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House Votes to Counteract Federal Changes to Title X

Legislation sets aside $8 million to offset federal funding cuts March 27, 2019 – (BOSTON) – Rep. Elizabeth Malia (D-11th Suffolk) joined her colleagues in the House in passing legislation that provides $8 million to women’s reproductive health organizations in Massachusetts to offset the loss of federal funding through the Trump Administration’s changes to the Title X program. The House approved the measure by an overwhelming vote of 139 to 14. The funding, valued at $8 million through Fiscal Year 2019 and 2020, is to ensure the continuity of clinical family planning services, education and counseling, physical exams, and sexually transmitted disease testing and cancer screening at Mass

House Passes Legislation to Ban Conversion Therapy

March 14, 2019 – (BOSTON) – Representative Liz Malia (11th Suffolk) proudly joined her House colleagues in passing legislation to prevent healthcare professionals from engaging in “conversion therapy,” including practices that attempt to change an individual’s sexual orientation or gender identity. This is the second time in a calendar year that the bill was passed in the House. The legislation outlines and excludes from the ban counseling and healthcare practices designed to support an individual and facilitate coping. According to the American Psychological Association, conversion therapy “may pose serious risk of harm,” such as “confusion, depression, guilt, helplessness, hopelessness, sh

House Passes Legislation to Expand Benefits for Families in Need: lifts the family welfare cap

March 14, 2019 – (BOSTON) – Representative Liz Malia (D-11th Suffolk), along with her colleagues in the House, announced the House passed legislation that lifts a decades-old family welfare cap. The family cap limited access to Transitional Aid to Families with Dependent Children (TAFDC) benefits to children born prior to the date a family first began receiving benefits. Lifting the cap will extend cash benefits to the 8,700 Massachusetts children and their families who have previously been excluded due to this policy. Children will no longer be denied $100 a month in welfare benefits based on when they were conceived. This change will be retroactive to Jan. 1, 2019. ###

Now You Can Blog from Everywhere!

We’ve made it quick and convenient for you to manage your blog from anywhere. In this blog post we’ll share the ways you can post to your Wix Blog. Blogging from Your Wix Blog Dashboard On the dashboard, you have everything you need to manage your blog in one place. You can create new posts, set categories and more. To head to your Dashboard, open the Wix Editor and click on Blog > Posts. Blogging from Your Published Site Did you know that you can blog right from your published website? After you publish your site, go to your website’s URL and login with your Wix account. There you can write and edit posts, manage comments, pin posts and more! Just click on the 3 dot icon ( ⠇) to see all the

Design a Stunning Blog

When it comes to design, the Wix blog has everything you need to create beautiful posts that will grab your reader's attention. Check out our essential design features. Choose from 8 stunning layouts Your Wix Blog comes with 8 beautiful layouts. From your blog's settings, choose the layout that’s right for you. For example, a tiled layout is popular for helping visitors discover more posts that interest them. Or, choose a classic single column layout that lets readers scroll down and see your post topics one by one. Every layout comes with the latest social features built in. Readers can easily share posts on social networks like Facebook and Twitter and view how many people have liked a pos

Grow Your Blog Community

With Wix Blog, you’re not only sharing your voice with the world, you can also grow an active online community. That’s why the Wix blog comes with a built-in members area - so that readers can easily sign easily up to become members of your blog. What can members do? Members can follow each other, write and reply to comments and receive blog notifications. Each member gets their own personal profile page that they can customize. Tip: You can make any member of your blog a writer so they can write posts for your blog. Adding multiple writers is a great way to grow your content and keep it fresh and diversified. Here’s how to do it: Head to your Member’s Page Search for the member you want to

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