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Category: Senator Vitelli

Dem Radio Address: Vitelli says: Investment in education is an economic imperative

Posted: September 12, 2014

is real economic development. It is not just a social and moral imperative; it is an economic imperative.”   Some may ask what can...

BDN: New law aimed at expanding access to pre-K programs in effect Aug. 1

Posted: August 05, 2014

Read more here. AUGUSTA, Maine — A new law that expands access to pre-K programs in Maine’s public schools beginning in 2015-16 went into effect...

PRE-K LAW TAKES EFFECT

Posted: July 29, 2014

New law will provide start-up funding for school districts to offer pre-K programs   AUGUSTA---A new law that expands access to pre-Kindergarten...

SOLAR ENERGY LAW TAKES EFFECT

Posted: July 28, 2014

Senator Vitelli-sponsored measure to create state’s first roadmap for solar power AUGUSTA–--A  measure sponsored by Democratic Senator Eloise...

SENATORS GERZOFSKY AND VITELLI RECEIVE PERFECT SCORES ON LABOR RECORDS

Posted: June 23, 2014

State employees union praises the lawmakers for their commitment to working families   AUGUSTA – Democratic Senators Stan Gerzofsky of...

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...