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RADIO ADDRESS: NEW MINING LAW PROVIDES ENVIRONMENTAL, HEALTH PROTECTIONS THAT MAINE DESERVES

Posted: June 20, 2017

Hello, this is Senator Brownie Carson from Harpswell. Thanks for tuning in. The health and wellbeing of our environment and our families are...

Radio Address: We must act now to close the gender wage gap

Posted: May 03, 2017

Hello, this is Senator Cathy Breen from Falmouth. Thanks for tuning in. Early in my career, I worked to recruit and train women on welfare to get...

Sen. Diamond introduces legislation allowing police to raise funds for their communities

Posted: March 14, 2017

AUGUSTA — Sen. Bill Diamond, D-Windham, has introduced legislation that would allow law enforcement officers to collect donations for families of...

No excuse for GOP voter suppression efforts, say Senate Democrats

Posted: February 15, 2017

AUGUSTA — Two Democratic members of the Maine Senate objected Wednesday to GOP-sponsored legislation that would suppress the voting rights of...

Libby: Trump’s Muslim, refugee ban is moral failure unparalleled in modern era

Posted: January 29, 2017

AUGUSTA — Sen. Nate Libby, D-Lewiston, joined leaders of his city’s community of New Mainers in denouncing President Donald Trump’s executive...

Senate Democrats' committee assignments for 128th Legislature

Posted: December 29, 2016

AUGUSTA — Below is a full list of the committee assignments for the Maine Senate Democrats: Sen. Shenna Bellows of Manchester: Joint Standing...

Voters can rest assured they won’t be intimidated by cameramen on Election Day

Posted: October 31, 2016

AUGUSTA — Maine Senator and former Secretary of State Bill Diamond, D-Windham, is reminding voters that they can go to the polls this year free...

Senate Democrats hail decision to reform legislative reimbursement system

Posted: October 27, 2016

Action urged after documents revealed Sens. Collins and Cushing received taxpayer-funded reimbursements after paying expenses with donor cash...

Sen. Patrick: Senate Ethics Committee must investigate abuse of reimbursements by 2 GOP senators

Posted: October 24, 2016

AUGUSTA — Sen. John Patrick, D-Rumford, called Monday for the Senate President to convene the Senate Conduct and Ethics Committee to investigate...

Sen. Millett Announces that the FAFSA is Changing

Posted: October 12, 2016

As Maine students return to school, Sen. Rebecca Millett, D-Cape Elizabeth, wants to ensure that they and their families know about a recent change...