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Category: Health and Human Services

Sen. Linda Sanborn introduces bill to update family planning statutes

Posted: February 25, 2019

AUGUSTA — A bill introduced by Sen. Linda Sanborn, D-Cumberland, would update Maine’s 45-year-old family planning statutes to bring them in line...

Sen. Linda Sanborn introduces bill to support Maine seniors

Posted: February 21, 2019

AUGUSTA — A bill introduced by Sen. Linda Sanborn, D-Gorham, would support seniors living and aging in their own homes. LD 474, “Resolve, To...

Sen. Miramant bill would protect residents of assisted living facilities

Posted: February 21, 2019

AUGUSTA — A bill by Sen. Dave Miramant, D-Camden, to protect residents of assisted living facilities received a public hearing before the...

Millett bill to ban e-cigarettes from Maine schools wins unanimous committee approval

Posted: February 21, 2019

AUGUSTA — A bill submitted by Sen. Rebecca Millett, D-Cape Elizabeth, to ban e-cigarettes from Maine schools, was given approval to move forward in...

Sanborn introduces legislation to protect the health of Maine infants

Posted: February 21, 2019

AUGUSTA — Sen. Linda Sanborn, D-Gorham, has introduced legislation that would protect Maine infants from serious-to-fatal consequences caused by...

Millett introduces bill to improve testing for lead in school drinking water

Posted: February 21, 2019

AUGUSTA — A bill sponsored by Sen. Millett, D-Cape Elizabeth, would strengthen and improve testing for lead in drinking and cooking water in Maine...

Sen. Carpenter introduces bill to ban liquid nicotine containers

Posted: February 21, 2019

AUGUSTA – Sen. Mike Carpenter, D-Houlton, presented his bill LD 551, “An Act To Ban Nicotine Liquid Containers,” at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19 to...

Millett introduces bill to keep e-cigarettes off school grounds

Posted: February 12, 2019

AUGUSTA — Sen. Rebecca Millett, D-Cape Elizabeth, presented a bill that would ban e-cigarettes from school grounds in Maine. LD 152, “An Act To...

Sen. Miramant bill would require cameras in ambulances

Posted: February 10, 2019

AUGUSTA — A bill by Sen. Dave Miramant, D-Camden, would require cameras when ambulances transport patients. Sen. Miramant’s bill, LD 159, An Act...

Sen. Claxton to chair the Committee for State and Local Government for the 129th Maine Legislature

Posted: December 31, 2018

AUGUSTA — Sen. Ned Claxton, D-Auburn, has been appointed by Senate President Troy Jackson, D-Allagash, to chair the Joint Standing Committee on...