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Category: Senator Carpenter

New laws enacted by Senate Democrats take effect today

Posted: November 01, 2017

Leaders laud new environmental and consumer protections, public health infrastructure AUGUSTA — New laws championed by Senate Democrats take...

Statement from Aroostook County senators on funding for Loring

Posted: July 20, 2017

AUGUSTA — The Maine Legislature on Thursday enacted a bill — LD 1644, “An Act to Provide Funding to the Loring Development Authority of Maine...

Senate OKs bill to protect homeowners from unfair foreclosures

Posted: June 09, 2017

AUGUSTA — The Maine Senate gave initial approval to LD 731, a bill that requires that banks must act honestly, or in “good faith,” when lending...

Carpenter submits 2 bills to protect homeowners from unfair foreclosure practices

Posted: May 12, 2017

AUGUSTA — Two bills by Sen. Mike Carpenter, D-Houlton, would protect homeowners from unfair foreclosure practices. The bills — LD 731 “An...

Carpenter bill would increase Maine’s domestic exports

Posted: May 12, 2017

AUGUSTA — A bill by Sen. Mike Carpenter, D-Houlton, would increase Maine’s domestic exports by creating a Maine Domestic Trade Center, modeled on...

Sen. Carpenter introduces 2 bills to lower drug prices

Posted: May 12, 2017

AUGUSTA — Two bills introduced by Sen. Mike Carpenter, D-Houlton, would lower the cost of prescription drugs in Maine. The bills — LD 652 and...

Carpenter bill would require a veterinarian at agricultural fairs

Posted: May 12, 2017

AUGUSTA — A bill by Sen. Mike Carpenter, D-Houlton, would require a veterinarian to be present or on call at all agricultural fairs in Maine....

Carpenter bill would make sexual acts without consent a crime

Posted: May 12, 2017

AUGUSTA — A bill by Sen. Mike Carpenter, D-Houlton, would make a it a crime to commit a sexual act with another person without their consent....

Carpenter to serve on two National Conference on State Legislature committees

Posted: May 12, 2017

AUGUSTA — Sen. Mike Carpenter, D-Houlton, has been appointed to the National Conference on State Legislatures’ (NCSL) Natural Resources and...

Sen.Carpenter to hold town hall meeting in Presque Isle

Posted: May 12, 2017

AUGUSTA — Sen. Mike Carpenter, D-Houlton,  will be holding a town hall meeting  on Wednesday, April 12 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Northern Maine...