Posts Tagged ‘Women

Yesterday the Maine House of Representatives voted on accepting federal funds to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act. We’ve written before about why accepting these funds is a good deal for Maine and you can learn more at  www.covermainenow.com. But this post isn’t about the importance of expanding coverage for Mainers. It’s about the astounding […]

There’s been a lot of media attention on why accepting federal funds that are already set aside for Maine under the Affordable Care Act to expand Medicaid coverage makes sense for Maine. A presentation by the Maine Medical Association to the Appropriations and Finance Committee highlights the reasons why it makes sense to accept these […]

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 […]

Tonight President Obama will give his first State of the Union address of his second term. What policies will he discuss? What do you hope to hear him speak about? One way to keep track of the issues that matter to you is to play #SOTU BINGO! We saw several State of the Union BINGO cards […]

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 […]


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