Recent Testimony

Overview of 130th Legislature 2021

MCC Board members, volunteer advocates, members of the Public Policy Committee, and our Executive Director have been testifying, writing editorials and letters to editors, and collaborating with our twelve partner organizations to be sure that the voice of faith is heard in the halls of the State House.

We have posted copies of written testimony on our website. Follow the link if your are interested in viewing http://mainecouncilofchurches.org/legislative-priorities/

Testimony before the Joint Standing Committee on State and Local Government

In Support of LD 2: An Act To Require the Inclusion of Racial Impact Statements in the Legislative Process February 3, 2021 Senator Baldacci, Representative Matlack and Members of the Committee: My name is Rev. Jane Field and… Read More

Testimony of Bonny Rodden In Support of Funding for Medicaid Expansion

Senator Hamper, Representative Gattine and distinguished members of the Appropriations and Financial Affairs Committee, My name is Bonny Rodden and I am the president of the Maine Council of Churches. We are an organization of eight denominations with… Read More

An Act to Clarify the Scope of Practice of Certain Licensed Professionals Regarding Conversion Therapy

Testimony before the Joint Standing Committee on Labor, Commerce, Research and Economic Development An Act to Clarify the Scope of Practice of Certain Licensed Professionals Regarding Conversion Therapy February 21, 2018 Senator Volk, Representative Fecteau and Members of… Read More

In Support of LD 1686: An Act To Amend the Laws Regarding Distributed Energy Generation and To Eliminate Gross Metering

In Support of LD 1686: An Act To Amend the Laws Regarding Distributed Energy Generation and To Eliminate Gross Metering Senator Woodsome, Representative Berry and Distinguished Members of the Joint Standing Committee on Energy, Utilities and Technology, My… Read More