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Category: Labor and Housing

Sen. Bellows releases statement following Labor committee meeting

Posted: June 04, 2020

AUGUSTA – The Legislature’s Labor and Housing Committee met on Thursday for a briefing on rental relief and housing security from the Maine...

Millett’s earned paid time off bill receives unanimous support in initial Senate votes

Posted: May 07, 2019

AUGUSTA— The Maine Senate unanimously approved legislation from Sen. Rebecca Millett, D-Cape Elizabeth, that would create a statewide earned paid...

Jackson presents legislation to allow loggers, haulers the right to form a cooperative

Posted: April 29, 2019

AUGUSTA — Legislation from Senate President Troy Jackson, D-Allagash, to allow loggers and wood haulers to form cooperatives and demand better...

Legislature passes bill to promote pay equality on National Equal Pay Day

Posted: April 02, 2019

AUGUSTA — The Maine Legislature overwhelmingly approved legislation sponsored by Sen. Cathy Breen, D-Falmouth, to promote pay equality on Monday,...

Breen bill to promote pay equality receives committee approval

Posted: February 26, 2019

AUGUSTA — Legislation sponsored by Sen. Cathy Breen, D-Falmouth, to promote pay equality in Maine received approval from the Legislature’s...

Sen. Miramant introduces bill to reduce pay inequality

Posted: February 21, 2019

AUGUSTA —Sen. Dave Miramant, D-Camden, introduced a bill to ensure pay transparency and address racial and gender inequalities in wages. The bill,...

Breen presents bill to improve pay equality for Mainers

Posted: February 10, 2019

AUGUSTA — Sen. Cathy Breen, D-Falmouth, presented a bill that would improve pay equality in Maine. LD 278, “An Act Regarding Pay Equality,”...

Sen. Lawrence to chair Energy, Utilities and Technology Committee for the 129th Maine Legislature

Posted: December 31, 2018

AUGUSTA — Sen. Mark W. Lawrence, D-York, has been appointed by Senate President Troy Jackson, D-Allagash, to chair the Joint Standing Committee on...

Sen. Bellows to chair Legislature’s Labor and Housing Committee

Posted: December 31, 2018

AUGUSTA — Sen. Shenna Bellows, D-Manchester, has been appointed by Senate President Troy Jackson, D-Allagash, to chair the Joint Standing Committee...