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Sen. Miramant introduces bill to improve cosmetology licensing process

Sen. Miramant introduces bill to improve cosmetology licensing process

Posted: February 21, 2019

AUGUSTA — A bill by Sen. Dave Miramant, D-Camden, would improve the cosmetology licensing process by clarifying that out-of-state training meets...

Bellows bill to increase fairness for retired state employees and teachers advances

Bellows bill to increase fairness for retired state employees and teachers advances

Posted: February 21, 2019

AUGUSTA — A bill by Sen. Shenna Bellows, D-Manchester, to increase fairness between retired Mainers who receive a public pension and retired...

Herbig presents high-speed internet bond proposal

Herbig presents high-speed internet bond proposal

Posted: February 21, 2019

AUGUSTA— On Tuesday, Sen. Erin Herbig, D-Waldo, introduced a bond proposal to bring reliable, high-speed internet access to rural Maine at a public...

Millett introduces bill to improve testing for lead in school drinking water

Millett introduces bill to improve testing for lead in school drinking water

Posted: February 21, 2019

AUGUSTA — A bill sponsored by Sen. Millett, D-Cape Elizabeth, would strengthen and improve testing for lead in drinking and cooking water in Maine...

Sen. Carpenter introduces bill to ban liquid nicotine containers

Sen. Carpenter introduces bill to ban liquid nicotine containers

Posted: February 21, 2019

AUGUSTA – Sen. Mike Carpenter, D-Houlton, presented his bill LD 551, “An Act To Ban Nicotine Liquid Containers,” at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19 to...

Sen. Chenette proposes electric vehicle tax break

Sen. Chenette proposes electric vehicle tax break

Posted: February 21, 2019

AUGUSTA — Sen. Justin Chenette has proposed a $1,500 tax credit to incentivize the purchase of electric vehicles within the state of Maine. LD...

President Jackson releases statement on making Election Day a state holiday

President Jackson releases statement on making Election Day a state holiday

Posted: February 20, 2019

AUGUSTA— On Wednesday, the Legislature’s Committee on State and Local Government held a public hearing on legislation to make Election Day a...

Bill to Recapitalize the School Revolving Renovation Fund

Bill to Recapitalize the School Revolving Renovation Fund

Posted: February 15, 2019

AUGUSTA — Legislation from Sen. Rebecca Millett, D-Cape Elizabeth, which would give Maine schools the funds to make necessary repairs, upgrades and...

Bill introduced to provide stable funding for vital wastewater infrastructure upgrades

Bill introduced to provide stable funding for vital wastewater infrastructure upgrades

Posted: February 15, 2019

AUGUSTA — A bill introduced by Rep. Jen Dechant, D-Bath, and now being steered by Sen. Eloise Vitelli, D-Arrowsic, to ensure a stable funding...

Maine Senate Majority Office internships available

Maine Senate Majority Office internships available

Posted: February 14, 2019

The Senate Majority Office will hire two interns for summer 2019. During the course of the summer, interns will help with all aspects of the...