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TRUMP VS. MUELLER: Support Mueller’s Investigation and Prepare to Protest

Trump has already tried once to fire Special Counsel Robert Mueller, and efforts to discredit the investigation have reached a fever pitch. A national rapid response effort is planned should Trump succeed in firing Mueller, with protest locations prepared all over Maine. 
QUICK ACTION: Find the location nearest you, and demand that our MoC co-sponsor legislation to protect Mueller’s investigation.

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HANDS OFF OUR PAYCHECKS: Oppose Minimum Wage Reductions

Republican legislators in Augusta are again thwarting the will of the voters by rushing through a reduction of the minimum wage and an ageist sub-minimum wage for teens. The bill recently passed out of committee and is headed to the House floor.
QUICK ACTION: Contact your local reps and demand that they keep their hands off Mainers’ paychecks!

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2017 ELECTION ROUNDUP

Elections in November and December put the nation on notice and showed what we can accomplish when we put our heads together and our boots on the ground.
QUICK ACTION: Read and be inspired by these 2017 election victories, and learn about programs that can train you to run for office.

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THE BOYFRIEND LOOPHOLE: Close it to Protect Victims of Domestic Violence

Deadly loopholes in our federal gun laws allow stalkers and domestic abusers to have guns simply because they are not married to their victims, even though women are just as likely to be killed by a dating partner as by a spouse.
QUICK ACTION: Ask your MoC to sign on as co-sponsors to legislation that will close “The Boyfriend Loophole” (S.1539 in the Senate and H.R. 3207 in the House).

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DO THIS, NOT THAT: Be Heard By Your Members Of Congress

Suit Up Maine leaders recently took a trip to Washington DC to meet with policy staffers of our Members of Congress (well, at least three of them). We asked them to give us some insight and tips into the very best ways constituents can convey their concerns to their reps, and know that they are being heard. Have a look at what they told us.

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Speed Dial Congress

Sen. Angus King, Jr. (I):
(202) 224-5344
Sen. Susan Collins (R):
(202) 224-2523
Chellie Pingree (D):
(202) 225-6116
Rep. Bruce Poliquin (R):
(202) 225-6306

For full contact info, including numbers for district offices in Maine, visit the Civic Dashboard.

Speed Dial Maine Legislature

Maine House:
1-800-423-2900 
Maine Senate:
1-800-423-6900
TTY: Use Maine Relay 711

Not sure who your legislators are? Find them and more on the Civic Dashboard.

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Federal Government

Complete contact info on Congress, track bills, committees, and more.

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Best ways to reach your Members of Congress

Email? Phone? Fax? Social media? Policy staff offer the best ways to reach your MoCs.

Do This, Not That

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