Stay up to date:

Category: Senator Heather Sanborn

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,...

Sen. Sanborn bill to clarify local referendum ballots is sent to Gov. Mills

Posted: April 25, 2019

AUGUSTA — A bill introduced by Sen. Heather Sanborn, D-Portland, LD 53, “An Act To Clarify Local Referendum Ballots” was enacted in the Maine...

Committee holds final day of public hearings on prescription drug reform package

Posted: April 17, 2019

AUGUSTA—On Wednesday, the Legislature’s Committee on Health Coverage, Insurance and Financial Services held the second day of public hearings on...

Committee begins public hearings on prescription drug reform package

Posted: April 16, 2019

AUGUSTA—On Tuesday, the Legislature’s Committee on Health Coverage, Insurance and Financial Services held the first day of public hearings on the...

Sanborn introduces bill to create MaineCare rate review process

Posted: April 09, 2019

AUGUSTA — Sen. Heather Sanborn, D-Portland, has introduced a bill to establish a process for reviewing reimbursement rates in the MaineCare system....

Sanborn bill to protect life insurance consumers receives committee approval

Posted: April 09, 2019

AUGUSTA — A bill from Sen. Heather Sanborn, D-Portland, to help make sure life insurance companies can’t discriminate against the family, friends...