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Sen. Diamond voices concerns about privatization of Casco Bay Bridge

Posted: December 29, 2015

Lack of transparency troubles Transportation Committee AUGUSTA — Sen. Bill Diamond and Rep. Mark Bryant, both Windham Democrats and members of the...

PROPOSED MEASURE WOULD REQUIRE SNOW REMOVAL FROM CARS BEFORE DRIVING

Posted: April 14, 2015

AUGUSTA - A measure that would require snow and ice to be removed from vehicles driving more than 40 miles per hour on a public roadway received a...

ELIMINATING ANNUAL VEHICLE INSPECTIONS UP FOR CONSIDERATION

Posted: April 03, 2015

Two lawmakers proposed legislation and received support by public safety officials   AUGUSTA - Earlier this week, two Democratic lawmakers...

PUBLIC STRONGLY SUPPORTS BILL THAT IMPROVES MAINE’S AIR QUALITY

Posted: March 26, 2015

Measure would reduce train emissions statewide   AUGUSTA - The public came out in force today to strongly support a measure that would reduce...

Dangers of Route 4 argued in legislative hearing

Posted: April 11, 2013

Dangers of Route 4 argued in legislative hearing AUBURN, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Over the years, a number of studies have been done on the stretch of...

Bill pushes funding for Lewiston-Auburn passenger rail study

Posted: April 11, 2013

Bill pushes funding for Lewiston-Auburn passenger rail study By Scott Thistle, Sun Journal Posted April 10, 2013, at 4:26 p.m. AUGUSTA, Maine —...

Senator Hill Files Legislation to Address Inequities in the Toll Increases to Maine Commuters

Posted: October 22, 2012

AUGUSTA – Senator Dawn Hill (D – York County) has submitted a bill for the next legislative session to ask the Maine Turnpike Authority (MTA) to...

Seacoast Online | E-ZPass Rates to increase 1 cent per mile

Posted: August 22, 2012

Board gives final approval to raise tolls By Susan Morse, August 22, 2012   Local officials expressed disappointment at the news that...

Listen to Senator Hill on WGAN

Posted: February 16, 2012

Click here to listen to Senator Dawn Hill, member of the Appropriations Committee, talk about the Governor's Department of Health and Human Services...

Former Maine Turnpike chief pleads guilty in graft case | AP

Posted: February 10, 2012

By Clarke Canfield, Associated Press, February 10, 2012 PORTLAND, Maine — The former executive director of the Maine Turnpike pleaded guilty...