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Category: Senator Vitelli

Weekly Radio Address-Vitelli says: There’s a lot happening with the Maine economy—and there’s a lot of potential. But we all need a willing partner if we’re going to move ahead together.

Posted: June 20, 2014

Mainers are known for our hard work; our creativity; and our determination. Perhaps it goes back to our Yankee roots. But regardless, whether you...

PRE-K MEASURE BECOMES LAW

Posted: April 29, 2014

Will provide start up funding to school districts to offer pre-K programs AUGUSTA—A measure to expand early childhood education in Maine became...

SOLAR BILL BECOMES LAW

Posted: April 24, 2014

Senator Vitelli’s bill will create a roadmap for solar power in Maine     AUGUSTA – A solar energy development bill sponsored by...

GOP SUSTAINS LEPAGE VETO OF BILL TO HELP MAINERS HEAT THEIR HOMES AFFORDABLY

Posted: April 16, 2014

Measure would have provided rebates for heat pumps and solar panels AUGUSTA--In a 22-13 vote, the Senate Republicans sustained Governor LePage’s...

PRE-K MEASURE RECEIVES STRONG SUPPORT IN SENATE

Posted: April 10, 2014

Measure strongly endorsed by law enforcement, educators, neuroscientists, and business community   AUGUSTA—In a 26-9 vote, the Senate gave initial...

SENATE PROTECTS SUCCESSFUL ANTI-POVERTY PROGRAM

Posted: April 07, 2014

Dems defeats three harmful LePage proposals AUGUSTA—The Senate joined the House in defeating three bills which would have put up barriers for...

SOLAR ENERGY BILL RECEIVES UNANIMOUS SENATE APPROVAL

Posted: April 03, 2014

Senator Vitelli’s bill creates roadmap for solar power in Maine   AUGUSTA – The Senate unanimously gave initial approval to a measure to...

SENATE REPUBLICANS SUSTAIN VETO OF EARLY EDUCATION BILL

Posted: March 27, 2014

Measure would have developed comprehensive early childhood plan AUGUSTA – In a 22-13 vote, the Senate failed to secure the necessary two-thirds,...

SENATE APPROVES WOMEN’S HEALTH BILL

Posted: March 27, 2014

Measure provides critical health care to low-income women, saves state millions AUGUSTA—In a 24-10 vote, the Senate gave initial approval to a...

MEASURE TO PROMOTE SOLAR ENERGY DEVELOPMENT ADVANCES

Posted: March 19, 2014

AUGUSTA – The Energy, Utilities, and Technology Committee unanimously voted to support a bill sponsored by Democratic Senator Eloise Vitelli to...