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Trump has nominated a coal industry lobbyist and notorious climate legislation killer to the second most powerful position at the Environmental Protection Agency. His Senate confirmation vote is imminent.
QUICK ACTION: Call and email Senators Collins and King and tell them to OPPOSE the nomination of Andrew Wheeler.
Maine’s child poverty rate is increasing eight times faster than the national average. A bill in the Maine legislature could help bring those numbers down by increasing parents’ access to educational and training opportunities.
QUICK ACTION: Attend the LIFT 2.0 public hearing on Wednesday, February 14, and share your story with bill sponsors.
A bill that would roll back accessibility rules required by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is headed to the House floor with a vote expected this week. Rep. Pingree has already voiced her opposition.
QUICK ACTION: Contact Rep. Poliquin and tell him to OPPOSE H.R. 620.
The Senate begins an open-ended and wide-ranging debate on immigration this week.
QUICK ACTION: Learn about the proposals being floated, speak out in support of DREAMers, and make sure our MoC stay focused on finding a bipartisan DACA solution before the March 5 deadline.
The Maine Legislature’s second regular session is in full swing and legislators have just three more months to get through hundreds of bills before the short session ends in April.
QUICK ACTION: Check the list below for upcoming public hearings and votes and contact your legislators to let them know how you’d like them to vote.
Trump 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.
Hoaxes, fabricated stories, and misinformation spread like wildfire on social media sites.
Learn how to identify false stories, report hoaxes, correct inaccuracies and #ProtectTheTruth with eight powerful tips.
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.