Hello Ellsworth – All smiles for universal health care

Ellsworth – Members of Maine AllCare demonstrate their support for publicly funded universal health care that covers every person in Maine. About twenty supporters stood on the Union River Bridge in Ellsworth on Saturday noon March 25, 2017 – from left to right are Holly Duesenberry, Jean Rohrer, Doris Plummer and Sarah Whelan. During the hour-long event virtually every passing car honked in a supportive way, with waves and

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Community Screening of Documentary Bring Out Ideas to Move Forward

Rockland ME – On May 18, a gorgeous spring evening, the Midcoast Peace and Justice Group sponsored a showing of FIX IT Healthcare at the Tipping Point at the First Universalist Church.  About 50 people attended and participated in lively discussion with 3 panel members–Pinny Beebe-Center, State Representative, Rockland/ Owls Head, Jonathan Fulford, small business owner and Maine AllCare Board Member, and Bill Clark, retired physician and leader of MidCoast Chapter, Maine AllCare. Perhaps not

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People’s Forum on Health Care

March 27, 2017 – Portland ME – The recent People’s Forum on Health Care was a powerful event. We want to thank everyone who shared their stories. We also want to thank Representatives Mike Sylvester, Ben Collings, Andrew McLean, Rachel Talbot Ross and Maureen Terry, Senator Ben Chipman, and Travis Kennedy from Senator Angus King’s office for witnessing people’s stories and affirming their belief that health care is a

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Portland FILM & FORUM on the future of health care in Maine

Maine AllCare Board Secretary Delene Perley and supporter Diana Tundy of Portland are ready to welcome the audience for the Portland Public Library screening of Now Is The Time documentary. The film is about the current, costly and complex health care system in the US, one that is burdensome for businesses, and unaffordable for tens of millions of Americans, even to those with health insurance. Importantly, the film also proposes

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Together, we’re making progress in advancing universal health care for ALL Maine

May 4th rally in Augusta for universal health care by Maine AllCare and coalition partners including Maine State Nurses Association, Souther Maine Workers Center. About a hundred people gathered to hear speakers from many organizations who support universal health care. Augusta ME May 9, 2017 – NEWSFLASH – At their work session, the members of the Joint Legislative Committee on Insurance and Financial Services voted unanimously “ought to pass” in support

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