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Sen. Dill invites students to serve as honorary pages in the Maine Senate

Posted: January 04, 2016

With the Legislature set to reconvene in January, Democratic Sen. Jim Dill of Old Town would like to remind local schools and students about the...

Sen. Dill says action needed as more workers face layoffs

Posted: October 27, 2015

AUGUSTA — With today’s news that the bulk of 300 previously announced layoffs at the Verso paper mill in Jay will come before Christmas Day,...

Radio Address: Dill says aid forlaid-off workers, economic development crucial in wake of mill closures

Posted: October 02, 2015

I live in one of the communities where a mill is closing its doors, possibly for good. I also represent many of the towns called home by the...

Sen. Dill submits bill to assist workers facing layoffs at Lincoln, Old Town mills

Posted: September 29, 2015

AUGUSTA — Following the announced bankruptcy of Lincoln Paper and Tissue and the likely closure of the Expera mill in Old Town, Democratic Sen....

SENATE OVERRIDES VETO TO ENCOURAGE GROWTH IN SMALL BREWERIES, DISTILLERIES, AND WINERIES

Posted: June 09, 2015

Measure would allow University of Maine Cooperative Extension to help breweries, wineries, and distilleries get product to market. AUGUSTA - Today,...

BOND SEEKS TO IMPROVE FACILITIES AT ALL SEVEN UMS CAMPUSES

Posted: June 05, 2015

AUGUSTA - A $35 million dollar bond to fund renovation, repairs, and research at University of Maine campuses across the state was introduced at a...

BILL TO ENCOURAGE GROWTH IN SMALL BREWERIES, DISTILLERIES, AND WINERIES MOVES FORWARD

Posted: May 19, 2015

Measure would allow University of Maine Cooperative Extension to help breweries, wineries, and distilleries get product to market.   AUGUSTA -...

SENATE OKs INCREASING TRANSPARENCY OF PRESCRIPTION DRUG COSTS

Posted: May 12, 2015

Bill would require insurance carriers to disclose patient out-of-pocket costs AUGUSTA – The Maine Senate gave initial approval for a measure that...

PROPOSED MEASURE WOULD REQUIRE SNOW REMOVAL FROM CARS BEFORE DRIVING

Posted: April 14, 2015

AUGUSTA - A measure that would require snow and ice to be removed from vehicles driving more than 40 miles per hour on a public roadway received a...

SENATE UNANIMOUSLY STANDS UP TO ACTS OF PREJUDICE AND AFFIRMS RESPECT FOR HUMAN DIGNITY

Posted: March 31, 2015

AUGUSTA – Today, the Maine Senate unanimously passed a Senate Order affirming the Senate’s belief that there cannot be acts and expressions that...