We are writing to bring to your attention Maine Healthcare Action, a 501(c)(4) organization founded by Mainers to place a resolve on the November 2022 ballot. The resolve is designed to demand that the Legislature enact universal health care legislation. Rather than describe Maine Healthcare Action and its resolve, approved by the secretary of state for ballot signature...

Universal healthcare — everyone in, no one out — creates unity and solidarity: foundational aspects of American democracy.   William Clark Lawrence Kaplan Does anyone in your family lack health insurance? Are you foregoing needed medical care? Have you received a “surprise” medical bill? How do Maine residents answer these questions? In autumn 2019, more than 80 volunteers with Maine AllCare...

A nonprofit group started by Maine residents is planning to circulate petitions to put a resolve before voters in November 2022. Maine Health Care Action, a nonprofit 501(c)4 organization started by Maine residents, plans to collect petition signatures to approve a resolve that will be presented to Maine voters in November 2022. The resolve instructs the Maine Legislature...

According to CNN exit polls from the 2020 primaries, 70% of Mainers say they support a government-run health-insurance option that covers everyone over private insurance plans. [audio mp3="https://www.mainehealthcareaction.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/rss-72676-1.mp3"][/audio]   [caption id="" align="alignleft" width="525"] According to CNN exit polls from the 2020 primaries, 70% of Mainers say they support a government-run health-insurance option that covers everyone over private insurance...

With many Mainers going without health insurance and an unemployment crisis throwing even more off their plans during a pandemic, a health care advocacy group is launching an effort to gather signatures for a 2022 ballot initiative directing the legislature to establish a universal, publicly-funded health care system that will cover everyone in the state. The initiative is being put...

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