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On January 15th, the U.S. House Judiciary Committee approved H.R. 7 the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act, a key step in preparing the bill for a vote on the House floor. In Congressional testimony, Richard Doerflinger, Associate Director of the USCCB Secretariat of... [+] more
Background: Under the new health care law (ACA), the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) requires most health plans to cover “preventive services for women,” including drugs and procedures that many citizens find objectionable for moral and... [+] more
Urge Rep. DelBene to oppose drastic cuts to SNAP and to resist adding barriers to participatin in SNAP. Background: The Senate passed the Farm Bill, which for years has contained the food stamp program (SNAP). The House passed their version of the Farm Bill, but removed... [+] more
Background: The Senate will vote on their bill that reduces agriculture funding by $23 billion over 10 years. This includes more than $4 billion in proposed cuts to the SNAP (food stamps) program and more than $5 billion in cuts to conservation programs. At a time of... [+] more
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Help End Homelessness! The Homeless Housing and Assistance Act was passed by the Legislature in 2005, with the goal of reducing homelessness by 50 percent statewide and in each county by 2015. The Act added a surcharge to certain documents including deeds, mortgages,... [+] more
A foster child's life is almost entirely controlled by a complex legal system, full of hearings and procedures, state and federal laws, mandated timelines, burdens of proof, evidence and myriad legal rights.  Adolescents often have little to no knowledge of the... [+] more
The Washington State House of Representatives is voting on HB 2148 which would mandate insurance coverage for abortion in any private health insurance plan which provides coverage of maternity care.  This bill is a reintroduction of a nearly identical bill which... [+] more
The Washington State House of Representatives is considering bill HB 2148 which would mandate insurance coverage for abortion in private health insurance plans which provide coverage of maternity care.  This bill is a reintroduction of a nearly identical bill which... [+] more
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