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Sens. Chipman, Dion earn high marks for pro-environment voting records

Posted: August 30, 2018

Sens. Ben Chipman and Mark Dion, both D-Portland, made the “2017-18 Honor Roll” from the Maine Conservation Voters for their consistent support...

Sens. Chipman and Dion speak out against retaliatory lobster tariffs

Posted: July 18, 2018

Sen. Ben Chipman and Sen. Mark Dion, both D-Portland, joined a bipartisan group of state lawmakers in speaking out against the 25 percent Chinese...

Sens. Chipman and Dion receive perfect scores on education record

Posted: July 13, 2018

Sen. Ben Chipman and Sen. Mark Dion, both D-Portland earned a 100 percent rating from the Maine Education Association for their voting record on...

House votes to uphold LePage veto of compromise community protection order

Posted: July 09, 2018

The amended legislation would have addressed individuals committed for mental health reasons The Maine House of Representatives failed to override...

Committee approves Dion community protection order bill

Posted: April 17, 2018

The Legislature’s Judiciary Committee voted 7-3 in favor of a bill from Sen. Mark Dion, D-Portland, to increase the identification of high-risk...

Dion bill to ensure parity among large natural gas consumers now law

Posted: April 09, 2018

Legislation from Sen. Mark Dion, D-Portland, to open participation in the natural gas conservation fund to large-scale agricultural businesses was...

Dion community protection order receives public hearing

Posted: April 03, 2018

AUGUSTA — A bill from Sen. Mark Dion, D-Portland to increase the identification of high-risk individuals and increase the capacity of communities...

Legislature to hold public hearing tomorrow on Dion “red flag” bill

Posted: April 02, 2018

AUGUSTA — A bill from Sen. Mark Dion, D-Portland, to increase the identification of high-risk individuals and increase the capacity of communities...

Dion secures bipartisan sponsorship for “red flag” legislation

Posted: March 23, 2018

AUGUSTA — Sen. Mark Dion, D-Portland, turned in draft legislation on Thursday to increase the identification of high-risk individuals and enhance...

FEMA announces 13 Maine counties qualify for storm recovery grant

Posted: March 15, 2018

Sen. Ben Chipman and Sen. Mark Dion, both D-Portland, are reminding municipalities that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) recently...