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Category: Senator Libby

SENATE ENACTS MEASURE ADDRESSING CHRONIC ABSENTEEISM

Posted: May 07, 2015

Chronic absence among young learners impedes learning and foretells dropout rates AUGUSTA – A measure aimed at reducing chronic absence from...

MEASURE TO BOOST HOME-BASED HEALTH CARE BROADLY SUPPORTED

Posted: May 06, 2015

AUGUSTA - A measure addressing the chronic underfunding of Maine’s home-based care system received strong bipartisan and broad community support...

MEASURE TO REDUCE POVERTY FOR WORKING MAINERS BROADLY SUPPORTED

Posted: April 28, 2015

Earned Income Tax Credit “recognizes the value of Mainers going to work”   AUGUSTA - A measure seeking to increase the Earned Income Tax...

MEASURE ADDRESSES ABANDONED PROPERTY BLIGHT

Posted: April 24, 2015

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

Libby says, “Most Maine families will get a bigger tax cut under the Better Deal than under the LePage plan.”

Posted: April 17, 2015

Good Morning. This is State Senator Nate Libby of Lewiston. As a two-term member of the Taxation Committee, I’ve spent a lot of time working on...

Sen. Libby and Rep. Brooks: Better Deal for Maine proves best for Lewiston schools

Posted: April 16, 2015

Lewiston School Department will receive $385,756 more under Democrats’ Better Deal for Maine AUGUSTA – The Lewiston School Department will...

MEASURE TO INCENT SHARED SERVICES AND INTERLOCAL AGREEMENTS SEEKS TAXPAYER SAVINGS

Posted: April 15, 2015

AUGUSTA - A measure to incentivize municipalities to enter into cooperative agreements for shared service was introduced at a public hearing today in...

MEASURE ADDRESSING QUALITY OF CARE CHALLENGES FOR MAINECARE CHILDREN MOVES FORWARD

Posted: April 15, 2015

AUGUSTA - A measure to develop a comprehensive strategy addressing inequities with quality of and access to dental, hearing, and vision care for...

PROPERTY TAX FAIRNESS CREDIT GETS BOOST WITH PROPOSED BILL

Posted: April 13, 2015

AUGUSTA - A measure to help defray the rising costs of property taxes received strong public support during a hearing in the state’s Taxation...

MEASURE TO GROW MAINE’S DOMESTIC TRADE INTRODUCED

Posted: April 13, 2015

New domestic trade division would expand opportunities for Maine businesses   AUGUSTA - A bill that would create a domestic trade division...