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Category: Government Oversight Committee

Government Oversight Chairman Chenette proposes ethics reform plan

Posted: January 18, 2019

Sen. Justin Chenette (second from right) with Government Oversight Committee House Chair Rep. Anne-Marie Mastraccio, D- Sanford (right), and other...

Sen. Chenette to chair the Government Oversight Committee for the 129th Maine Legislature

Posted: December 31, 2018

AUGUSTA — Sen. Justin Chenette, D-Saco, has been appointed by Senate President Troy Jackson, D-Allagash, as chair of the Legislature’s bipartisan...

Diamond law to prioritize child safety in family reunification takes effect

Posted: December 20, 2018

AUGUSTA — A new law by Sen. Bill Diamond, D-Windham, which clarifies the statute regarding family reunification in the child welfare system, went...

Libby statement on Government Oversight Committee hearing:

Posted: July 10, 2018

AUGUSTA — The Department of Health and Human Services Commissioner Ricker Hamilton appeared before the Legislature’s Government Oversight...

Senators Libby, Diamond, Gratwick respond to update on child protection investigation

Posted: May 24, 2018

AUGUSTA —On Thursday, the Maine Legislature’s Government Oversight Committee received an initial briefing from Legislature’s nonpartisan...

Sen. Diamond appointed to Criminal Justice, Government Oversight committees

Posted: December 27, 2016

AUGUSTA — Sen. Bill Diamond, D-Windham, has been appointed by the Senate President to the Legislature’s Joint Standing Committee on Criminal...

Sen. Gratwick appointed to Environment, Government Oversight committees

Posted: December 27, 2016

AUGUSTA — Sen. Geoff Gratwick, D-Bangor, has been appointed by the Senate President to the Legislature’s Joint Standing Committee on the...

Sen. Libby appointed to Legislature’s government watchdog committee

Posted: December 27, 2016

AUGUSTA — Sen. Nate Libby of Lewiston, who serves as the Assistant Senate Democratic Leader, has been appointed by the Senate President to the...

Sen. Johnson praises GOC vote to investigate Maine State Lottery marketing

Posted: January 12, 2016

AUGUSTA — The Legislature’s Government Oversight Committee voted unanimously Friday to launch an investigation into the Maine State Lottery to...

Democratic leaders: Legislature must address Gov. LePage’s abuse of power

Posted: December 03, 2015

AUGUSTA — Democratic leaders are lauding the bipartisan Government Oversight Committee for its work on the LePage/Good Will-Hinckley scandal, and...