Two Republican state lawmakers compared a legislative effort to increase penalties on employers who violate Maine’s labor laws to racial profiling and surveillance by the Gestapo, the secret police of ...
Esther is joined by community organizers Carrie Jadud, Jodi Cohen Hayashida, Nyawal Lia and Genevieve Lysen to talk about the ...
Over the past six months, the Trelawny Tenants Union in Portland has recovered over $23,000 from landlords who were illegally ...
Ben and Esther talk about this week's "House Everyone!" day of action in Augusta, and advocacy for fair state worker wages in ...
This piece first appeared on the Maine Center for Economic Policy blog. Gov. Janet Mills recently released her proposed supplementary budget. While her budget contains promising investments in the ...
Housing advocates delivered hand-written Valentine cards and a petition signed by more than 1,500 Maine tenants to lawmakers on Tuesday, calling on them to make rental assistance a priority in their ...
This piece first appeared on the Maine Center for Economic Policy blog. Earlier this month, the Maine Department of ...
A photo posted by Larry Lockman on Twitter in 2018 with Steve Bannon. Larry Lockman, who has a long history of extreme anti-LGBTQ, anti-abortion and anti-immigrant activism, says he is pursuing a ...