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It’s been almost two months since I began my position here at the Maine Women’s Lobby and the Maine Women’s Policy Center. Although it feels like I have lots to learn, I am proud to say that we have been a part of some very important work on behalf of Maine women in the past […]

Testimony in opposition: Senator Rosen, Representative Flood, Senator McCormick, Representative Strang Burgess and members of the Joint Standing Committee on Appropriations and Financial Affairs and the Joint Standing Committee on Health and Human Services, my name is Laura Harper, and I represent the Maine Women’s Lobby, an organization that has been working for 33 years […]

Here at the Maine Women’s Lobby, we’ve been researching family leave insurance for nearly ten years. It’s passed in three other states (California, Washington, and New Jersey), and many more are actively working on legislation. Right now, in Maine, when working families welcome a new baby or face a serious illness (think horrendous car accident […]

What lies ahead for the Safe Chemicals Act of 2010? Check out this exclusive “leaked” footage for insight into what would happen if the Toxic Chemical Lobby got it their way!


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  • Ben Turner: Hey, Charlotte. Thanks for this. The "fraud" is enacted from the top-down. They target the strugglin [...]
  • Stacie Battles: Lets get this passed once and for all. Everyone deserves the same right to enter in a marital/legal [...]
  • Terry Donald: Lets all get together and work as hard as we can to get this passed. As I was told over and over aga [...]
  • Liz Betit: We have known for decades of the harmful affects of mercury and lead not only to humans but also to [...]
  • Lorraine Taft: Do not weaken our progress toward a safer environment. The Product Stewardship programs need to be k [...]