Demand Senate honor mothers by passing child tax credit bill

Moms are great. They love us, care for us, laugh with us, cry with us. Mother’s Day is our way to say thanks for all that moms do for us.

But not every mom has it easy. Millions of moms work and strive every day to care for their families, but poverty and indifference thwart their efforts.

But help could be on the way. H.R. 7024, the Tax Relief for American Families and Workers Act expands the Child Tax Credit for 16 million children in families with low income. it provides moms (and dads) much-needed financial resources to help support their families. The bill has broad bipartisan support but a small group of senators are using their influence to block it. Moms deserve better.

While Mother’s Day has passed, we can still honor them’ I urge our senators to stand up for moms and their kids by demanding a vote on H.R. 7024 and passing it ASAP.

Rebecca Nimmons

Bellevue

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