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BILL TO INCREASE HOSPITAL TRANSPARENCY TO RECEIVE PUBLIC HEARING

Posted: May 08, 2013

Senator Gratwick, practicing physician, sponsors bill to make health care costs more transparent and fair   AUGUSTA - Senator Geoff Gratwick...

GOP PUTS POLITICS AHEAD OF PUBLIC HEALTH, FAILS TO OVERRIDE GOVERNOR’S VETO

Posted: April 09, 2013

Ignoring medical science Governor and Senate Republicans block skin cancer protection for youth   AUGUSTA--In a vote of 19-16, Senate Republicans...

LEPAGE PUTS POLITICS BEFORE PUBLIC HEALTH

Posted: April 04, 2013

Governor ignores medical science with his veto of youth cancer prevention bill AUGUSTA--Senate Democrats expressed disappointment following the...

SENATOR GRATWICK SPONSORS BILL TO PREVENT HEALTH INSURANCE COMPANIES FROM DISCRIMINATING AGAINST RURAL MAINERS

Posted: April 04, 2013

Bill would ensure rural Mainers are not charged higher rates   AUGUSTA- Senator Geoff Gratwick (D-Bangor) is sponsoring a bill that would not allow...

SENATE APPROVES BILL TO PROTECT YOUTH FROM SKIN CANCER

Posted: April 03, 2013

Teen tanning in Maine exceeds national average despite known increased risk of cancer   AUGUSTA—Earlier today, the Senate endorsed a measure...

DEMOCRATS SUPPORT A MEASURE TO INCREASE HEALTH CARE COVERAGE FOR TENS OF THOUSANDS OF MAINERS

Posted: April 02, 2013

Proposed legislation will save money and create jobs AUGUSTA---Members of the state’s Health and Human Services committee held a public hearing...

Maine Doctors: Accepting Federal Health Care Dollars is the Right Prescription for Maine

Posted: March 20, 2013

AUGUSTA -- Health care providers serving in the Legislature and from the Maine Medical Association strongly endorsed a bill that would allow Maine to...

Portland Press Herald: Maine Needs to take advantage of federal health care funds

Posted: March 15, 2013

By Senator Geoff Gratwick Read more here. I am caring for a lovely 37-year-old woman with active lupus. She worked in retail until about a year ago...

GRATWICK SWORN IN TO MAINE STATE SENATE

Posted: December 05, 2012

New members welcomed to 126th Maine Legislature   AUGUSTA—Geoff Gratwick of Bangor was sworn in to the Maine Senate at the State House in...