ACTION ALERT: Protect Maine’s Care – Call Your Rep!

The U.S. House of Representatives is planning to vote soon on a new health care bill that would repeal the Affordable Care Act. The original bill introduced last week was already harmful, but recent changes have made it even more dangerous. Under this bills, Congress would: repeal the ACA’s Essential Health Benefits requirement; force states … More ACTION ALERT: Protect Maine’s Care – Call Your Rep!

Protect Maine’s Federal Preschool Funding

Studies show, preschool works. Let preschool work for Maine. Last year, Maine was selected as one of 18 states awarded federal Preschool Development Grants, as a part of Congress’ wise decision to invest in vital early learning programs. Early learning programs not only benefit individual children and their families, but communities, states and nation. However, … More Protect Maine’s Federal Preschool Funding

Support Head Start: Maine Can’t Afford Another Missed Opportunity

On June 8, 2015,the Maine State Senate voted to defeat a bill providing $2 million to support childcare for working families. LD 977, An Act to Improve Child Care in the State lost by one single vote.  This bill was a huge missed opportunity but we have one final chance to support early childhood programs in … More Support Head Start: Maine Can’t Afford Another Missed Opportunity