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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...

Legislature to hear Dion “Red Flag” bill

Posted: February 27, 2018

 AUGUSTA — The Legislative Council on Tuesday voted 7-3 to approve an after-deadline bill request from Sen. Mark Dion, D-Portland, LR 2943,...

Maine Legislature approves Dion Civil Deputy bill

Posted: February 23, 2018

AUGUSTA — The Maine Legislature unanimously approved a bill sponsored by Sen. Mark Dion of Portland to clarify the legal training requirements...

Dion bill to increase access to medical care during disasters moves forward

Posted: February 22, 2018

A bill from Sen. Mark Dion, D-Portland, to increase access to medical care during natural disasters and other emergencies received a unanimous,...

$11.6 million added to Unclaimed Property Fund, needs to be claimed by owners

Posted: January 30, 2018

Senator Dion urges residents to check if they are owed money from utilities, banks and other third parties The Office of the State Treasurer has...