Maine LD1492 would stop state-level participation in nationalized educational standards usually referred to as Common Core. It must pass the Joint Education And Cultural Affairs Committee.
PLEASE TAKE THE FOLLOWING ACTIONS to support this important bill.
1. Call the Joint Education And Cultural Affairs Committee Co-Chairs, Brian Langley and Victoria Kornfield. Strongly, but respectfully urge them to move this important bill forward to a vote in their committee. A phone call has 10x the impact of an email.
Langley: (207) 667-0625
Kornfield: (207) 947-7224
2. Call the rest of the committee members. Again, be strong, but respectful. Urge each of them to take action to move the bill forward and vote YES on LD1492.
Peter Edgecomb (R) (207) 496-3188
Rebecca Millett (D) (207) 415-3770
Matthea Elisabeth Larsen Daughtry (D) (207) 370-9871
Brian Hubbell (D) (207) 288-3947
Richard Farnsworth (D) (207) 233-3814
Ryan Tipping-Spitz (D) (207) 866-4333
Teresa Pierce (D) (207) 415-8631
Joyce Maker (R) (207) 454-2327
Michael McClellan (R) (207) 329-6148
Matthew Pouliot (R) (207) 441-9418
Paul Stearns (R) (207) 876-3242
3. Call Back – any NO or UNDECIDED – in 3-4 days. Make sure to follow-up. If they say YES, be sure to thank them and, if possible, announce their committed YES vote to email and social media contacts. If they say no, politely ask them why. Get the information from them and contact us.
4. Spread the Word. Share this information widely by facebook, twitter, email and other social networks.