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Senators Libby, Diamond, Gratwick respond to update on child protection investigation

Posted: May 24, 2018

AUGUSTA —On Thursday, the Maine Legislature’s Government Oversight Committee received an initial briefing from Legislature’s nonpartisan...

RADIO ADDRESS: Mainers look out for Mainers. And with this devastating disease, it is no different

Posted: May 04, 2018

Few statistics are as staggering as that of the opioid epidemic. It is a crisis that in the last year and a half has claimed more lives than the...

Senate fails to override LePage veto of Gratwick health care bill

Posted: April 18, 2018

AUGUSTA — The Maine Senate failed to override Gov. LePage’s veto of legislation from Sen. Geoff Gratwick, D-Bangor, on Wednesday. LD 1032, “An...

Sens. Gratwick, Carson appointed to Task Force on Health Care for All

Posted: December 01, 2017

AUGUSTA — Sens. Geoff Gratwick, D-Bangor, and Brownie Carson, D-Harpswell, have been appointed to the Legislature’s special task force on Health...

Radio Address: Sen. Gratwick urges Mainers to shop for health care before open enrollment ends Dec. 15

Posted: November 17, 2017

Good day, this is Senator Geoff Gratwick, from Bangor. Thanks for tuning in. All Americans have a right to affordable, quality health care. As a...

New laws enacted by Senate Democrats take effect today

Posted: November 01, 2017

Leaders laud new environmental and consumer protections, public health infrastructure AUGUSTA — New laws championed by Senate Democrats take...

Legislature overrides veto of bill to promote telehealth for rural patients

Posted: August 02, 2017

AUGUSTA — The Maine Legislature on Wednesday voted to override Governor Paul LePage’s veto of LD 1485, a bill to require the state’s Medicaid...

Gratwick bill restoring doctor-patient relationship in pain treatment signed into law

Posted: June 20, 2017

AUGUSTA — Sen. Geoff Gratwick’s bill to provide necessary flexibility to doctors in prescribing opioid medications to patients with severe,...

Senate gives initial OK to Gratwick’s bill restoring doctor-patient relationship in pain treatment

Posted: June 13, 2017

AUGUSTA — The Maine Senate on Tuesday gave unanimous, initial approval to LD 1031, a bill by Sen. Geoff Gratwick, D-Bangor, that would provide...

Senate seeks funding for Gratwick bill for MaineCare telehealth parity

Posted: June 12, 2017

AUGUSTA — The Maine Senate on Monday indicated its desire to enact LD 1485, a bill to require the state’s Medicaid program treat telehealth...