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Tenants, businesses recovering from Fort Kent fire, donations top $42,000

Posted: April 17, 2012

FORT KENT, Maine — Three weeks after a fire destroyed a section of the West Main Street business district and displaced more than a dozen...

Democratic Address: Jackson says, Maine Doesn't Need Lawmakers Who Choose Winners and Losers

Posted: April 13, 2012

Weekly Radio Address: Sen. Jackson Maine Doesn't Need Lawmakers Who Choose Winners and Losers    Good Morning. This is State Senator Troy...

INJURED WORKERS LOSE PROTECTIONS UNDER GOP LEADERSHIP

Posted: April 13, 2012

AUGUSTA—The Maine Senate GOP voted late in the evening in favor of a measure, LD 1913, that takes away critical benefits to Maine's most injured...

GOP LAWMAKERS SUPPORT MEASURE THAT “UNRAVELS” BENEFITS TO UNEMPLOYED WORKERS

Posted: April 11, 2012

AUGUSTA—In a party-line vote, the Maine Senate voted 18 – 16 on a measure, LD 1725, that some Democrats call an “ill conceived” bill that...

SENATE REPUBLICANS OPT FOR SPEED OVER SAFETY WITH ELECTRICIAN TRAINING

Posted: April 06, 2012

AUGUSTA – The Maine State Senate voted largely along party lines on a measure that decreases supervision of electricians-in-training and undercuts...

MAINE SENATE REPUBLICANS GIVE INITIAL SUPPORT TO TAKE AWAY RIGHTS FOR CHILDCARE WORKERS

Posted: April 06, 2012

Augusta—Maine Senate Republicans supported a measure that takes away the rights of Maine childcare workers in a vote of 19 – 16.    ...

Lawmakers delay action on union fees bill

Posted: April 05, 2012

AUGUSTA, Maine — The dozens of union representatives who gathered before the Legislature’s Labor Committee to hear debate Wednesday on a...

BDN: Maine Senate GOP approves resolution to support Keystone Pipeline

Posted: March 31, 2012

By Eric Russell, BDN Staff AUGUSTA, Maine — Another partisan debate erupted on the Maine Senate floor Thursday over a joint resolution submitted...

Maine Senate OKs Keystone Pipeline Resolution Ahead of Obama Visit

Posted: March 30, 2012

03/29/2012 Reported By: Patty B. Wight Today the Maine senate approved a resolution that urges President Obama and Congress to support the...

TREE HARVEST PLANS REMAIN CLOSED TO PUBLIC

Posted: March 29, 2012

Republican lawmakers reject public disclosure of forest plan for tax   AUGUSTA—Republican lawmakers rejected an attempt to make public the...