Archive for July, 2009

Celebrating quietly in my little office. Sparkling water anyone? Senate panel just endorsed nomination of Judge Sotomayor. Next week: Senate

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Since I was the only lady in the room, I hoped that they would let me stand in front with all the big guys.  But, in all seriousness, this was a great event.  Yesterday morning, I had the pleasure to attend the signing ceremony for LD 621, “An Act Allowing Workers’ Compensation Benefits for Firefighters […]

If you’re like me – you often feel lost when anything tax related hits home.  Terms like tax reform and Tabor II make my skin crawl – causing me to have random outbursts as I run to Google for comfort. Fortunately for us, the Penobscot County Democratic Committee has come to our rescue.  On Tuesday, July 28th, from […]

Last week the Maine Women’s Fund announced the recipients of their 2008 – 2009 grant cycle.  They have awarded nearly $80,000 in social grants to nine Maine organizations.  Each of these grant recipients have a long history of promoting and implementing social change in Maine. The Maine Women’s Policy Center is very excited and appreciative to […]

Here is a “Maine Voices” piece written by Sarah Standiford, our Executive Director, about the nomination of Judge Sonia Sotomayor. Earlier in the month, I posted it as part of another blog entry, but as we’ve all been watching, listening, and talking about this historic happening, I wanted to post it again. Supreme Court nominee […]

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