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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...

Chipman bill would ease General Assistance burden on Portland taxpayers

Posted: April 10, 2017

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

Sen. Chipman to serve on NCSL Health & Human Services Committee

Posted: March 29, 2017

Sen. Ben Chipman, D-Portland, has been appointed to the National Conference on State Legislatures’ (NCSL) Health & Human Services Committee by...

$11 million in unclaimed cash for Mainers available from Treasurer

Posted: February 27, 2017

The Office of the State Treasurer has received more than $11 million in the form of unclaimed property in the past year, and Mainers are being urged...

Sen. Chipman denounces Trump’s Muslim, refugee ban

Posted: January 29, 2017

AUGUSTA — Sen. Ben Chipman, D-Portland, will attend a rally Sunday at the Portland International Jetport to join his constituents and other Mainers...

LePage must cease action on Riverview step-down facility in Bangor

Posted: January 25, 2017

Sen. Chipman says attorney general guidances makes need for legislative oversight clear AUGUSTA — Sen. Ben Chipman of Portland, the lead Senate...