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Chipman roadway safety bill gets green light from Committee

Posted: May 15, 2017

The Legislature’s Transportation Committee voted 11-1 on Thursday for bipartisan endorsement of a bill by Sen. Ben Chipman, D-Portland, to require...

Committee approves of Chipman bill for General Assistance fairness

Posted: May 08, 2017

A bill introduced by Sen. Ben Chipman, D-Portland, to ease the burden currently borne by Portland taxpayers who pay the cost of General Assistance to...

Chipman bill would grow workforce development programs for new Mainers

Posted: May 08, 2017

Legislation introduced by Sen. Ben Chipman, D-Portland, to create a grant program to fund workforce development programs for new Mainers was the...

Committee OKs Chipman bill to cut red tape for beverage startups

Posted: May 08, 2017

The Legislature’s Labor, Commerce, Research and Economic Development Committee voted unanimously on Wednesday in favor of a bill by Sen. Ben...

Chipman bill would help people with substance use disorder stay on path of recovery

Posted: May 05, 2017

A bill introduced by Sen. Ben Chipman, D-Portland, to help people access sober living facilities after they leave detox or residential treatment...

Committee OKs Chipman bill to improve foreclosure process

Posted: May 02, 2017

The Legislature’s Insurance and Financial Services Committee voted unanimously in support of a bill by Sen. Ben Chipman, D-Portland, to ensure...

Chipman introduces bill to clarify foreclosure processes

Posted: April 28, 2017

A bill introduced by Senator Ben Chipman, D-Portland, would ensure families undergoing foreclosure processes aren’t kicked out of their homes...

Chipman bill to help families stay healthy and united moves forward

Posted: April 26, 2017

A bill by Sen. Ben Chipman, D-Portland, to ensure parents undergoing rehabilitation and reunification efforts with their children are able to retain...

Chipman bill would cut red tape for beverage startups

Posted: April 24, 2017

A bill introduced by Sen. Ben Chipman, D-Portland, would cut red tape for small, nonalcoholic beverage producers. It had a public hearing in the...

Chipman bill would divest Maine from banks funding DAPL

Posted: April 24, 2017

Legislation introduced by Sen. Ben Chipman, D-Portland, to divest Maine from companies funding the Dakota Access Pipeline had a public hearing in the...