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November 2, 2015

Question 3 on the November 3rd Maine ballot asks the following:

“Do you favor an $85,000,000 bond issue for construction, reconstruction and rehabilitation of highways and bridges and for facilities and equipment related to ports, harbors, marine transportation, freight …

October 28, 2015

Congress is currently deliberating over reauthorization of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act, which is crucial to protect school kids in Maine where the child food insecurity rate is the highest in New England.

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack issued …

October 22, 2015

Congress has the opportunity this fall to prevent key federal working family tax credits from expiring, resulting in cuts for 50 million working Americans, 16 million of whom will slip into poverty.  In Maine, these cuts to the federal …

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Why Congress should extend business and working poor tax credits at the same time - November 20, 2015
To read this editorial in the November 20, 2015 edition of the Bangor Daily News, click here. read more
Health Insurance Coverage in Maine: Heading in the Wrong Direction, Particularly for Children - September 17, 2015
New Census Bureau data released yesterday paint a bleak picture for Maine when it comes to improving access to affordable health coverage Maine is the only state that has not experienced an increase in the percentage of people with health insurance coverage since passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in 2010. read more
Make sure leaders support great gains of Social Security and Medicare - September 1, 2015
“As the 2016 campaign season shifts into high gear, it is critically important that we know where the candidates stand on Social Security, Medicare, health care reform (the ACA had its fifth anniversary in March), and other issues important to all Americans. read more
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