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Sen. Maxmin introduces bill to increase alternative sentencing opportunities

Posted: April 20, 2021

AUGUSTA — On Tuesday, Sen. Chloe Maxmin, D-Nobleboro, introduced LD 957, “An Act To Reform Alternative Sentencing Programs,” which would make...

Committee unanimously supports Sen. Deschambault bill to support domestic violence survivors

Posted: April 16, 2021

AUGUSTA — On Thursday, the Legislature’s Judiciary Committee voted in favor of a bill from Sen. Susan Deschambault, D-Biddeford, to support...

Sen. Deschambault introduces bill to support domestic violence survivors

Posted: April 07, 2021

AUGUSTA — On Tuesday, Sen. Susan Deschambault, D-Biddeford, introduced a bill to support domestic violence survivors by making it a Class C crime...

Sen. Carney appointed chair of Judiciary Committee

Posted: December 14, 2020

AUGUSTA — Sen. Anne Carney, D-Cape Elizabeth, has been appointed to serve as the Senate chair of the Joint Standing Committee on Judiciary for the...

Breen introduces bill to review, improve mental health services in Maine

Posted: May 15, 2019

AUGUSTA — Sen. Cathy Breen, D-Falmouth, introduced a bill that would form a working group to study and recommend improvements for mental health...

Breen backs bill to improve Freedom of Access Act in Maine

Posted: May 10, 2019

AUGUSTA — Sen. Cathy Breen, D-Falmouth, testified in support of a bill to improve government accountability and transparency on Wednesday. LD 1575,...

Breen backs bill to improve Freedom of Access Act in Maine

Posted: May 01, 2019

AUGUSTA — Sen. Cathy Breen, D-Falmouth, testified in support of a bill to improve government accountability and transparency on Wednesday. LD 1575,...

Millett introduces bill to help decrease gun deaths in Maine

Posted: April 24, 2019

AUGUSTA — Legislation introduced by Sen. Rebecca Millett, D-Cape Elizabeth, would help reduce firearms-related deaths in Maine. LD 1312, “An Act...

Jackson introduces bill to hold drug companies accountable for opioid crisis

Posted: April 23, 2019

AUGUSTA—A bill from Senate President Troy Jackson, D-Allagash, that would hold drug companies accountable for their role in the opioid crisis...

Sen. Carpenter to chair the Judiciary Committee for the 129th Maine Legislature

Posted: December 31, 2018

AUGUSTA — Sen. Mike Carpenter, D-Aroostook, has been appointed by Senate President Troy Jackson, D-Allagash, to chair the Joint Standing Committee...