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Category: Senator Carpenter

RADIO ADDRESS: Lowering the property tax burden for Maine families and seniors

Posted: September 07, 2018

This is Senator Mike Carpenter of Houlton. Thanks for listening. As Mainers, most of us don’t mind paying our fair share so we can send our...

Sen. Carpenter receives perfect score on education record

Posted: September 06, 2018

AUGUSTA — Sen. Mike Carpenter, D-Houlton, earned a 100 percent rating from the Maine Education Association for his voting record on education...

Sen. Carpenter responds to Maine Supreme Court ruling on RCV

Posted: July 16, 2018

AUGUSTA — On Tuesday, the Maine Supreme Court ruled that ranked-choice voting is the law of the land and will be used in the upcoming primary...

Sen. Carpenter earns perfect attendance record in 2018 legislative session

Posted: June 19, 2018

AUGUSTA — Sen. Mike Carpenter, D-Houlton, earned a perfect attendance and voting record during the recently concluded legislative session....

Senate overrides LePage veto of Carpenter bill to protect Maine children from unsolicited explicit images

Posted: April 18, 2018

AUGUSTA — The Maine Senate voted on Wednesday to override Gov. LePage’s veto of legislation from Sen. Mike Carpenter, D-Houlton. LD 1838, “An...

RADIO ADDRESS: Respecting the will of the people, the Secretary of State and the legislative process

Posted: April 06, 2018

Government works best when all branches and office operate within their scope of power as outlined in the Maine Constitution. To me, it is...

Senate Republicans reject Legislative fix to ranked-choice voting

Posted: April 05, 2018

AUGUSTA — The Maine Senate voted 17-17 to reject a Joint Order from Sen. Mike Carpenter, D-Houlton, directing the Legislature’s Committee on...

Senate Democrats submit joint order to implement ranked-choice voting

Posted: April 04, 2018

AUGUSTA — On Wednesday, the Senate Democrats filed a Joint Order directing the Legislature’s Committee on Veterans and Legal Affairs to report...

Senate unanimously approves Carpenter bill to expand indecent conduct laws to include unsolicited explicit images

Posted: March 27, 2018

AUGUSTA — The Maine Senate unanimously approved a bill from Sen. Mike Carpenter, D-Houlton, that would amend existing indecent conduct laws to...

Criminal Justice committee votes unanimously to expand indecent conduct laws to include digital images

Posted: March 07, 2018

AUGUSTA — The Legislature's Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee unanimously recommended the passage of LD 1838 on Monday, a bill sponsored...