Archive for December, 2010

What a year! Between a hard fought legislative campaign, a lively election season, an outpouring of grassroots activism, and some exciting visitors, 2010 kept us busy and brought about a whole slew of new experiences and achievements to our work. It was challenging to pick just five moments out of the myriad momentous moments that […]

Well, here we are – just a few days before the end of the year and a week before the new legislature convenes. It’s tough to predict what we’ll see during this session. But, if the debate – and promises – we heard during this past campaign cycle are any indication, there will be some […]

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Read below for a holiday message from our Associate Director, Charlotte Warren. Seasons Greetings, Supporter. It’s the time of year for wishes and resolutions. So, I thought I’d share with you what we’re wishing for here at the Maine Women’s Lobby: 1. Moderation. Maine’s newly elected leaders were swept into office on a tidal wave […]

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Board of Environmental Protection Recommends Replacing BPA in Baby Bottles and Sippy Cups “Maine’s Board of Environmental Protection (BEP) has named bisphenol-A (BPA) and nonylphenols (NPs) as Maine’s first Priority Chemicals under the 2008 Kid-Safe Products Law.  In addition, they provisionally adopted a phase out of BPA from baby bottles and sippy cups, which will […]

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16 Dec 2010

Impact … you’ve got it, and you showed it. We make a powerful team – you, me, and the 6,000 other Mainers who receive these alerts. We kept working women’s voices front and center. And, we’ll do it again. A couple of weeks ago, we learned that the newly elected Republican legislative leadership was planning […]

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