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MEASURE TO REQUIRE LARGE EMPLOYERS TO DISCLOSE DISPARITY BETWEEN EXECUTIVE AND WORKER PAY RECEIVES PUBLIC HEARING

Posted: April 07, 2015

Senator Patrick’s bill aims to highlight income inequality in Maine   AUGUSTA - Today, a measure that will shine light on income inequality...

MEASURE TO BOLSTER MAINE STUDENTS WITH INCREASE TO MAINE STATE GRANT PROGRAM RECEIVES SUPPORT

Posted: April 07, 2015

Grant award would increase incrementally for each year of education the student completes   AUGUSTA – A measure to increase the award amount of...

Measures to Support Maine’s Clam Industry and Help Protect Against the Green Crab Epidemic Move Forward

Posted: April 07, 2015

AUGUSTA - Over the past few years, Maine has implemented significant measures to address the threatening issue of green crabs. Two bills that would...

LAWMAKERS & FAMILIES URGE SCREENING FOR RARE, FATAL GENETIC DISORDER IN NEWBORNS

Posted: April 07, 2015

Children with Krabbe disease can be treated with early diagnosis   AUGUSTA – Today, nearly a seventy-five people showed up in support for a...

BILL AIMS TO IMPROVE USM RETENTION & RECRUITMENT

Posted: April 07, 2015

Sen. Alfond introduces $2 million measure to support marketing and scholarships   AUGUSTA--A bill to provide $2 million to the University of...

BILL AIMS TO REDUCE REMEDIAL COURSEWORK NEEDED IN COLLEGE

Posted: April 07, 2015

Sen. Alfond introduces measure to support high schools graduating students that need remedial help.   AUGUSTA--A bill aimed at reducing the...

FOURTH GRADERS FROM THE GEORGE E. JACK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL VISIT THE STATE HOUSE

Posted: April 01, 2015

AUGUSTA – Senator Bill Diamond of Windham, Representative Mike Shaw of Standish, and Representative Jonathan Kinney of Limington greeted the fourth...

YORK CUB SCOUTS SERVE AS HONORARY PAGES IN THE MAINE SENATE

Posted: April 01, 2015

AUGUSTA – Members of Cub Scout Pack 301 of York recently served as Honorary Pages in the Maine Senate for the day as a guest of Senator Dawn Hill...

MEASURE WOULD BAN MAILING OF UNSOLICITED LOAN CHECKS

Posted: March 10, 2015

“Live” checks: Bad deal that preys on elderly AUGUSTA - A measure that prohibits financial institutions and creditors from mailing unsolicited...

BILL TO PROHIBIT FIREWORKS DURING OUTDOOR FIRE BAN RECEIVES BROAD SUPPORT

Posted: March 09, 2015

Senator Johnson urges “common sense” when using fireworks AUGUSTA –A measure that would prohibit the use of fireworks when the state has...