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We’re super excited that the second Maine Women’s Summit on Economic Security is just one week away. There’s still time to register for this energizing and informative event. Our hours are filled with final preparations: putting together materials, ordering the food, checking in with the many fantastic speakers and presenters…there’s much to do. Maine Women’s […]

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It’s almost here: the second Maine Women’s Summit on Economic Security! We’re busy putting the final touches on the program and we couldn’t be more excited. That’s why we wanted to give you a first glimpse of what the day will look like. Quick Look at the Program: 8:00 AM:    Doors Open/Breakfast 8:45 AM:    Welcome […]

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Today we celebrated Women’s Equality Day in honor of the day ninety-five years ago that most women in America won the right to vote—though many Native American and African American women had to fight even longer to actually be able to exercise that right. We honored the work of the suffragettes who worked so hard […]

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Last week, the legislature voted to pass an amended version of L.D. 516 – increasing the number of hours a teen can work during the school week. The amended bill represents a very significant improvement over the initial bill that, as written, would have removed all hourly protections for teen workers, but – to be […]

Feeling blue about the state of affairs in Augusta these days? I hear ya (although it might also be the rain). That’s why I’m writing to you today. Believe it or not, we have A LOT to celebrate. Thanks to you, and your calls, emails, and visits to the State House we have – together […]

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