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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...

MEASURE STRENGTHENING ECONOMIC INVESTMENT MOVES FORWARD

Posted: April 08, 2015

New Market Tax Credit Program would get boost AUGUSTA –  A measure that strengthens an existing economic incentive program unanimously passed out...

STUDENT DRILL BILL BECOMES LAW

Posted: March 26, 2015

Law will help “plan for the worst but hope for the best”   AUGUSTA –A measure that prepares Maine students for times of emergency became...

GOP SENATORS REAFFIRM TAX SHIFT ONTO LOCAL TAXPAYERS

Posted: March 25, 2015

AUGUSTA – Maine Senate Republicans reaffirmed a tax shift on to local communities to pay for teacher retirement costs. In a vote of 18 - 17, the...

MEASURE ADDRESSING CHRONIC ABSENTEEISM GETS UNANIMOUS SUPPORT FROM EDUCATION PANEL

Posted: March 24, 2015

Chronic absence among young learners impedes learning and foretells dropout rates AUGUSTA – After unanimous support from the state’s Education...

Senator Libby Welcomes Lewiston Middle School Student to the Maine Senate

Posted: March 23, 2015

AUGUSTA – Nathan Little of Lewiston recently served as an Honorary Page in the Maine Senate for the day as a guest of Senator Nate Libby....

Franco-American Day at the State House

Posted: March 18, 2015

Franco-American culture celebrated at the State House today   AUGUSTA—Today, lawmakers are celebrating the 14th annual Franco-American Day at...

“Beyond Talking Points:” A Community Forum on Governor’s Proposed Budget Hosted By Senator Nate Libby

Posted: March 18, 2015

AUGUSTA – The public is invited to attend a community forum to learn more about the governor’s proposed state budget and its impact on Maine...

2015 Franco-American Day Announced

Posted: March 16, 2015

Franco-American Legislative Caucus sets March 18th as Franco-American Day   AUGUSTA— Democratic State Senator Nate Libby, Senate chair of the...