MPA Legislative Scorecard and Candidate Endorsements






View MPA's legislative scorecard and candidate endorsements to see where your elected officials stand on important issues like access to health care and making sure we have a state budget that works for all Mainers.

Christie & LePage Protest Highlights Corporate Contributions







Members of the Maine People’s Alliance held a protest today at a lunchtime fundraiser hosted by New Jersey Governor Chris Christie on behalf of Governor Paul LePage. They picketed the Lewiston event in order to bring attention to the two governor’s deep ties to conservative corporate interests.

Report Shows Maine Students Face a Mountain of Debt






A new report authored by the Alliance for a Just Society and released today by the Maine People's Alliance evaluates the scope and consequences of rapidly increasing student debt in Maine and provides a window into the lives of Maine students and alumni facing large amounts of debt.

MPA is Hiring!


Do you want some experience in grassroots politics? Looking for a job you can feel good about? Worried about four more years of Governor LePage?

Good news! MPA is hiring for three new positions on our fall grassroots voter education campaign.

Protesters Greet Christie, LePage at RGA Fundraiser





MPA members picketed the fundraiser to call attention to the governors' connections with conservative big money donors Charles and David Koch.

Rep. Michaud Talks Retirement Security with Lewiston Residents







In an effort to cut through the rhetoric around retirement security, Congressman Mike Michaud joined retirement security advocates and residents from the Lewiston-Auburn area to hear about the importance of programs like Social Security and Medicare in the lives of constituents.

Experts: Penobscot River Profoundly Contaminated by Mercury Pollution







One week into the trial to determine whether Mallinckrodt should be held responsible for decades of mercury pollution along the Penobscot River, experts testified about the level and scope of contamination in the river.

Mainers Call on Mallinckrodt to Finally Clean Up Penobscot River






Concerned Mainers from up and down the Penobscot River Watershed gathered outside the federal courthouse in Bangor this morning to speak out publicly before the court convenes for a hearing on a lawsuit brought by the Maine People’s Alliance and the Natural Resources Defense Council as part of a 20-year legal fight to hold corporate polluter Mallinckrodt responsible for decades of mercury pollution.

MPA members to Sen. Collins: Expand Social Security







On Thursday, members of the Maine People’s Alliance visited the Bangor office of Senator Susan Collins to deliver petition signatures from Mainers across the state asking her to sign on to a bill to protect and expand Social Security.

MPA Statement on Veto Override Day


"Today the Maine Legislature reconvenes to address some of the record number of vetoes issued by Governor Paul LePage.

The question today isn't where LePage stands. He has already chosen extreme ideology over common sense on a number of critical issues for Maine people. The question is whether Republican legislators will stand with him."

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