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Category: Senator Libby

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...

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...