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Category: Senator Chipman

Greater Portland METRO honored with Legislative Sentiment

Posted: May 15, 2017

The Maine Legislature honored the Greater Portland Transit District METRO for providing 50 years of service to the community. In 2016, its 50th year...

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...