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Category: Criminal Justice and Public Safety

SENATE REPUBLICANS SUSTAIN LEPAGE VETO OF RESPONSIBLE USE OF FIREWORKS BILL

Posted: March 12, 2014

AUGUSTA—The Senate fell short of the two-thirds or 24 votes needed to override a veto when all 15 Senate Republicans voted to sustain Governor...

SENATOR JOHNSON RESPONDS TO GOVERNOR LEPAGE’S VETO OF RESPONSIBLE USE OF FIREWORKS BILL

Posted: March 11, 2014

AUGUSTA—Following Governor LePage’s veto of a bill to ensure responsible use of fireworks, Senator Chris Johnson of Somerville issued the...

Help Could Be On The Way In War On Child Pornography

Posted: February 19, 2012

Help Could Be On The Way In War On Child Pornography by Rob Poindexter - February 17th 2012 04:38pm - Read more Local News Augusta...

Child porn evidence ignored in Maine due to lack of resources

Posted: February 19, 2012

(NECN: Marnie Maclean, Vassalboro, Maine) - There are more than 500 pieces of evidence related to child pornography investigations in Maine that are...

Bill would give Computer Crimes Unit more resources

Posted: February 19, 2012

AUGUSTA, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Democratic Senator Bill Diamond is calling for more money to fund the Maine State Police's Computer Crimes Unit....

MPBN | Maine Bill Bolsters Child Solicitation Law

Posted: February 06, 2012

Source: Maine Public Broadcasting Network, 02/06/2012   The bill, initiated by Senate Democratic Leader Barry Hobbins, would prohibit...

Senator Gerzofsky on new 'spice' drug: 'We will have to deal with this'

Posted: January 09, 2012

Maine lawmakers hope to outsmart criminals with laws banning new ‘spice’ formulations By Mal Leary, Capitol News Service AUGUSTA, Maine —...

Senator Gerzofsky Comments on Banning New "Spice" Drug

Posted: January 08, 2012

Maine lawmakers hope to outsmart criminals with laws banning new ‘spice’ formulations By Mal Leary, Capitol News Service AUGUSTA, Maine —...

Maine Senate moves against fetal rights bill

Posted: June 06, 2011

Read more at the Lewiston Sun Journal. By Steve Mistler, Staff Writer Jun 06, 2011 12:41 pm AUGUSTA — The Senate Monday voted down a bill that...

SENATE DEFEATS ANTI-CHOICE BILL

Posted: June 06, 2011

AUGUSTA—Today the State Senate defeated a so-called “fetal rights” bill in a vote of 18 – 15. If passed,LD 1463 “An Act Regarding Offenses...