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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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“The sad irony of today’s decision lies in its utter failure to grasp why the VRA has proven effective… With that belief, and the argument derived from it, history repeats itself.”                       -Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg dissents in Shelby County v. Holder   Today marks […]

SCOTUS watchers know that the first Monday in June is “Decision Day” at the U.S. Supreme Court (also known as SCOTUS – the Supreme Court of the United States). Every year, the Court hears oral arguments for 80 to 100 cases, and this day is when the decisions of these cases begin to be announced. […]

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