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Category: Health Coverage, Insurance and Financial Services

Sanborn lauds U.S. Supreme Court decision protecting reproductive rights

Posted: June 29, 2020

AUGUSTA — The U.S. Supreme Court issued a ruling on Monday, June 29 striking down needless restrictions and protecting reproductive rights. Sen....

Jackson, Legislative Democrats’ Patients First bills clear committee

Posted: March 13, 2020

AUGUSTA — The Health Coverage, Insurance and Financial Services Committee has approved all four bills included in Legislative Democrats’...

Committee approves Vitelli bill to help Mainer workers plan for secure, independent retirement

Posted: March 13, 2020

AUGUSTA — A bill from Assistant Senate Majority Leader Eloise Vitelli, D-Arrowsic, on Wednesday received strong support from the Legislature’s...

Jackson, Gideon, Claxton, Legislative Democrats present legislation to end abusive billing and prioritize patients at public hearing

Posted: February 26, 2020

AUGUSTA — Legislative Democrats’ Patients First health care reform package received a public hearing before the Legislature’s Health Coverage,...

Libby introduces bill to protect local independent pharmacies

Posted: January 23, 2020

AUGUSTA — Sen. Nate Libby, D-Lewiston, on Thursday introduced a bill that would protect Maine’s local independent pharmacies and improve cost...

Vitelli, AARP Maine present bill to help more workers plan and save for retirement

Posted: January 23, 2020

Assistant Senate Majority Leader Eloise Vitelli, D-Arrowsic, was joined by representatives of AARP Maine and a national expert for a press...

Vitelli, AARP Maine to host press event in support of effort to increase Mainers’ retirement savings

Posted: January 13, 2020

AUGUSTA — Assistant Senate Majority Leader Eloise Vitelli, D-Arrowsic, on Tuesday, Jan. 14 will be joined by representatives of AARP Maine and a...

Maine Senate approves comprehensive prescription drug price reform in initial votes

Posted: June 11, 2019

The legislation would make prescription medication more affordable and more accessible while holding pharmaceutical companies and corporate middlemen...

Sen. Breen testifies in favor of bill to allow advance practice clinicians to perform abortions

Posted: May 02, 2019

AUGUSTA—Sen. Cathy Breen, D-Falmouth, testified before the Committee on Health Coverage, Insurance and Financial Services on Wednesday in support...

Sen. Breen testifies in support of prescription drug reform

Posted: April 24, 2019

AUGUSTA — Sen. Cathy Breen, D-Falmouth, testified before the Legislature’s Committee on Health Coverage, Insurance and Financial Services in...