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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...

Sen. Patrick submits bill to promote rural investment

Posted: October 21, 2015

AUGUSTA – Democratic Sen. John Patrick of Rumford has submitted a bill to encourage private investment in rural areas experiencing industry...

Emergency legislation would modernize court facilities in Maine

Posted: October 21, 2015

AUGUSTA – Democratic Sen. Linda Valentino of Saco has submitted a bill for the upcoming legislative session to modernize and consolidate court...

Sen. Dutremble submits bill to require defibrillators at big box stores

Posted: October 21, 2015

AUGUSTA – Democratic Sen. David Dutremble of Biddeford has submitted a bill for the upcoming legislative session that would require large retail...