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Senator Miramant to Host Community Forums on Governor’s Proposed Budget

Posted: March 09, 2015

AUGUSTA – The public is invited to attend two community forums to learn more about the governor’s proposed state budget and its impact on Maine...

Weekly Radio Address: Valentino says, “Democrats will seek a better budget deal for all Mainers”

Posted: February 20, 2015

This week, I, along with my colleagues on the Appropriations Committee, listened to three days of public testimony, from more than a hundred people....

Dem Radio address: Alfond says, “Let’s accept the challenge to be the first state in the nation to end childhood hunger.”

Posted: February 06, 2015

Each day there are thousands of children who go to bed hungry and wake up even hungrier-- we are letting Maine children down until we solve this...

CHILDHOOD HUNGER TASK FORCE: “Let’s be the first state in the nation to end childhood hunger”

Posted: February 05, 2015

With more than 86,000 hungry children, Maine leads New England with the highest rate of food insecurity   AUGUSTA--The Task Force to End...

Senator Diamond Recognizes Windham High School Girls Soccer Team

Posted: January 30, 2015

AUGUSTA – The Windham High School Girls Soccer Team visited the State House earlier this week to receive a special recognition from the Maine...

ALFOND TEAMS UP WITH LOCAL ENTREPRENEUR TO PITCH CO-LOCATION WORKSPACE TO WATERVILLE AREA LEADERS

Posted: January 26, 2015

AUGUSTA--Senate Democratic Leader Justin Alfond and ThinkTank’s Pat Roche will be leading in Waterville’s first strategic meeting to create...

Weekly Dem Message: Valentino says, “The stakes are just too high for Maine women. We simply can’t afford to roll back the clock on women’s health.”

Posted: January 23, 2015

      Some forty years later, the conversation about abortion is no longer about being “pro choice” or “pro life.” It...

STATEMENT ON PASSING OF HON. JOE BRANNIGAN

Posted: January 18, 2015

AUGUSTA—State Senators Justin Alfond and Anne Haskell  issued the following statements on the passing of the Hon. Joe Brannigan, former state...

Democrats Launch "Good Jobs, Strong Wages" Focus

Posted: January 13, 2015

Dems call for unified focus on job and wage growth   Augusta , Me. -- Initiatives to create good jobs and strong wages will be among the top...

Weekly Radio Address: Gerzofsky says, “Economy is improving but Mainers still feel insecure. Lawmakers need to challenge the status quo.”

Posted: January 09, 2015

Earlier this week, Americans got some good news: under President Obama's watch, more jobs have been created in the past year than since 1999—15...