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Sen. Diamond introduces Real ID fix to guarantee Mainers’ travel rights

Posted: March 06, 2017

AUGUSTA — Legislation by Sen. Bill Diamond, D-Windham, would bring Maine into compliance with federal ID standards, ending burdensome new...

Libby introduces bill to improve, expand Maine's railroads

Posted: March 03, 2017

AUGUSTA — Sen. Nate Libby, D-Lewiston, introduced a bill Thursday that would push the Maine Department of Transportation to more aggressively...

Dion introduces bill to lower energy costs, expand natural gas infrastructure

Posted: March 02, 2017

AUGUSTA — A bill by Sen. Mark Dion, D-Portland, would extend the Public Utilities Commission’s authority to expand natural gas capacity in Maine,...

Jackson bill would stiffen penalties for domestic violence slayings

Posted: March 01, 2017

Bill would impose automatic life sentence to defendants who kill in act of domestic violence AUGUSTA — Sen. Troy Jackson, D-Allagash, presented a...

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...

Committee OKs bill to ban auto insurers from discriminating against seniors

Posted: February 28, 2017

AUGUSTA —A bill to protect Maine’s seniors from increased car insurance rates based solely on their age, received the unanimous support of the...

Legislation would improve attendance at public elementary schools

Posted: February 27, 2017

Sen. Libby’s bill extends truancy law to students as young as 5, protects parent’s rights AUGUSTA — A bill by Sen. Nate Libby, D-Lewiston,...

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...

Senators Millett, Breen praise decision to decrease speed limit on I-295

Posted: February 24, 2017

Augusta - Senators in southern Maine lauded a decision by the Maine Department of Transportation, announced Wednesday, to decrease the speed limit by...

Breen presents budget amendment to expand opioid treatment access

Breen presents budget amendment to expand opioid treatment access

Posted: February 23, 2017

$4.8 million plan would create grant to fund treatment for uninsured, MaineCare patients AUGUSTA — Sen. Cathy Breen of Falmouth, the lead Senate...