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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...

MEASURE INCREASES TRANSPARENCY OF PRESCRIPTION DRUG COSTS

Posted: March 27, 2015

Bill would require insurance carriers to disclose patient out-of-pocket costs   AUGUSTA – A measure that would allow consumers to review and...

Democrats Launch "Good Jobs, Strong Wages" Focus

Posted: January 13, 2015

Dems call for unified focus on job and wage growth   Augusta , Me. -- Initiatives to create good jobs and strong wages will be among the top...

BDN: Senate confirms Beardsley, despite Carlson controversy

Posted: September 07, 2012

Bangor Daily News By Whit Richardson, BDN Staff AUGUSTA, Maine — The Maine Senate on Thursday confirmed the nomination of William Beardsley to...

Posted: May 15, 2012

Maine Senate Rejects Controversial “Takings” Bill GOP-led measure would have opened flood gates for lawsuits and pit landowners against...

Senate effectively kills bill that sought to remove public access to governor’s ‘working papers’

Posted: April 17, 2012

AUGUSTA, Maine — The Maine Senate on Wednesday voted unanimously to postpone indefinitely a measure that sought to exempt from Maine’s Freedom of...