Posts Tagged ‘Maine Women’s Lobby

I mean, these girls REALLY rock. Today, I spent my afternoon at the offices of Hardy Girls Healthy Women in Waterville. We were invited to share the nuts and bolts of creating change. (and when I say nuts and bolts, I really do mean problem, solution, message, and target). These girls are the experts! The […]

Debra Ness, President of the National Partnership, is going first. “the sooner we act, the better off  we will be. “America needs a basic workplace standard that allows employees to earn …up to seven paid sick days a year.” Debra’s reminding us that, in the wake of the H1N1 virus, CDC asks people to stay […]

The federal Health and Education Committee is about to start a hearing on the Healthy Families Act – paid sick days for US workers. Rajiv Bhatia, from San Francisco’s department of public health, is on deck after the bill’s sponsor Representative Rosa DeLauro and Rep. Grayson. You can watch it live . And we’ll be […]

Maine’s reproductive health community is deeply saddened by the murder of Dr. George Tiller. His death is an enormous loss for the patients who relied on him, his dedicated staff, and the women’s health care community. To honor Dr. Tiller, Planned Parenthood of Northern New England, the Family Planning Association of Maine, the Maine Women’s […]

Maine Fair and Independent Federal Courts Coalition Lauds Historic Nomination (Augusta) Today in a news release, organizations representing Maine people celebrated the nomination of Judge Sonia Sotomayor to the U.S. Supreme Court. “In selecting Judge Sotomayor to be his nominee to the highest court, President Obama has chosen someone who is superbly qualified and has […]