Legislative Priorities 2022

Below are the bills MCC is following in the 2nd session of the 130th legislature. Click on the category to see MCC’s testimony. To see the bills we followed in the 1st session(2021), see our Archives.

Economic Justice

LD 50  Implement the Recommendations of the Government Oversight Committee To Improve the Development of a Long-range Strategic Plan for Economic Improvement in the State LD 174 Implement the Recommendations of the Ending Hunger by 2030 Advisory Group Testimony

Criminal Justice Reform

LD 476 Review the Delivery of Services to the Citizens of the State by the Department of Health and Human Services LD 696 An Act To Prohibit Solitary Confinement in Maine’s Corrections System LD 1552  Provide Reentry Services… Read More

Climate Care

LD 489 Pine Tree Amendment / Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine To Establish a Right to a Healthy Environment Testimony LD 736 An Act To Enhance the Ecological Reserve System LD 906 An Act To… Read More

Racial Equity

LD 906 An Act To Provide Passamaquoddy Tribal Members Access to Clean Drinking Water Testimony LD 1610 An Act To Promote Equity in Policy Making by Enhancing the State’s Ability To Collect, Analyze and Apply Data LD 1626… Read More

Health Care

LD 372 An Act To Provide Maine Children Access to Affordable Health Care LD 718 Closing coverage gaps in MaineCare and CHIP (Children’s Health Insurance Program) coverage LD 996 An Act To Improve Dental Health Access for Maine… Read More

Civil and Voting Rights

LD 982 An Act To Protect against Discrimination by Public Entities LD 1871 Resolve, Directing the Maine Human Rights Commission To Extend Its Pilot Program To Investigate and Report on Incidents of Harassment Due to Housing Status, Lack… Read More