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Sens. Chenette and Deschambault receive perfect scores on education record

Posted: July 18, 2018

Sen. Justin Chenette, D-Saco, and Sen. Susan Deschambault, D-Biddeford earned 100 percent ratings from the Maine Education Association for their...

RADIO ADDRESS: Fighting for a more transparent, accountable, and ethical political system

Posted: June 29, 2018

Government is at its best when it is responsive to the people not special interests and lobbyists. However, the continued influx of dark money...

Sen. Chenette speaks out against retaliatory lobster tariffs

Posted: June 25, 2018

AUGUSTA — Sen. Justin Chenette, D-Saco, joins a bipartisan group of state lawmakers speaking out against the 25 percent Chinese tariff on U.S....

Senate unanimously passes compromise tax conformity legislation

Posted: June 19, 2018

AUGUSTA--The Maine Senate unanimously passed compromise legislation to amend Maine’s tax code to reflect some changes made at the federal level and...

Sen. Chenette sets the record straight on LePage’s tax conformity claims

Posted: May 17, 2018

AUGUSTA — In response to the governor’s “tax alert,” Sen. Justin Chenette of Saco, the Senate Democratic Lead on the Legislature’s Taxation...

Sen. Chenette statement on Senate conversion therapy vote

Posted: April 17, 2018

AUGUSTA — The Maine Senate voted against an amendment that would legalize some forms of conversion therapy in a vote of 19-15 on Tuesday. The...

Chenette bill to expand healthcare options becomes law

Posted: March 23, 2018

AUGUSTA — A bill sponsored by Sen. Justin Chenette, D-Saco, to extend insurance coverage requirements to include naturopathic care for appropriate...

Senate overrides veto of Chenette bill to expand healthcare options

Posted: March 21, 2018

AUGUSTA--The Maine Senate voted overwhelmingly to override Gov. LePage’s veto of legislation from Sen. Justin Chenette, D-Saco, to extend insurance...

FEMA announces 13 Maine counties qualify for storm recovery grant

Posted: March 15, 2018

Sen. Justin Chenette, D-Saco, and Sen. Susan Deschambault, D-Biddeford, are reminding municipalities that the Federal Emergency Management Agency...

Senate votes unanimously for Chenette healthcare bill to expand options

Posted: February 20, 2018

AUGUSTA — On Tuesday, the Maine Senate unanimously voted in favor of a bill by Sen. Justin Chenette of Saco to extend insurance coverage...