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Lewiston student visits the Maine Senate

Posted: January 20, 2016

AUGUSTA – Ryan Courbon, a junior at Baxter Academy, recently spent the day at the State House shadowing his state Sen. Nate Libby. Throughout the...

Sen. Libby invites students to serve as honorary pages in the Maine Senate

Posted: January 04, 2016

With the Legislature set to reconvene in January, Democratic Sen. Nate Libby of Lewiston would like to remind local schools and students about...

HOUSE AND SENATE OVERRIDE VETO OF MEASURE ADDRESSING CHALLENGES FOR MAINECARE CHILDREN

Posted: June 19, 2015

AUGUSTA - In a final step to override Gov. LePage’s veto of a measure to develop a comprehensive strategy addressing inequities with quality of and...

SENATE REPUBLICANS ENDORSE UNPAID FOR PROPOSAL TAX BREAK

Posted: June 09, 2015

Measure raises property taxes and guts education funding but gives top-heavy break to wealthiest Mainers   AUGUSTA –In a vote of 20 to 14,...

STANDARDIZED TESTING OPT-OUT BILL PASSES IN SENATE

Posted: June 08, 2015

Measure clarifies and codifies parents’ rights   AUGUSTA –The Maine Senate gave initial approval to a bill that would codify parents’...

SENATE UNANIMOUSLY ENACTS MEASURE ADDRESSING CHALLENGES FOR MAINECARE CHILDREN

Posted: June 03, 2015

AUGUSTA - In a vote of 35-0, the Maine Senate unanimously enacted a measure to develop a comprehensive strategy addressing inequities with quality of...

BUSINESS, ENVIRO, LOCAL LEADERS SUPPORT RAIL LINE TO L/A

Posted: June 02, 2015

AUGUSTA -A proposed bond measure to expand passenger rail service to the Lewiston-Auburn area received broad support among local lawmakers, business...

INACCURATE VETO LETTER LEADS REPUBLICAN SENATORS TO YET ANOTHER YO-YO VOTE

Posted: May 26, 2015

Unanimous support for truancy bill flips in favor of governor’s erroneous veto letter   AUGUSTA – In a party line vote of 18 - 16, Senate...

UNANIMOUS COMMITTEE SUPPORT FOR MEASURE ADDRESSING ABANDONED PROPERTY BLIGHT

Posted: May 20, 2015

Municipalities given tools and recourse when dealing with derelict properties AUGUSTA –A measure that would enable local municipalities to address...

PARENTS AND STUDENTS ADVOCATE FOR CONTROL OVER STANDARDIZED TESTING MANDATES

Posted: May 11, 2015

AUGUSTA –A measure that would codify parents’ rights to have their children opt-out of standardized testing received strong support during a...