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Senator Alfond condemns LePage’s demonization of refugees

Posted: November 16, 2015

Senate Democratic Leader Justin Alfond of Portland released the following comment in response to Gov. Paul LePage’s demonization of Syrian refugees...

2015 Fall Survey

Posted: November 02, 2015

Your opinion is important to us. Please take a moment to answer a few questions about the issues that are important to you and your community. 2015...

Radio Address: Johnson says state must address ocean acidification's threat to our fisheries, way of life

Posted: October 30, 2015

Last year, Maine became the first state on the East Coast to tackle the growing threat to our way of life posed by an increasingly acidic ocean....

LePage's half-steps on LMF continue to disregard voters' will

Posted: October 28, 2015

AUGUSTA — Senate Democratic leaders on Tuesday night welcomed news that Gov. Paul LePage would unfreeze $2.2 million in cash earmarked for ongoing...

Sen. Dill says action needed as more workers face layoffs

Posted: October 27, 2015

AUGUSTA — With today’s news that the bulk of 300 previously announced layoffs at the Verso paper mill in Jay will come before Christmas Day,...

Maine Senate Democrats earn high marks for pro-environment votes

Posted: October 27, 2015

AUGUSTA — Democratic senators showed their commitment to Maine’s natural resources during this year’s legislative session, with pro-environment...

Miramant bill would strengthen Maine’s solar rebate program

Posted: October 21, 2015

AUGUSTA – Democratic Sen. Dave Miramant of Camden has submitted a bill for the upcoming legislative session to increase incentives for clean energy...

Sen. Breen submits emergency bill to support deaf children’s education

Posted: October 21, 2015

AUGUSTA – Democratic Sen. Cathy Breen of Falmouth has submitted a bill for the upcoming legislative session to enable the Governor Baxter School...

Sen. Haskell submits paid sick leave legislation

Posted: October 21, 2015

AUGUSTA – A measure submitted by Democratic Sen. Anne Haskell of Portland for the upcoming legislative session would ensure that more workers in...

Sen. Miramant submits legislation to improve the safety of ferries

Posted: October 21, 2015

AUGUSTA – Democratic Sen. Dave Miramant of Camden has submitted a bill for the upcoming legislative session that seeks to remedy oversights in...