Archive for April, 2016

April 12, 2016 is Equal Pay Day, the day that symbolizes how far into this year a white woman needs to work to make the same amount as a white man did in 2015 due to the gender pay gap. Nationally, women earn just 79 cents for every dollar earned by a white man. In […]

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The Legislature is considering a bill to better protect the health and safety of Maine children in child care. LD 1689, An Act To Protect Children in the State from Possible Sexual, Physical and Emotional Abuse by Persons Who Have Been Convicted of Crimes, would require Maine to comply with the federal law and use […]

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Action is needed to increase access to affordable health care coverage for all Maine people! We expect the legislature to vote on LD 633, An Act To Improve the Health of Maine Citizens and the Economy of Maine by Providing Affordable Market-based Coverage Options to Low-income Uninsured Citizens, this week. Please contact your legislators today and urge them […]

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