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Libby submits bill to guarantee right to in-person jail visitations

Libby submits bill to guarantee right to in-person jail visitations

Posted: December 15, 2017

Legislation would repeal rule giving sheriffs ability to make families use video conferencing AUGUSTA — Legislation introduced by Sen. Nate Libby,...

Radio Address: Sen. Dill says Opioid Task Force recommendations would boost recovery, save lives

Radio Address: Sen. Dill says Opioid Task Force recommendations would boost recovery, save lives

Posted: December 15, 2017

More Americans have died from the current drug addiction and overdose epidemic than were killed in the entire Vietnam War. Future generations...

Radio Address: Jackson says working-class families shouldn’t suffer so the ultra-rich can get a tax cut

Radio Address: Jackson says working-class families shouldn’t suffer so the ultra-rich can get a tax cut

Posted: November 30, 2017

Hello, this is Senate Democratic Leader Troy Jackson. Thanks for tuning in. While families in Aroostook County struggle to make ends meet,...

Radio Address: Sen. Gratwick urges Mainers to shop for health care before open enrollment ends Dec. 15

Radio Address: Sen. Gratwick urges Mainers to shop for health care before open enrollment ends Dec. 15

Posted: November 17, 2017

Good day, this is Senator Geoff Gratwick, from Bangor. Thanks for tuning in. All Americans have a right to affordable, quality health care. As a...

Radio Address: Jackson urges action to save Northern Maine logging jobs

Radio Address: Jackson urges action to save Northern Maine logging jobs

Posted: November 02, 2017

For decades, unfair international competition has put the squeeze on the men and women in Maine’s woods. Big landowners hire Canadians to work...

New laws enacted by Senate Democrats take effect today

New laws enacted by Senate Democrats take effect today

Posted: November 01, 2017

Leaders laud new environmental and consumer protections, public health infrastructure AUGUSTA — New laws championed by Senate Democrats take...

Radio Address: Congress must protect health care for 22,300 Maine children

Radio Address: Congress must protect health care for 22,300 Maine children

Posted: October 20, 2017

Hello, this is Senator Rebecca Millett. Thanks for tuning in. In 2009, President Barack Obama said: “No child in America should be receiving...

Weekly Radio Address: Cenette says Legislature must close PAC loopholes

Weekly Radio Address: Cenette says Legislature must close PAC loopholes

Posted: October 13, 2017

The historically low trust the public has in its elected officials is directly tied to the presence and influence of big money in politics. If...

Weekly Radio Address: Chipman says DHHS must be held accountable for failure to protect disabled Mainers

Weekly Radio Address: Chipman says DHHS must be held accountable for failure to protect disabled Mainers

Posted: September 22, 2017

A federal investigation has found that the Department of Health and Human Services failed to protect disabled Mainers in its care. In the face of...

Radio Address — Sen. Diamond: It's time to rethink economic development, job creation

Radio Address — Sen. Diamond: It's time to rethink economic development, job creation

Posted: September 08, 2017

Every year, our state’s taxpayers foot the bill for a $12 million program designed to promote economic activity in struggling communities and...