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lovely Maine summer is finally upon us, the legislative session is over . . . you’d think you could relax a little, right? Hold up, not so fast! Moves are afoot in Washington, DC, with huge implications for women. The discussions surrounding the the impasse over the federal budget include considering cuts to Social Security […]

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Social security is a critical need for many elderly women in Maine.  Gerald Weinand, outlines the importance of this program for Maine women in his blog post, Social Security, Women and Poverty in Maine. Gerald states that, When the age of many of Maine’s residents is combined with the low incomes, the importance of the […]