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Communities around Maine are holding events during Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October to draw attention to intimate partner violence and rally support for prevention efforts. Take action and attend an event near you!read more
This edition of the Victories & Good News Roundup has been long in coming, on account of summer travels, general busyness of our all-volunteer team, and our desire to time the release to a moment when we all needed a big boost. The confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to...read more
The Nov. 6, 2018 election is just around the corner and Mainers are knocking on doors and making calls to support their favorite candidates up and down the ballot.
QUICK ACTION: Help make the change you want to see in government by volunteering for a canvass or phone bank near you!
Suit Up Maine’s new GOTV Dashboard has everything you need to vote, get out the vote, and volunteer for your favorite candidates!read more
It’s been months since the Trump administration was ordered to reunify immigrant families it forcibly separated, and yet more than 100 children have yet to see their parents. As the administration moves thousands of unaccompanied children into internment camps, a new report by the DHS Inspector General shows widespread dysfunction.
QUICK ACTION: Keep the pressure on your MoC to demand investigations and oversight, and give to the organizations providing direct legal support.
Senator Collins has made her decision and will support Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination. She has long called herself a moderate and a defender of women. With this decision, she showed Mainers and the nation that she is no moderate and certainly no champion of women.read more
Trump’s proposed freeze on fuel-efficiency standards would increase oil consumption, CO2 emissions, gas costs, and health risks.
QUICK ACTION: Submit a public comment opposing the proposal before the October deadline!
We’re tracking the most concerning nominees to lifetime judicial appointments, in partnership with other progressive groups. Republican leaders are counting votes now for anti-LGBTQ, anti-abortion, and anti-ACA nominee David Porter, and a vote is imminent once they have the numbers.
QUICK ACTION: Call Collins and King and tell them to voice their opposition to Porter and learn about other extremist nominees in the pipeline.