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Category: Appropriations and Financial Affairs

Breen, Gattine release statement following unanimous emergency spending package vote

Posted: March 16, 2020

AUGUSTA – On Monday, the Legislature’s Appropriation and Financial Affairs Committee unanimously approved a $73 million supplemental budget...

Budget committee chairs release statement on Gov. Mills’ supplemental budget proposal

Posted: February 04, 2020

AUGUSTA – Governor Janet Mills unveiled her supplemental budget proposal at a press conference on Monday, Feb. 3. An overview of the supplemental...

Republicans block initiative to fund Land for Maine’s Future

Posted: September 05, 2019

AUGUSTA —Sen. Breen, D-Falmouth, spoke on the Senate floor today to advocate for a bond proposal to fund the Land for Maine’s Future program. The...

Appropriations Committee reaches strong, bipartisan budget agreement

Posted: June 12, 2019

  AUGUSTA – The Legislature’s Appropriations and Financial Affairs Committee reached a bipartisan budget agreement in a Committee...

Senate Democrats release statement on revenue forecasting report

Posted: May 01, 2019

AUGUSTA — The Maine Revenue Forecasting Committee presented its biannual report on revenue projections at the State House on Wednesday. The report...

Miramant bill would make sure bonds approved by voters are issued

Posted: April 09, 2019

AUGUSTA — Legislation introduced by Sen. Dave Miramant, D-Camden, would ensure the issuance of bonds that have been approved by Maine voters. LD...

Herbig presents high-speed internet bond proposal

Posted: February 21, 2019

AUGUSTA— On Tuesday, Sen. Erin Herbig, D-Waldo, introduced a bond proposal to bring reliable, high-speed internet access to rural Maine at a public...

Bill to Recapitalize the School Revolving Renovation Fund

Posted: February 15, 2019

AUGUSTA — Legislation from Sen. Rebecca Millett, D-Cape Elizabeth, which would give Maine schools the funds to make necessary repairs, upgrades and...

Appropriations and Financial Affairs Committee welcomes constituent input for the 129th Maine Legislature

Posted: January 07, 2019

AUGUSTA — Sen. Cathy Breen, D-Falmouth, and Rep. Drew Gattine, D-Westbrook, have been appointed by Senate President Troy Jackson, D-Allagash, and...

Budget committee unanimously votes to fund Jackson nursing home bill

Posted: June 12, 2018

AUGUSTA — A bill sponsored by Senate Democratic Leader Troy Jackson, of Allagash, to fund Maine’s nursing homes was finally approved as part of...