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Sen. Libby’s student debt relief bill survives to fight another day

Posted: August 02, 2017

Legislature votes to carry the bond bill over to the next legislative session AUGUSTA — A bipartisan effort to relieve the immense burden of...

Lewiston’s Jeromey Rancourt honored with Legislative Sentiment

Posted: July 11, 2017

The Maine Legislature honored Lewiston’s Jeromey Rancourt on May 24 with a Legislative Sentiment in honor of him being awarded the Travis Roy...

Senate Democrats vote unanimously to avoid state shutdown

Posted: June 30, 2017

Jackson, Libby urge LePage to act quickly to avoid harm to Maine families AUGUSTA — All 17 members of the Senate Democratic caucus voted...

Lewiston legislative delegation to host public office hours

Posted: June 12, 2017

Members of Lewiston’s delegation to the Legislature will hold their final constituent office hours for the year from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM Saturday,...

GOP ‘proposal’ on education amounts to $220 million cut for schools

Posted: June 01, 2017

Jackson, Libby say Republican scheme ignores voters, raise property taxes AUGUSTA — Senate Democratic leaders on Thursday brushed off an...

Senate Democrats will not support a budget that ignores will of voters

Posted: May 15, 2017

Jackson, Libby call on GOP to stop threatening shutdown and get serious about budget AUGUSTA — Senate Democrats said Friday that they will not...

Committee OKs Libby bill to guarantee fairness for Maine veterans

Posted: May 08, 2017

LD 465 prevents Bureau of Veterans Services from dismissing veterans who need help The Legislature’s Veterans and Legal Affairs Committee voted...

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...