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Category: Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry

VITELLI TO SERVE ON WORKFORCE COMMITTEE

Posted: September 13, 2013

Will chair Agriculture, Conservation & Forestry Committee AUGUSTA – Senator Eloise Vitelli of Arrowsic has been named by Senate President...

SENATE PASSES BILL TO LABEL GMO FOODS

Posted: June 12, 2013

Both Bodies Support “Produced with Genetic Engineering” sticker AUGUSTA— Today, in a bipartisan vote of 31-4, the Senate voted to require...

COMMITTEE ENDORSES BILL TO LABEL GMO FOODS

Posted: May 17, 2013

COMMITTEE ENDORSES BILL TO LABEL GMO FOODS Majority Support “Produced with Genetic Engineering” sticker  AUGUSTA— Yesterday, a majority of the...

MEASURE TO INCREASE LOCAL FOOD USE RECEIVES PUBLIC HEARING

Posted: May 06, 2013

MEASURE TO INCREASE LOCAL FOOD USE RECEIVES PUBLIC HEARING Bill will help schools, others use Maine produced food   AUGUSTA— Senator Chris...

SENATOR GERZOFSKY: NEW LAW WILL HELP IMPROVE THE PROTECTION OF PETS LEFT IN VEHICLES

Posted: June 27, 2011

AUGUSTA – Working in conjunction with the Maine Friends of Animals (MFOA) organization, Senator Stan Gerzofsky (D-Cumberland County) sponsored...

SENATOR SULLIVAN QUESTIONS REASONING FOR DEFEAT OF BILL TO SUPPORT LOCAL FARMERS AND PROMOTE FRESH PRODUCE

Posted: June 01, 2011

AUGUSTA – As the Maine Legislature works its way to the end of the legislative session, debate around a bill to encourage the use of electronic...

Maine GOP Backs Away from Proposal to Abolish LURC

Posted: May 26, 2011

05/25/2011   Reported By: Jay Field Read more at MPBN. Listen here. Republicans in the state Legislature are putting off a plan to do away...

Gov. Paul LePage's nominees for farm agency, DHHS confirmed

Posted: February 09, 2011

... Sen. Bill Diamond, D-Windham, a former co-chair of the Appropriations Committee, congratulated Bernhardt for his commitment to finding...