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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...

Sen. Chipman invites local students to Augusta for Honorary Page program

Posted: December 15, 2017

With the Legislature set to reconvene in January, Sen. Ben Chipman, D-Portland, is reminding local schools and students about the Senate Honorary...

New laws enacted by Senate Democrats take effect today

Posted: November 01, 2017

Leaders laud new environmental and consumer protections, public health infrastructure AUGUSTA — New laws championed by Senate Democrats take...

Sen. Chipman introduces bill to ensure equal access to public buses for people with visual impairments

Posted: October 23, 2017

Sen. Ben Chipman has introduced legislation to require public transportation buses to have audio announcements of upcoming stops by 2019....

Weekly Radio Address: Chipman says DHHS must be held accountable for failure to protect disabled Mainers

Posted: September 22, 2017

A federal investigation has found that the Department of Health and Human Services failed to protect disabled Mainers in its care. In the face of...

Cheverus Boys’ Swim Team honored with Legislative Sentiment

Posted: July 11, 2017

The Maine Legislature honored the Cheverus High School Boys’ Swim Team on May 23 with a Legislative Sentiment in honor of their fifth...

Chipman bill to protect families facing foreclosure becomes law

Posted: June 09, 2017

Law protects Mainers from premature eviction during foreclosure proceedings Mainers undergoing foreclosure will be protected from being...

Governor signs Chipman law to cut red tape for beverage startups

Posted: June 07, 2017

Gov. Paul LePage has signed into law a bill by Sen. Ben Chipman, D-Portland, to cut red tape for small, nonalcoholic beverage producers. The law...

Senate blocks consideration of Chipman bill to grow workforce development programs for New Mainers

Posted: May 24, 2017

The Maine Senate on Tuesday voted to kill a bill to help new Mainers enter the workforce, rejecting the legislation before it was even allowed to...