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Republicans’ latest attempt to cut Medicaid threatens older Mainers

Maine seniors and home health care workers are ringing an alarm on potential cuts to Medicaid that could be included in the federal budget in order to fund new tax

caregiving

Gutting Medicaid would wreck our economy and Maine communities

One must wonder at the audacity and cruelty of the politics of the modern age where the disabled, seniors, and poor families with children are made the sacrificial lambs in

Susan Collins

Congress threatens cuts to Medicaid services that allow Mainers to live at home

Ten years ago, a driver ran a stop sign as Jim McIlroy rode into the intersection on his motorcycle. Serious injuries left McIlroy paralyzed from the chest down. But, after

Bruce Poliquin

Rep. Poliquin flees retirement facility when seniors question his health care repeal vote

Maine Second-District Congressman Bruce Poliquin visited Nason Park Manor, a senior living community in Bangor, on Tuesday to hold a press conference on issues important to older Mainers. When seniors

fair taxes

King searches Senate chamber for Republican health care repeal bill

Sen. Angus King opened and examined desks on the Senate floor on Wednesday in a mock attempt to find where Republicans have hidden a health care repeal bill they’ve spent

Drew Gattine

Report: Investing in senior and child care is both a moral and economic good

Americans are struggling to find jobs that offer long-term financial security for themselves and their families and, according to a new report from the Georgetown Center on Poverty and Inequality,