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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...

Chipman bill requires pharmacy board to approve naloxone immediately

Posted: January 30, 2018

AUGUSTA — A bill introduced by Sen. Ben Chipman, D-Portland, will have a work session in the Legislature’s Health and Human Services Committee on...

Senator Chipman elected to Amistad Board of Directors

Posted: January 22, 2018

Senator Ben Chipman (D-Portland) was elected to the Board of Directors of Amistad on Friday. Amistad Peer Support and Recovery “is a non-profit...

Work plan for state bridge and road projects unveiled

Posted: January 22, 2018

Sen. Ben Chipman and Sen. Mark Dion, both of Portland, are pleased to announce the details of Maine’s three-year transportation infrastructure work...