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Committee supports Libby bill to increase number of high-quality teachers in high-need schools

Committee supports Libby bill to increase number of high-quality teachers in high-need schools

Posted: May 07, 2019

Legislation from Sen. Nate Libby, D-Lewiston, to increase the number of high-quality teachers in high-need school districts was endorsed in the...

Millett’s earned paid time off bill receives unanimous support in initial Senate votes

Millett’s earned paid time off bill receives unanimous support in initial Senate votes

Posted: May 07, 2019

AUGUSTA— The Maine Senate unanimously approved legislation from Sen. Rebecca Millett, D-Cape Elizabeth, that would create a statewide earned paid...

Committee unanimously supports Sen. Libby bill to improve the quality of memory care facilities

Committee unanimously supports Sen. Libby bill to improve the quality of memory care facilities

Posted: May 06, 2019

Legislation from Sen. Nate Libby, D-Lewiston, to improve the quality of care provided to residents in memory care facilities was unanimously...

Sen. Millett introduces bill to increase funding for child care providers

Sen. Millett introduces bill to increase funding for child care providers

Posted: May 06, 2019

Millett: “Ensuring our youngest children have the opportunity to build strong foundations is essential to their accomplishments in their school...

Carpenter bill to protect animals receives committee approval

Posted: May 03, 2019

AUGUSTA — A bill from Sen. Mike Carpenter, D-Houlton, LD 1090, "An Act To Update the Criminal Animal Welfare Laws," received approval from the...

Jackson introduces bill to support rural hospitals

Posted: May 03, 2019

AUGUSTA—A bill from Senate President Troy Jackson, D-Allagash, to support rural hospitals received a public hearing before the Legislature’s...

Sen. Millett introduces bill to increase access to public preschool programs

Sen. Millett introduces bill to increase access to public preschool programs

Posted: May 03, 2019

AUGUSTA — Legislation from Sen. Rebecca Millett, D-Cape Elizabeth, LD 1428, “An Act To Require the State To Fund 50 Percent of Public Preschool...

Libby bill would increase number of high-quality teachers in high-need schools

Libby bill would increase number of high-quality teachers in high-need schools

Posted: May 02, 2019

Legislation from Sen. Nate Libby, D-Lewiston, to increase the number of high-quality teachers in high-need school districts was the subject of a...

Millett bill to grow community schools receives committee approval

Millett bill to grow community schools receives committee approval

Posted: May 01, 2019

AUGUSTA — Legislation from Sen. Rebecca Millett, D-Cape Elizabeth, LD 1216 “An Act to Support Community Schools,” received approval from the...

Jackson introduces legislation to Maine’s promote wood-based energy industry

Jackson introduces legislation to Maine’s promote wood-based energy industry

Posted: May 01, 2019

AUGUSTA — Legislation from Senate President Troy Jackson, D-Allagash, to support Maine’s emerging wood-based energy industry, received public...