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Today, the Joint Standing Committee on Health and Human Services of the Maine Legislature held a public hearing on LD 1578, An Act to Increase Health Security by Expanding Federally Funded Health Care for Maine People. We’ve talked a lot about the importance of accepting federal funds to cover nearly 70,000 Maine people. Some highlights: More Mainers […]

Can you imagine forcing a pregnant woman to choose between a healthy pregnancy and her job? Unfortunately, it happens all the time and it’s not even illegal. In workplaces all over the country, women are being penalized, demoted, forced onto unpaid leave, or fired because their employers refuse to make even the smallest accommodations for […]

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It’s been almost two months since I began my position here at the Maine Women’s Lobby and the Maine Women’s Policy Center. Although it feels like I have lots to learn, I am proud to say that we have been a part of some very important work on behalf of Maine women in the past […]


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