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The murders of 17 students and teachers in Parkland, FL, last week marked the 30th mass shooting in the U.S. in less than two months.
QUICK ACTION: Join a gun violence prevention group, attend a protest event near you, and demand that Congress and the Maine Legislature take action NOW.
Despite 13 new indictments against Russian operatives, Trump still refuses to implement sanctions against Russia, undermines investigations into their interference, and offers no plan to prevent them from doing it again.
QUICK ACTION: Demand that Congress defend our country by forcing the president to implement sanctions, approving bills to protect Mueller’s investigation, and crafting a defense plan.
All four immigration proposals voted on by the Senate failed, and the future of DACA remains uncertain as Trump propels us towards a third government shutdown.
QUICK ACTION: Learn how our Senators voted on each plan and what new ones could be in the pipeline, attend a Portland vigil in support of DREAMers, and make sure our MoC stay focused on finding a DACA solution before the March 5 deadline.
The Maine Legislature will vote soon on cuts to the minimum wage, a solar power tax, lunch shaming, and school health centers and hold hearings and work sessions on guns on school grounds, a Constitutional convention, and DHHS’ use of federal funds. QUICK ACTION: Contact your legislators to let them know how you’d like them to vote.read more
The Trump administration wants to open most of the U.S. coastline to oil and gas exploration, including Maine.
QUICK ACTION UPDATE: Attend a public hearing in Augusta on March 7 and submit a public comment before the March 9 deadline.
A bill that would roll back accessibility rules required by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) passed the House last week–with Rep. Poliquin voting YES–and is headed to the Senate.
QUICK ACTION: Call Poliquin to protest his vote and call Sens. Collins and King and tell them to oppose any attempt to bring the bill for a vote.
Four of Trump’s most extremist nominees to LIFETIME judicial appointments face imminent votes in the Senate.
QUICK ACTION: Call and email Senators Collins and King and demand that they oppose Kyle Duncan, Thomas Farr, Matthew Kacsmaryk, and Howard Nielson.
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Learn how to identify false stories, report hoaxes, correct inaccuracies and #ProtectTheTruth with eight powerful tips.