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Pres. Jackson, Sen. Carpenter announce funding for Aroostook veterans

Posted: July 01, 2020

AUGUSTA – Senate President Troy Jackson, D-Allagash, and Sen. Michael Carpenter, D-Houlton, are pleased to announce that Maine Attorney General...

Sen. Carpenter appointed to Economic Recovery Committee

Posted: May 13, 2020

The committee will hold its first meeting virtually on Friday at 8:00 a.m.  AUGUSTA – Senate President Troy Jackson, D-Allagash, has...

Jackson, Carpenter call for continued support for Maine farmers

Posted: May 04, 2020

AUGUSTA – Earlier today, the U.S. Small Business Administration announced that it would now be accepting for COVID-19 Economic Injury Disaster...

Sen. Carpenter bill to boost tiny homes industry in Maine signed into law

Posted: March 20, 2020

AUGUSTA — A bill from Sen. Mike Carpenter, D-Houlton, to authorize tiny homes to be bought, sold and transported in the state of Maine, was signed...

Sen. Carpenter’s bill to maintain emergency health services in Central Aroostook County becomes law

Posted: March 12, 2020

AUGUSTA —Gov. Janet Mills has signed an emergency bill introduced by Sen. Mike Carpenter, D-Houlton, to maintain an ambulance service in Central...

Committee unanimously supports Sen. Carpenter bill to allow tiny homes to flourish

Posted: February 06, 2020

On Thursday, Feb. 6, the Legislature’s Transportation Committee unanimously supported LD 1981, “An Act Regarding the Regulation of Tiny...

Sen. Carpenter appointed to serve on Task force on Indian-State Relations

Posted: July 24, 2019

AUGUSTA — Senate President Troy Jackson, D-Allagash, has appointed Sen. Mike Carpenter, D-Houlton, to serve as co-chair of the State of Maine...

Proposal to fund rural hospitals, ambulance services signed into law

Posted: July 03, 2019

AUGUSTA—A proposal from Senate President Troy Jackson, D-Allagash, to fund rural hospitals and ambulance services was signed into law by Gov. Janet...

Carpenter bill to protect animals receives committee approval

Posted: May 03, 2019

AUGUSTA — A bill from Sen. Mike Carpenter, D-Houlton, LD 1090, "An Act To Update the Criminal Animal Welfare Laws," received approval from the...

Carpenter’s bill to innovate the criminal justice system with the use of community reparations boards

Posted: April 08, 2019

AUGUSTA – On Monday, the Legislature’s Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee heard a bill from Sen. Mike Carpenter, D-Houlton, that...