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Category: Veterans and Legal Affairs

Sen. Luchini bill to support Maine theaters receives unanimous, bipartisan approval in committee

Posted: May 07, 2021

AUGUSTA – On Wednesday, a bill from Sen. Louie Luchini, D-Ellsworth, to support Maine theaters and performing arts centers by allowing them to...

Sen. Maxmin introduces bill to improve PAC finance laws

Posted: May 06, 2021

AUGUSTA — On Wednesday, Sen. Chloe Maxmin, D-Nobleboro, introduced a bill to improve Maine’s laws regarding spending by political action...

Sen. Baldacci introduces bill to legalize sports betting in Maine

Posted: April 30, 2021

AUGUSTA — On Friday, Sen. Joe Baldacci, D-Bangor, introduced a bill to legalize sports betting in Maine and use some of the revenue generated to...

Sen. Luchini introduces bill to permanently implement 2020 election upgrades

Posted: April 22, 2021

AUGUSTA — On Wednesday, Sen. Louie Luchini, D-Ellsworth, introduced LD 1363, “An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Elections.” The legislation...

Sen. Maxmin introduces bill to create semi-open primaries in Maine

Posted: April 13, 2021

AUGUSTA — On Monday, Sen. Chloe Maxmin, D-Nobleboro, introduced LD 231, “An Act To Establish Open Primaries,” which would allow unenrolled...

Sen. Rafferty introduces Veterans Bill of Rights proposal

Posted: April 06, 2021

AUGUSTA — On Monday, Sen. Joe Rafferty, D-Kennebunk, introduced a Veterans Bill of Rights proposal, which would help guarantee veterans in Maine...

Sen. Luchini bill to help Maine liquor manufacturers grow their market receives bipartisan support

Posted: March 03, 2021

AUGUSTA – On Wednesday, a bill sponsored by Sen. Louie Luchini, D-Ellsworth, to allow Maine manufacturers of alcohol to sell directly to...

Committee passes Sen. Luchini bill to continue help for restaurants, bars hurt by pandemic

Posted: February 17, 2021

AUGUSTA — On Wednesday, a bill sponsored by Sen. Louis Luchini, D-Ellsworth, to extend regulatory provisions put in place to help restaurants and...

Sen. Luchini introduces bill to continue help for restaurants, bars hurt by pandemic

Posted: February 08, 2021

AUGUSTA — On Monday, Sen. Louis Luchini, D-Ellsworth, introduced LD 205, “An Act To Extend the Ability of Restaurants and Bars To Serve Alcohol...

Sen. Deschambault appointed chair of the Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee

Posted: December 14, 2020

AUGUSTA — Sen. Susan Deschambault, D-Biddeford, has been appointed to serve as Senate chair of the Joint Standing Committee on Criminal Justice...