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Legislative Council approves Millett bill to fix Maine’s education funding formula

Posted: December 23, 2019

AUGUSTA — On Thursday, the Legislative Council approved a bill from Sen. Rebecca Millett, D-Cape Elizabeth, LR 3126, “An Act To Remove from...

AARP names Sen. Heather Sanborn 2019 Rx Price Fighter

Posted: December 12, 2019

AUGUSTA — Sen. Heather Sanborn, D-Portland, has been recognized by AARP for her work fighting for Maine consumers and patients. Sen. Sanborn was...

Senate Democrats want to hear from you!

Posted: October 17, 2019

As we head into the next session, we want to hear from you about the issues that matter most to you, your family and your community....

Sen. Millett earns high marks for pro-environment voting record

Posted: September 27, 2019

AUGUSTA — Sen. Rebecca Millett, D-Cape Elizabeth, earned a perfect score from the Maine Conservation Voters for her votes to preserve Maine’s...

New laws championed by Sen. Millett take effect today

Posted: September 19, 2019

AUGUSTA— A number of new laws sponsored and supported by Sen. Rebecca Millett take effect today, Sept. 19. Maine people will begin to benefit from...

Area legislators to hold public office hours

Posted: September 09, 2019

Sen. Eloise Vitelli, D-Arrowsic, Rep. Sean Paulhus, D-Bath, and Rep. Allison Hepler, D-Woolwich, will hold public office hours next weekend. Sen....

Senators Carson and Vitelli earn perfect attendance records in 2019 legislative session

Posted: July 26, 2019

Sen. Brownie Carson, D-Harpswell, and Sen. Eloise Vitelli, D-Arrowsic, earned perfect attendance and voting records during the recently concluded...

Senate Democrats unanimously defeat bill that would undermine workers’ rights

Posted: May 23, 2019

AUGUSTA—All Democratic members of the Maine Senate voted against legislation from Rep. Larry Lockman, R-Bradley, that would undercut the ability of...

Claxton bill to help victims of assault receives unanimous support

Posted: March 15, 2019

AUGUSTA — Legislation from Sen. Ned Claxton, D-Auburn, LD 779, “An Act To Improve the Definition of ‘Strangulation’ in the “Aggravated...

Libby bill to reduce obesity and chronic disease in Maine clears committee

Posted: March 07, 2019

A bill introduced by Sen. Nate Libby, D-Lewiston, to reduce obesity and chronic disease rates in Maine, was unanimously endorsed by the...