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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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“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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The US Senate is considering legislation by Senators Udall (D-NM) and Vitter (R-LA) that claims to be comprehensive reform of our nation’s chemical policy. But the bill (S.697) is far too weak. EPA would only review the safety of 25 chemicals over the next 8 years. And the price of that meager schedule is that […]

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