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Bills would restructure sex offender registry, stiffen penalties against convicts

Posted: May 10, 2011

BANGOR DAILY NEWS By Kevin Miller, BDN Staff AUGUSTA, Maine — Lawmakers heard testimony Monday on bills to stiffen penalties against sex offenders...

Maine Lawmakers Consider Bill to Ban Texting While Driving

Posted: March 15, 2011

... Plenty of supporters turned out today for a hearing on a bill that would prohibit anyone from texting on their cell phones while driving a motor...

Lawmakers take up bill banning texting while driving

Posted: March 15, 2011

... One Maine lawmaker is cracking down on texting and driving.  Windham Senator Bill Diamond, who sits on the transportation committee, helped get...

Bill to make seatbelt law less enforceable advances

Posted: March 15, 2011

... ormer Secretary of State Sen. Bill Diamond, D-Windham, said it would send a bad message to teens across the state to change the law to a...

Hearing on Bill to Close Child Porn Loophole Scheduled for Monday

Posted: March 12, 2011

The hearing on Senator Bill Diamond's  (D-Cumberland County) legislation to close a loophole in the state's laws concerning child pornography will...

Maine Lawmaker Proposes to Close Child Porn Loophole

Posted: February 16, 2011

... A state senator is proposing to make it a crime to view child pornography online. Sen. Bill Diamond, a Windham Democrat, says while it's...

Gov. Paul LePage's nominees for farm agency, DHHS confirmed

Posted: February 09, 2011

... Sen. Bill Diamond, D-Windham, a former co-chair of the Appropriations Committee, congratulated Bernhardt for his commitment to finding...

Fixing Maine’s Sex Offender Registry

Posted: January 20, 2011

... The sex offender registry is a useful tool for making people aware of the offenders that live in their community. It is a seriously flawed...