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Sen. Hill welcomes York Middle School students to the Maine Senate

Posted: April 20, 2016

Theo Masterson, Luke Charpentier, and William Batchelder, students at York Middle School, recently served as Honorary Pages in the Maine Senate for...

Sen. Patrick: Competing measure on minimum wage is nonstarter

Posted: March 02, 2016

AUGUSTA — Sen. John Patrick, the lead Senate Democrat on the Legislature’s Labor, Commerce and Economic Development Committee, said Wednesday...

The Maine Senate Democrats are on Instagram!

Posted: February 10, 2016

The Maine Senate Democrats have joined Instagram! Give us a follow for photos and updates from the State House and beyond....

$12 million in unclaimed cash owed to Mainers this year

Posted: February 08, 2016

The Office of the State Treasurer has received more than $12 million in the form of unclaimed property in the past year, and we are urging all...

Senator Patrick receives Legislator of the Year award from American Legion

Posted: February 01, 2016

AUGUSTA – Sen. John Patrick, D-Rumford, was awarded the American Legion's Legislator of the Year for 2015 in Maine. The award honored Sen. Patrick...

Sen. Breen advocates for Maine's deaf students

Posted: January 13, 2016

AUGUSTA — A bill by Sen. Cathy Breen, D-Falmouth, to cut needless red tape for Maine’s only school for deaf students received a public hearing...

Sen. Valentino receives FAME’s Dirigo Legislative Champion Award

Posted: November 20, 2015

AUGUSTA — Democratic Sen. Linda Valentino of Saco received an award from the Finance Authority of Maine, or FAME, in recognition of her steadfast...

Democratic Weekly Address: Alfond says, “Democrats--and even many Republican lawmakers--are calling for an end to such divisive behavior and irresponsible governing”

Posted: August 17, 2015

The Supreme Court’s ruling reaffirmed more than four decades of precedent. They confirmed clearly and unambiguously the Constitutional parameters...

SENATE OVERRIDES GOVERNOR'S VETO ON MOOSE PERMIT CHANGE

Posted: May 19, 2015

AUGUSTA - In a unanimous vote of 34-0, the Maine Senate voted to override Governor Paul LePage’s veto of a bill that would allow the Commissioner...

MEASURE TO BOOST HOME-BASED HEALTH CARE BROADLY SUPPORTED

Posted: May 06, 2015

AUGUSTA - A measure addressing the chronic underfunding of Maine’s home-based care system received strong bipartisan and broad community support...