Archive for May, 2015

In April, we launched the Right Now campaign to raise $20,000 before the Legislature adjourns to increase our capacity and engage more Maine women & girls in the fight for our rights. Thanks to the generosity of our members like you, we’re more than halfway there! Can you help us reach our goal? By engaging more women across […]

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Maine legislators will soon take up proposals to cut General Assistance for asylum seekers and other immigrants. For many immigrants who have come to Maine to find safety and escape persecution, General Assistance is the only lifeline they receive while they navigate a broken immigration system and wait for permission to work. Cutting General Assistance and […]

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Right now our Director of Public Policy is at a public hearing in the Judiciary Committee to testify in opposition to two bills that would restrict access to abortion care in our state: LD 83 & LD 1312. Yesterday we testified against multiple bills that would make it harder for Maine families living in poverty to […]