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Category: Health and Human Services

Committee unanimously supports bills from Sen. Libby, Rep. Meyer to support youth homeless shelters

Posted: April 20, 2021

AUGUSTA — On Friday, the Legislature’s Committee on Health and Human Services voted in favor of a pair of bills to help youth homeless shelters...

Committee supports Sen. Carney bill to address racial disparities in prenatal care

Posted: April 14, 2021

AUGUSTA — On Tuesday, the Legislature’s Health and Human Services Committee voted in favor of a bill from Sen. Anne Carney, D-Cape Elizabeth, to...

Sen. Diamond introduces bill to create separate Department of Child and Family Services

Posted: April 14, 2021

AUGUSTA – On Tuesday, Sen. Bill Diamond, D-Windham, introduced a bill to better protect Maine’s children by creating the Department of Child and...

Sen. Maxmin introduces bill to grow Maine’s recovery community

Posted: April 13, 2021

AUGUSTA — On Monday, Sen. Chloe Maxmin, D-Nobleboro, introduced LD 488, “Resolve, To Expand Recovery Community Organizations throughout...

Sen. Libby bill introduces bill to support youth homeless shelters

Posted: April 08, 2021

AUGUSTA — On Thursday, Sen. Nate Libby, D-Lewiston, introduced a bill to help youth homeless shelters better serve people in their care. LD 1076,...

Sen. Carney introduces bill to address racial disparity in prenatal care

Posted: April 07, 2021

AUGUSTA — On Tuesday, Sen. Anne Carney, D-Cape Elizabeth, introduced a bill to help address racial disparity in prenatal care among Maine women....

Sen. Baldacci introduces bill to help nursing homes hurt by COVID-19 pandemic

Posted: April 06, 2021

AUGUSTA — On Monday, Sen. Joe Baldacci, D-Bangor, introduced a bill to help Maine nursing homes that have been hurt by the COVID-19 pandemic. LD...

Sen. Claxton introduces bill to bolster Meals on Wheels

Posted: March 18, 2021

AUGUSTA – On Wednesday, Sen. Ned Claxton, D-Auburn, introduced a bill to provide funding to support Maine’s Meals on Wheels programs. LD...

Sen. Carney introduces legislation to support cystic fibrosis patients

Posted: March 17, 2021

AUGUSTA — On Wednesday, Sen. Anne Carney, D-Cape Elizabeth, introduced LD 529, “An Act To Restore the Maine Center for Disease Control and...

Sen. Carney bills to protect and support young families in Maine receive committee approval

Posted: March 10, 2021

AUGUSTA — On Wednesday, two bills sponsored by Sen. Anne Carney, D-Cape Elizabeth, to support young families received committee support. LD 372,...