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Category: Health Coverage, Insurance and Financial Services

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...

Sanborn bill to protect life insurance consumers receives committee approval

Posted: April 09, 2019

AUGUSTA — A bill from Sen. Heather Sanborn, D-Portland, to help make sure life insurance companies can’t discriminate against the family, friends...

Vitelli’s Student Loan Bill of Rights receives unanimous committee approval

Posted: April 09, 2019

AUGUSTA — A bill from Sen. Eloise Vitelli, D-Arrowsic, to protect Maine student loan borrowers from predatory lending practices received unanimous,...

Vitelli introduces Student Loan Bill of Rights to prevent predatory lending practices in Maine

Posted: March 26, 2019

AUGUSTA — A bill introduced by Sen. Eloise Vitelli, D-Arrowsic, would protect Maine student loan borrowers from predatory lending practices. LD...

Sanborn bill protects life insurance consumers amid opioid crisis

Posted: March 20, 2019

AUGUSTA — A bill from Sen. Heather Sanborn, D-Portland, would help make sure insurance companies can’t discriminate against the family, friends...