Kathleen Dillingham

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Leaders of both parties in the Maine Legislature are at odds over calling themselves into a special session next month to deal with hundreds of bills left on the table when they adjourned in March due to the spread of COVID-19. Republicans say they want the session to focus only on issues related to the pandemic.


We speak with female legislators, both new and experienced, about the issues they will focus on. We’ll also talk about what it means that a record number of women will be serving in the Maine Legislature.