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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...

Dion bill to clarify training needs of “Civil Deputy” positions gets hearing

Posted: January 25, 2018

A bill by Sen. Mark Dion, D-Portland, to create the position of “Civil Deputy” in sheriffs’ offices was the subject of a public hearing before...

Work plan for state bridge and road projects unveiled

Posted: January 22, 2018

Sen. Ben Chipman and Sen. Mark Dion, both of Portland, are pleased to announce the details of Maine’s three-year transportation infrastructure work...

Sen. Dion invites local students to Augusta for Honorary Page program

Posted: December 14, 2017

With the Legislature set to reconvene in January, Sen. Mark Dion, D-Portland, is reminding local schools and students about the Senate Honorary Page...

Greater Portland METRO honored with Legislative Sentiment

Posted: May 15, 2017

The Maine Legislature honored the Greater Portland Transit District METRO for providing 50 years of service to the community. In 2016, its 50th year...

LePage signs Dion’s law to lower energy costs, expand natural gas

Posted: April 27, 2017

Gov. Paul LePage has signed into law a bill by Sen. Mark Dion, D-Portland, to extend for two years the Public Utilities Commission’s existing...

Sen. Dion to serve on NCSL Law, Criminal Justice & Public Safety Committee

Posted: March 29, 2017

Sen. Mark Dion, D-Portland, has been appointed to the National Conference on State Legislatures’ (NCSL) Law, Criminal Justice & Public Safety...

Dion introduces bill to lower energy costs, expand natural gas infrastructure

Posted: March 02, 2017

AUGUSTA — A bill by Sen. Mark Dion, D-Portland, would extend the Public Utilities Commission’s authority to expand natural gas capacity in Maine,...