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Sens. Chipman and Dion speak out against retaliatory lobster tariffs

Posted: July 18, 2018

Sen. Ben Chipman and Sen. Mark Dion, both D-Portland, joined a bipartisan group of state lawmakers in speaking out against the 25 percent Chinese...

Sens. Chipman and Dion receive perfect scores on education record

Posted: July 13, 2018

Sen. Ben Chipman and Sen. Mark Dion, both D-Portland earned a 100 percent rating from the Maine Education Association for their voting record on...

Sen. Chipman earns perfect attendance record in 2018 legislative session

Posted: June 07, 2018

Sen. Ben Chipman, D-Portland, earned a perfect attendance and voting record during the recently concluded legislative session. “I am proud to...

Senate votes to override Lepage Veto of Chipman naloxone bill

Posted: April 04, 2018

AUGUSTA—The Maine Senate voted unanimously 32-0 to override Gov. LePage’s veto of legislation from Sen. Ben Chipman, D-Portland, to increase the...

Senate unanimously votes to enact Chipman naloxone bill

Posted: March 22, 2018

AUGUSTA —The Maine Senate unanimously voted to enact a bill by Sen. Ben Chipman, D-Portland, to increase the long-term availability of the...

Senate unanimously passes Chipman resolution calling on Congress to strengthen laws against mass violence and domestic terrorism

Posted: March 20, 2018

AUGUSTA — The Maine Senate voted unanimously on Tuesday to pass a joint resolution strongly condemning the violence in Charlottesville late last...

FEMA announces 13 Maine counties qualify for storm recovery grant

Posted: March 15, 2018

Sen. Ben Chipman and Sen. Mark Dion, both D-Portland, are reminding municipalities that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) recently...

Committee approves Chipman bill to define homelessness and provide emergency assistance

Posted: February 22, 2018

A bill introduced by Sen. Ben Chipman, D-Portland, to improve the General Assistance program by defining homelessness as an emergency condition...

Portland legislators to hold constituent office hours on Thursday

Posted: February 15, 2018

Portland legislators will hold open constituent office hours from 6:00 – 7:30 PM on Thursday, February 15 at Portland City Hall. The legislators...

$11.6 million added to Unclaimed Property Fund, needs to be claimed by owners

Posted: January 30, 2018

Senator Chipman urges residents to check if they are owed money from utilities, banks and other third parties The Office of the State Treasurer...