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We wanted to give you an overview of some of the solutions that came out of our first Maine Women’s Summit on Economic Security that we shared in Building a Prosperous Maine: A Roadmap to Economic Security for Women and Our Families. We approached the first Summit and our Roadmap with a vision for a […]

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127th Legislature, First Regular Session Legislative Outcomes We lobbied on a number of bills this legislative session. The roll calls for some of those are featured in our member newsletter, which was mailed in September. (You can become a member by making a donation to the Maine Women’s Lobby today.) We talked about many other […]

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The Maine Senate could vote as soon as tomorrow on two bills that would restrict access to safe, legal abortion in Maine. Please take a few minutes now to call your Senator and urge her/him to vote NO on LD 1312 and LD 83. You can call 1-800-423-6900 twenty-four hours a day to leave a […]

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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 […]

On Monday, November 18, 2013, the Portland City Council unanimously passed an ordinance that requires protestors outside of Planned Parenthood’s Congress St. clinic to stay outside of a patient safety zone of 39 ft. The City Council added and passed an amendment just before the final vote that makes the ordinance go into effect immediately. […]