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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...

Senator Hill Presents Legislation to Help Seacoast Communities Meet Public Transportation Needs

Posted: February 09, 2012

AUGUSTA – Senator Dawn Hill (D-York County) testified before the Maine Legislature’s Judiciary Committee in support of legislation that would...

Seacoast Online | Former turnpike executive appears headed for jail

Posted: January 25, 2012

Source: Seacoast Online, January 25, 2012 Former turnpike executive likely to serve jail time AUGUSTA — Former Maine Turnpike Authority...

Seacoast Online | Former MTA boss plans guilty plea, prison time

Posted: January 20, 2012

Source: Seacoast Online, January 20, 2012   Former Maine Turnpike Authority Executive Director Paul Violette was charged Thursday with felony...