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Category: Taxation

Sen. Chipman to chair Taxation Committee for the 129th Maine Legislature

Posted: January 09, 2019

AUGUSTA — Sen. Ben Chipman, D-Portland, has been appointed by Senate President Troy Jackson, D-Allagash, to chair the Joint Standing Committee on...

Sen. Heather Sanborn to chair Health Coverage, Insurance and Financial Services Committee for the 129th Maine Legislature

Posted: December 31, 2018

AUGUSTA — Sen. Heather Sanborn, D-Portland, has been appointed by Senate President Troy Jackson, D-Allagash, to chair the Joint Standing Committee...

Senate unanimously passes compromise tax conformity legislation

Posted: June 19, 2018

AUGUSTA--The Maine Senate unanimously passed compromise legislation to amend Maine’s tax code to reflect some changes made at the federal level and...

Jackson responds to tax conformity public hearing

Posted: March 15, 2018

AUGUSTA--The Legislature’s Joint Standing Committee on Taxation held a public hearing the LD 1655, the LePage Administration tax ‘conformity’...

Jackson statement regarding LePage tax conformity proposal

Posted: March 02, 2018

AUGUSTA - In a joint hearing of the Taxation and Appropriations and Financial Affairs Committee, the LePage Administration presented their...

Sen. Chenette rejects calls to repeal Stand Up for Students referendum

Posted: February 10, 2017

LePage budget would cut school funding, hike property taxes to pay for handouts to the rich AUGUSTA — After a lengthy public hearing Friday on tax...

Senate Democrats focused on reining in out-of-control property taxes

Posted: February 02, 2017

AUGUSTA — Senate Democrats in the Maine Legislature will stand with Maine’s property taxpayers who risk being priced out of their homes because...

Sen. Chenette to serve on Taxation Committee

Posted: December 27, 2016

AUGUSTA — Sen. Justin Chenette, D-Saco, has been appointed by the Senate President to the Legislature’s Joint Standing Committee on Taxation. His...

Libby blasts GOP for ignoring voters, protecting corporate tax loopholes

Posted: April 06, 2016

AUGUSTA — Majority Republicans in the Senate on Wednesday ignored the will of voters and protected a corporate tax loophole that allows large,...

Bills to fight brain drain, boost STEM workforce earn broad support

Posted: March 23, 2016

AUGUSTA — Three governor’s bills sponsored by Senate Democratic Leader Justin Alfond, D-Portland, earned broad support from the public and from...