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Lewiston legislative delegation to host public office hours

Posted: May 08, 2017

Members of Lewiston’s delegation to the Legislature will hold constituent office hours from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM Saturday, May 20, in the Couture...

Chipman bill would grow workforce development programs for new Mainers

Posted: May 08, 2017

Legislation introduced by Sen. Ben Chipman, D-Portland, to create a grant program to fund workforce development programs for new Mainers was the...

Libby bill to boost funding to low-income school districts moves forward

Posted: May 03, 2017

Bill prevents state from cutting funds to schools that qualify for federal anti-poverty money The Legislature’s Committee on Education and...

Libby praises Committee decision to audit standardized testing

Posted: April 28, 2017

Prompted by legislation introduced by Sen. Nate Libby, D-Lewiston, the Legislature’s Education and Cultural Affairs Committee has voted unanimously...

Committee OKs Libby’s bill to cut red tape for mill redevelopment

Posted: April 26, 2017

Municipalities and developers looking to redevelop old mill sites into housing and commercial developments would see red tape cut by legislation...

Sen. Libby welcomes Lewiston Reverend to Maine Senate to give prayer

Posted: April 24, 2017

Sen. Nate Libby, D-Lewiston, welcomed Reverend Sarah Gillespie of St. Mary's d'Youville Pavilion in Lewiston to the State House on April 20. Reverend...

Libby introduces bill to reduce obesity and chronic disease in Maine

Posted: April 14, 2017

A bill introduced by Sen. Nate Libby, D-Lewiston, the Assistant Democratic Leader, to reduce obesity and chronic disease rates in Maine, had a public...

Lewiston student receives scholarship from Legislature’s Memorial Scholarship Fund

Posted: April 13, 2017

Lewiston High School graduate Fowsiyo Musse, now a student at the University of Southern Maine, received a $1,000 scholarship from the Legislative...

Libby bill would increase access to child care for low-income families

Posted: April 10, 2017

A bill introduced by Sen. Nate Libby, D-Lewiston, would increase payments to childcare providers that serve low-income families. The bill — LD 166...

Lewiston delegation to host Town Hall on State Budget Alternative: the Opportunity Agenda

Posted: April 10, 2017

Members of Lewiston’s delegation to the Legislature will hold a Town Hall Forum to discuss their proposed biennial budget, called the Opportunity...