Archive for January, 2016

“So, my fellow Americans, whatever you may believe, whether you prefer one party or no party, our collective future depends on your willingness to uphold your obligations as a citizen.  To vote.  To speak out.  To stand up for others, especially the weak, especially the vulnerable, knowing that each of us is only here because […]

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On January 21, the Alliance for Maine Women held a press conference to announce their legislative priorities as part of Women’s Day at the State House. The following remarks are excerpts from that press conference. Remarks by Gilda Nardone, executive director of New Ventures Maine: The Alliance for Maine Women has recently formed out of […]

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Alliance for Maine Women Announces 2016 Priorities The Alliance for Maine Women works to ensure that all Mainers have the economic, social, and political power to make decisions about their bodies, sexuality, health, and families – with an emphasis on securing these rights for Maine Women. The Maine Women’s Lobby is a proud partner of […]

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In response to Governor LePage’s unacceptable remarks at a town hall meeting on Wednesday, the Maine Women’s Lobby issued the following statement: The Maine Women’s Lobby condemns the racist & sexist remarks that Gov. LePage continues to use for political purposes as well as the false picture he insists on painting of women and children […]

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