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Category: Veterans and Legal Affairs

RADIO ADDRESS: Respecting the will of the people, the Secretary of State and the legislative process

Posted: April 06, 2018

Government works best when all branches and office operate within their scope of power as outlined in the Maine Constitution. To me, it is...

Libby presents bill to guarantee fairness for Maine Veterans

Posted: March 01, 2017

LD 465 prevents Bureau of Veterans Services from dismissing veterans who need help AUGUSTA — Sen. Nate Libby was joined by veterans and advocates...

Bill targets ‘pay-to-play’ by banning lobbyists’ political contributions

Posted: February 27, 2017

AUGUSTA — A bill by Sen. Justin Chenette, D-Saco, would prohibit legislators from accepting donations from lobbyists, corporations and special...

Bill to allow alcohol sales on cruises sails through committee

Posted: February 01, 2017

AUGUSTA — The Legislature’s Veterans and Legal Affairs Committee gave its unanimous, bipartisan endorsement to a bill by Sen. Dave Miramant,...

Senate enacts bill to address errors in marijuana legalization law

Posted: January 26, 2017

LD 88 ensures minors are barred from use of pot, extends rulemaking period for three months AUGUSTA —Sen. Mike Carpenter, D-Houlton, hailed...

Miramant bill would create liquor license for overnight cruises

Posted: January 24, 2017

Legislation would cut red tape for vessels to offer drinks on pleasure trips AUGUSTA — A bill by Sen. Dave Miramant, D-Camden, would allow...

Miramant bill would create liquor license for overnight cruises

Posted: January 24, 2017

Legislation would cut red tape for vessels to offer drinks on pleasure trips AUGUSTA — A bill by Sen. Dave Miramant, D-Camden, would allow...

Sen. Chenette proposes ban on lobbyist contributions

Posted: January 19, 2017

AUGUSTA — Maine lawmakers would no longer be allowed to accept campaign contributions from lobbyists under a bill unveiled Thursday by Sen. Justin...

Sen. Chenette: No immediate need for marijuana moratorium

Posted: January 18, 2017

AUGUSTA — Sen. Justin Chenette, D-Saco, said Tuesday that there is no need for the Maine Legislature to enact three-month extension on the deadline...

Sen. Carpenter appointed committees on Veterans and Legal Affairs, Inland Fisheries and Wildlife

Posted: December 27, 2016

AUGUSTA — Sen. Mike Carpenter, D-Houlton, has been appointed by the Senate President to the Legislature’s Joint Standing Committee on Veterans...