Maine residents are delaying critical health-care services because Gov. Paul LePage (R) has blocked the expansion of Medicaid after voters voted overwhelmingly for expansion in 2017.
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Democrat Andrew Gillum is focusing on Medicaid expansion and Medicare for all, and appealing to Puerto Ricans in a state that hasn't elected a Democrat to the governor's mansion since 1994.
“The fact is that we’re not being heard and so we have to escalate this tactic, but the result is that we are getting through."
The vote came after the D.C. Council was flooded with money from the restaurant industry, which has fought measures to increase the tipped minimum wage in cities across the United States.
Decisions from federal courts in Kentucky and Virginia protecting abortion access could not come at a more crucial time for reproductive rights.
The Roberts Court has been more than willing to make sweeping interventions to roll back civil rights. And now that Justice Brett Kavanaugh has been confirmed, this will almost certainly become more pronounced.