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Hundreds are protesting for a fair state budget – here are some of the best signs

More than two hundred Mainers packed the halls of the State House on Monday, calling on Republican legislators to stop

Mainers for Accountable Leadership

Mainers praised for health care activism, and they aren’t slowing down

The Republican health care repeal effort has sparked a firestorm of protest across the country, but it was activists in

health care

What are national Democrats missing? Policy-focused, progressive candidates

After the special elections for Congress in South Carolina and Georgia last week, Democrats are 0-4. While smart people rightly

Maine State Employees Association

A state shutdown over tax cuts for the wealthy would cost Maine $2.5 million per day

As the state’s two year budget comes due, Republican lawmakers continue to hold negotiations hostage over demands to repeal the

Matthea Daughtry

Gov. LePage says he’ll shut down government out of spite, even if budget agreement reached

According to lawmakers familiar with a meeting between Governor Paul LePage and House Speaker Sara Gideon held Friday, LePage has

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Maine religious leaders urge Sen. Collins to take a stand against health care repeal

Members of Faith in Public Life and Mainers for Accountable Leadership rallied in  Portland’s Lobsterman Park on Friday to urge

Susan Collins

Mainers say Sen. Collins must finally take a stand on health care repeal

Holding signs declaring “Time to take a stand,” advocates for access to health care gathered outside Senator Susan Collins’ regional

health care

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

Bruce Poliquin

Mainers angry over health care repeal vote find Rep. Poliquin in Boston

Second-District Representative Bruce Poliquin has mostly been avoiding public appearances in Maine following his vote in favor of the Republican

Maine Small Business Coalition

Maine business owners oppose Trump’s attempt to weaken health and safety rules

The Maine Small Business Coalition has submitted a letter to the offices of Senators Angus King and Susan Collins, signed

 
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