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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 […]

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 […]

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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“In entering upon the great work before us, we anticipate no small amount of misconception, misrepresentation, and ridicule; but we shall use every instrumentality within our power to effect our object. We shall employ agents, circulate tracts, petition the State and national Legislatures, and endeavor to enlist the pulpit and the press in our behalf. […]

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Oh, what a month it’s been for Maine women! We truly can’t contain our joy. Due to Governor LePage playing politics with his expected vetoes, four of our priority bills have now become law. We worked hard to pass these important pieces of legislation and the lives of thousands of Maine women will improve because […]

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