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Thanks to the supportive votes from Maine Representatives Chellie Pingree and Mike Michaud, the Jobs bill passes the House after Pelosi called House Members back for an emergency session. Thanks to the supportive votes of Maine’s Senate delegation last week, this bill was able to be considered by the house- and we are thankful they […]

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Vice President Biden didn’t mince words when he called upon reticent Senators to pass the Paycheck Fairness Act yesterday.  Official after official headlined the Middle Class Task foroce event, calling for an end to pay discrimination.  The Administration is in our corner on this — the House has already passed the bill, thanks to Representative […]

An Outrage. While we’re pleased that the health care reform bill  finally passed in the U.S. House of Representatives last night, women’s health took a giant step backwards at the same time. An amendment by Rep. Stupak to the health care bill  eliminates access to abortion in the so called “public option” health plan AND in subsidized private insurance plans. […]

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