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Sanborn bill eliminating waiting periods for children’s dental care sparks reform across New England

Posted: March 02, 2020

AUGUSTA—Northeast Delta Dental, a dental insurance provider, recently announced that it plans to eliminate waiting periods for children in Maine,...

Sen. Sanborn bill to help those trying to prevent the spread of HIV receives unanimous, bipartisan support in Senate

Posted: February 26, 2020

AUGUSTA — The Maine Senate on Tuesday gave bipartisan support to a bill from Sen. Heather Sanborn, D-Portland, that would prevent insurance...

Sanborn bill to improve children’s dental health receives unanimous support in Maine Senate

Posted: February 25, 2020

AUGUSTA— On Tuesday, a bill from Sen. Heather Sanborn, D-Portland, received unanimous approval in the Maine Senate. LD 1975, “An Act to...

AARP names Sen. Heather Sanborn 2019 Rx Price Fighter

Posted: December 12, 2019

AUGUSTA — Sen. Heather Sanborn, D-Portland, has been recognized by AARP for her work fighting for Maine consumers and patients. Sen. Sanborn was...

Senate Democrats' comprehensive prescription drug reform package becomes law

Posted: June 26, 2019

Legislation makes prescription medication more affordable and more accessible while holding pharmaceutical companies and corporate middlemen...

Comprehensive prescription drug reform package heads to governor’s desk

Posted: June 18, 2019

AUGUSTA—The Maine Senate sent the final component of a comprehensive prescription drug reform package to the governor’s desk in a unanimous vote...

Maine Senate approves comprehensive prescription drug price reform in initial votes

Posted: June 11, 2019

The legislation would make prescription medication more affordable and more accessible while holding pharmaceutical companies and corporate middlemen...

Senate unanimously passes Sanborn bill to protect life insurance customers amid opioid crisis

Posted: May 30, 2019

AUGUSTA — The Senate unanimously voted to pass a bill from Sen. Heather Sanborn, D-Portland, that would help make sure insurance companies can’t...

Senate gives unanimous approval to Sanborn bill to protect life insurance consumers

Posted: May 22, 2019

AUGUSTA — A bill from Sen. Heather Sanborn, D-Portland, to help protect life insurance customers in Maine received unanimous, bipartisan support in...

Senate Democrats’ prescription drug package receives bipartisan support in Committee

Posted: May 07, 2019

AUGUSTA—A suite of prescription drug reform bills from Senate President Troy Jackson, D-Allagash, Senate Majority Leader Eloise Vitelli,...