Moms Who Served Act will help provide veterans with the world-class maternal health care they deserve. There are more than half a million women veterans in our country who are under age 40, and this bill is essential for them. We thank Rep. Lauren Underwood (D-Illinois) and U.S. Senators Tammy Duckworth (D-Illinois) and Susan Collins (R-Maine) for working so hard to enact this law, which is an essential step in addressing America’s maternal health crisis.
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November 29, 2021
News release To Reporters, Editors, Producers, and Anchors: As we celebrate the recent passage of the Build Back Better Act (BBBA) through the U.S. House, we acknowledge the media’s critical role in informing the public about this complex and historic effort to make their government work for them. The omnibus nature of this bill and the policies therein present many challenges to newsrooms hoping to present a clear understanding of its contents and potential impacts on your readers, your communities, and the economy at large.
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November 19, 2021
Statement “The jury verdict in the Kyle Rittenhouse case is a terrible miscarriage of justice, a measure of how thoroughly white privilege and supremacy pervade our criminal legal system, and a reminder of the terrible toll that unrelenting systemic racism and the ‘guns everywhere’ culture are taking on our country. 
November 19, 2021
Statement “America’s moms, parents, and caregivers have long been sounding the alarm -- and reaching out to members of Congress -- about the urgent need to build a care infrastructure to lift families, businesses, and our economy. We are celebrating the vote in the U.S. House of Representatives to pass the Build Back Better Act. We thank every lawmaker who voted for it and commend Speaker Pelosi and the House leaders who worked incredibly hard to win passage of this vitally important measure, which will make it possible for moms, families, businesses, and our economy to thrive.
November 15, 2021
Statement “America’s moms are thrilled to see President Biden sign the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act into law this afternoon. It is a major and unprecedented accomplishment that will not only improve our roads and bridges but also ensure more children and families have safe drinking water, more families have Internet access, more of us can breathe clean air, and many more of us have good-paying jobs. While this is a huge and long overdue accomplishment, lawmakers’ work is not nearly done.
November 15, 2021
Media advisory As Congress returns from recess, workers and advocates will descend on Washington, urging lawmakers to follow infrastructure bill with Build Back Better   Build Back Better’s historic investments create hundreds of thousands of jobs, lift wages for majority woman of color workforce, expand care access to millions   
November 4, 2021
Statement “America’s moms and families are counting on Congress to pass both the Bipartisan Infrastructure and Build Back Better packages without delay.
November 3, 2021
Statement “Nearly two years into a deadly pandemic that has upended life in America while taking 745,000 lives and infecting tens of millions, we are profoundly relieved that a safe, effective vaccine is now available for children ages 5 - 11. This vaccine will help safeguard the health of children and families, especially as we head into the colder months when people gather indoors much more. The vaccine the CDC approved yesterday will protect our kids from COVID, prevent hospitalizations and long-term COVID symptoms, and save lives.
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October 28, 2021
Statement “America’s moms and families celebrate the  commitment to significant investments toward building the care infrastructure moms, families, businesses and our economy urgently need, including child care, home- and community-based services, living wages for care workers, and an expanded Child Tax Credit and Earned Income Tax Credit. We applaud the historic, unprecedented investment of $400 billion for universal pre-K for 3- and 4-year-olds and affordable child care, and making refundability of the expanded Child Tax Credit permanent for low-income families.

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