Planned Parenthood

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Trump officials picked a particularly bad day to visit Augusta

Kellyanne Conway, a senior advisor to President Donald Trump, and Tom Price, U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services, visited the Maine State House on Wednesday for a Republicans-only meeting

Chellie Pingree

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

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Maine Women's Lobby

Women lead in fight to protect Maine’s minimum wage increase

With a slew of bills scheduled to be heard on Wednesday that could roll back every part of the minimum wage increase passed by referendum last November, Mainers are planning

organizing

Mainers to rally for Planned Parenthood today in Portland and Lewiston

One day after Republicans in Congress introduced legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act, including a provision blocking millions of people from accessing birth control and cancer screenings through Planned

education

Hundreds gather to plan Maine’s Resistance

Almost 800 Mainers from every corner of the state gathered at the Augusta Civic Center on Sunday for an all-day summit and skill-building seminar hosted by the Maine People’s Alliance

health care

Maine activists meet to defend Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood Maine Action Fund will host an Action Forum in Portland tonight (Wednesday, December 21st) in order to provide an opportunity for activists and supporters to organize to protect

health care

Massive volunteer petition effort puts Medicaid expansion on Maine ballot

Advocates for improving access to affordable health coverage in Maine announced on Wednesday that more than enough voters have signed on to their citizen’s initiative to place a Medicaid-expansion measure

Maine Women's Lobby

Maine minimum wage increase is a ‘women’s issue’

“On this anniversary of the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution, the Maine Women’s Lobby asks all Maine voters to join us in voting yes on Question 4,” announced Eliza Townsend at a

Supreme Court

Supreme Court ruling protects abortion rights in Maine

A ruling by the Supreme Court on Monday striking down abortion restrictions in Texas is also good news for Mainers’ access to safe, legal abortions, according to local women’s health