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Senate Democrats: Maine will never again allow anti-LGBT discrimination

Posted: April 07, 2016

  AUGUSTA — Maine will never again return to the days when discrimination against LGBT Mainers was permitted under the law, said the Maine...

Senate enacts bill to let victims sever their rapists' parental rights

Posted: March 30, 2016

AUGUSTA — The Maine Senate on Wednesday enacted a bill that will provide meaningful recourse to allow victims who become pregnant as a result of...

Senate endorses bill to aid parents of children conceived by rape

Posted: March 28, 2016

AUGUSTA — In a unanimous vote, The Maine Senate on Monday gave initial approval to a bill by Sen. Bill Diamond, D-Windham, to empower victims who...

Sen. Diamond calls on Gov. LePage to protect Mainers from voter intimidation

Posted: March 18, 2016

The polling place is the linchpin of our democratic system of government. It’s where citizens make their voices heard, whether it’s on...

Bill to prevent voter intimidation enacted by Maine Legislature

Posted: March 15, 2016

AUGUSTA — The Maine Senate on Tuesday unanimously enacted a bill to prevent voter intimidation by establishing limits on people video recording at...

Legislature enacts Sen. Diamond’s bill to require mandated reporter training

Posted: March 15, 2016

AUGUSTA — A bill to require mandated reporters of suspected child abuse to undergo periodic training in how to detect warning signs was enacted...

Sen. Diamond welcomes Windham High School exchange students to the Maine Senate

Posted: March 10, 2016

Carlotta Isola and Ohla Yurchenko, exchange students at Windham High School, recently served as Honorary Pages in the Maine Senate as the guests of...

Bill to help victims terminate rapists’ parental rights clears committee

Posted: March 03, 2016

AUGUSTA — A large bipartisan majority of lawmakers on the Legislature’s Judiciary endorsed a bill by Sen. Bill Diamond, D-Windham, to empower...

Sen. Diamond welcomes Windham Christian Academy students to the Maine Senate

Posted: March 03, 2016

Windham Christian Academy students, Paul Sanborn and Caleb Hawley, served as Honorary Pages in the Maine Senate on March 3 as guests of Sen. Bill...

Diamond's bill would help rape victims sever their attackers parental rights

Posted: February 24, 2016

AUGUSTA — Advocates for Maine women and victims of sexual assault voiced their support Wednesday for a proposal in the Maine Legislature that would...