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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...

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....