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Health care advocates plan to deliver pink slips to Rep. Poliquin’s office

Mainers angered by Rep. Bruce Poliquin’s vote in favor of the House Republicans’ health care repeal bill last week, which is projected to cut health care for 24 million people,

health care

Rep. Poliquin voted for a bill to destroy lives and bankrupt families

Somehow, Speaker Ryan and the House Freedom Caucus have managed to make a bad bill even worse.  The current legislation continues to do almost everything that most Americans strongly oppose

health care

When the March of Dimes is coming after you, you know you took a bad vote

This week on the Beacon Podcast, Taryn and Mike talk about Rep. Bruce Poliquin voting to strip health care from more than 24 million Americans and then immediately lying about

Bruce Poliquin

Sen. King blasts health care repeal bill while Rep. Poliquin continues to hide

With a vote on the Republican plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act scheduled in the House tomorrow, clear divisions are showing in Maine’s congressional delegation. While Rep. Chellie Pingree,

Angus King

Students, parents and members of Congress protest denial of Maine Upward Bound grants

Aroostook County residents and Mainers across the state are rallying behind the University of Maine at Presque Isle and calling on the Trump Administration’s Department of Education to reverse a

racial justice

Hundreds rally in support of Maine immigrants

More than two hundred Mainers braved the soggy weather to stand together in Congress Square Park in Portland against an escalating attacks on immigrants by the Trump administration. The event

health care

As new health care repeal heads for a vote, Rep. Poliquin continues to hide

A revised plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act is now being considered by the House of Representatives, with President Donald Trump pushing for a vote as early as this

economy

Maine activists organize in D.C. to electoralize The Resistance

Activists from Maine joined allies from across the country at the People’s Action Rise Up: From Protest to Power Convention in Washington D.C. this week to help plan the next

corporate influence

Mainers march for science, because facts don’t always speak for themselves

Mainers held six marches on Saturday in support of public policy based on science and as a general celebration of the scientific method and empirical thought. More than a thousand

small business

It’s time to protect and expand Medicaid, say Maine business owners

Lewiston-area business owners gathered this week at Grace Street Recovery Services, an opioid addiction treatment center, to share why they believe preserving and expanding Medicaid coverage is not only critical