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GOV GIVES NOTICE: I’M MOVING OUT

Posted: May 23, 2013

LePage is moving office out of the State House on July 1st AUGUSTA—After an early morning meeting with Legislative leadership, Governor Paul...

STATE SENATE ENACTS WORKFORCE BILL

Posted: May 21, 2013

Maine’s first-of-its-kind skills gap solution moves closer to law   AUGUSTA—The Maine Senate enacted a first-of-its-kind measure addressing...

MAINE SENATE GIVES INITIAL APPROVAL TO SEND EARLY VOTING TO THE PEOPLE

Posted: May 21, 2013

Measure encourages greater voter participation AUGUSTA—This morning, the Maine Senate voted 24-11, largely along party lines, to allow the people...

SENATE PASSES HISTORIC MEASURE TO EXPAND HEALTHCARE COVERAGE AND REPAY HOSPITALS

Posted: May 20, 2013

Dems say the plan saves lives and saves money   AUGUSTA—Today in a 20-15 vote, the Senate passed an historic measure to repay Maine’s...

DEMOCRATS SLAM GOVERNOR’S INAPPROPRIATE BEHAVIOR

Posted: May 19, 2013

Dems refuse to let LePage hijack hearing AUGUSTA—After Governor Paul LePage interrupted an Appropriations Committee hearing to lecture lawmakers,...

GOVERNOR’S 11th HOUR “CRISIS” DEBUNKED

Posted: May 19, 2013

Dems: “We are here to solve problems, not create a crisis” AUGUSTA—During a two hour meeting on Sunday with the state’s budget-writing...

Measure to Expand Early Education in Maine Receives Robust Support

Posted: May 17, 2013

Senate Majority Leader Seth Goodall promotes universal voluntary Pre-K in schools across Maine AUGUSTA-- A bill to expand early childhood education...

FIRST-OF-ITS-KIND WORKFORCE BILL GAINS INITIAL APPROVAL FROM MAINE SENATE

Posted: May 15, 2013

AUGUSTA—The Senate gave initial approval to Maine’s first-of-its-kind workforce measure addressing the skills gap and workforce training. LD...

SENATE REPUBLICANS RUBBER STAMP GOVERNOR’S VETO

Posted: May 15, 2013

Republicans flip flop on their own AUGUSTA – A majority of Senate Republicans failed to override Governor LePage’s veto of LD 521, a Republican...

MEASURE TO STRENGTHEN MAINE LAWS ON MILITARY SEXUAL ASSAULT RECEIVES UNANIMOUS SUPPORT FROM COMMITTEE

Posted: May 13, 2013

Bill sponsored by Senator Valentino directs Adjutant General to conduct an assessment of the Maine Code of Military Justice AUGUSTA-This morning,...