Maine AllCare Down East Chapter, 2/18/18 meeting minutes Blue Hill Library, 4 – 5:30 Attending: Betsy Braunhut, Hunt Gressitt, Robert Grant, Lynn Cheney, David Jolly, Caroline Werth, Kate O’Dell, Ted Fletcher, Bonnie Preston, Joe Lendvai, Tom Van Buren, Walter Kumiega, Paul Kelly, Betsy Armstrong Minutes: Joe Lendvai OLD BUSINESS Approve minutes. One correction. Passed. Treasurer’s Report: Chapter funds $0 (MAC Board holding $1054.55 in funds restricted for use by
Bangor Maine AllCare Minutes March 13 2018 Attendees: Nate Shea, Jeff Graham, Carol Bodnar, Larry Dansinger Bangor Public Library event: Tuesday, March 13th, 6PM. Discussed and decided to show the 40 min version of “Fix It,” since we have only one presenter to date (David Green). We will confirm the reservation and advertise in the Weekly (Larry) Peace and Justice Center (Larry) and the BDN (Jeff). Nate will
Maine AllCare News – March 2018 Maine Legislative Task Force on Health Care Coverage hears from Citizens, Industry and Policymakers Augusta – Maine AllCare was well represented at the March 2nd meeting of the Legislative Task Force on Health Care Coverage for All of Maine in Augusta. We had Board and Chapter members from around the state who came to testify in support of universal healthcare. The meeting
MINUTES – PORTLAND CHAPTER MAINE ALLCARE – draft February 28, 2018, 7 PM Allen Avenue Unitarian Universalist Church 524 Allen Avenue, Portland 1 – Members present: Nancy Bogg, John Brewer, Dan Bryant (chair), Jan Chapman, Diana Cundy, Ed Cundy, Beth Frnaklin, Bruce Moore, Elizabeth Oatley (secretary), Nancy O’Hagan 2 – Minutes: Accepted January 24th minutes 3 – Board update: Beth Franklin reported that they are meeting tomorrow to review the job description
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Portland Chapter Leader, Dan Bryant, shared his thoughts with the readers of the Portland Press Herald about health insurance issues facing Hannafords and its workers. Employment-based health insurance, now covering 56 percent of the nonelderly population, was introduced during World War II to help employers avoid wage controls. The issue of health care coverage in the recent contract negotiations between United Food and Commercial Workers Local 1445 and the company that
The Fix-It Movie will be shown by the Bangor Chapter at the Bangor Public Library on March 27 at 6 pm. Discussion will follow. Nate Shea will be moderator. All are welcome.
The Rockland Chapter will host a showing of the movie Now is the Time: Healthcare for Everybody followed by a panel discussion on March 27 from 6:30 – 8. The panel will include among others Bill Clark, M. D. from Brunswick, Dean Felton and Mike Shunney. Join them at the Rockland First Universalist Church, 345 Broadway.
Waldo Maine All Care (WMAC) Minutes [Draft] Feb 8, 2018 Abbott Room, Belfast Library I. Announcements Ann Marshall has resigned from WMAC, and as “Data Czar”. Art Shea will check with Ann and State MAC if there are any dbase “admin priviledges” that need to be passed on. WMAC Business Group House Party 3-15 6pm 49 Ocean St, Belfast, see attachment FMI: Paul Robie Open House May 12
Supporters have turned out in force for the first three meetings of the Maine legislative Task Force in Augusta. Learn about the March 2 Task Force meeting here! The fourth and final meeting of the 2017-2018 legislative session is scheduled for April 2 from 1:00 – 4:00 in Room 220 Cross State Office Building. This will be a reporting and discussion from the three study groups with no