Sen. Miramant earns a perfect score from Maine AFL-CIO for voting record supporting working people
AUGUSTA — Sen. David Miramant, D-Camden, received a perfect score on Maine AFL-CIO’s 2021 Legislative Scorecard for his voting record to promote fair wages and safe work environments and to support working families. Sen. Miramant was one of 18 senators to earn a perfect score. The Maine AFL-CIO scored twelve initiatives considered by the 130th Maine Legislature.
“Earning a perfect score from the AFL-CIO is an honor,” said Sen. Miramant. “The hard working people of Maine deserve someone to stand up and fight for them in the Legislature. As a member of the Labor and Housing Committee, I have the opportunity every day to hear from workers about how we can support families and also see our economy grow. All Maine people deserve fair working conditions and good benefits.”
Sen. Miramant serves on the Labor and Housing Committee and is a proud and active supporter of pro-worker legislation. Sen. Miramant has a long history of supporting Maine workers. In both the 129th Legislature and 130th Legislature, Sen. Miramant sponsored legislation to improve the Maine Public Employees Retirement System’s disability retirement process. He also co-sponsored legislation to improve the arbitration process for state employees, protect state workers who are exposed to harmful substances, protect employees’ workplace rights and enhance the enforcement of employment laws. Sen. Miramant additionally supported legislation to create safer workplaces in the construction industry and ensure labor standards for renewable energy projects.
Founded in 1956, the Maine AFL-CIO is a state federation of more than 160 local labor unions, representing more than 40,000 Maine workers and retirees. The organization works to improve the lives and labor conditions of not just its members but working people all across the state. The 2021 Maine AFL-CIO Legislative Scorecard and scorecards from previous legislative sessions are available at scorecard.maineaflcio.org.