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Libby bill would better compensate victims of property crimes

Libby bill would better compensate victims of property crimes

Posted: April 29, 2019

A bill sponsored by Sen. Nate Libby, D-Lewiston, would compensate victims of property crimes more quickly and fully than they are now. LD 1550, “An...

Senate approves Millett bill to raise teacher minimum wage

Senate approves Millett bill to raise teacher minimum wage

Posted: April 26, 2019

AUGUSTA — Legislation from Sen. Rebecca Millett, D-Cape Elizabeth, LD 898, “An Act To Provide for a Professional Wage and Support for New...

Sen. Sanborn bill to clarify local referendum ballots is sent to Gov. Mills

Sen. Sanborn bill to clarify local referendum ballots is sent to Gov. Mills

Posted: April 25, 2019

AUGUSTA — A bill introduced by Sen. Heather Sanborn, D-Portland, LD 53, “An Act To Clarify Local Referendum Ballots” was enacted in the Maine...

Maine Senate enacts Chenette bill to limit former lawmakers becoming lobbyists

Posted: April 25, 2019

AUGUSTA —On Thursday, the Maine Senate unanimously enacted a bill sponsored by Sen. Justin Chenette, D-Saco, LD 76, “An Act to Strengthen the...

Claxton submits bill to fight for Androscoggin County and all state homeowners

Claxton submits bill to fight for Androscoggin County and all state homeowners

Posted: April 25, 2019

AUGUSTA — Legislation from Sen. Ned Claxton, D-Auburn, LD 1327, “An Act To Require Residential Mortgage Loan Servicers To Act in Good Faith in...

Sen. Lawrence sponsors bill to promote solar energy usage in Maine

Posted: April 24, 2019

AUGUSTA – On Wednesday, Sen. Mark Lawrence, D-Eliot, introduced a bill to incentivize the installation of solar energy equipment through a property...

Millett introduces bill to help decrease gun deaths in Maine

Millett introduces bill to help decrease gun deaths in Maine

Posted: April 24, 2019

AUGUSTA — Legislation introduced by Sen. Rebecca Millett, D-Cape Elizabeth, would help reduce firearms-related deaths in Maine. LD 1312, “An Act...

Breen submits bill to improve safety at polling places

Breen submits bill to improve safety at polling places

Posted: April 24, 2019

AUGUSTA — Legislation submitted by Sen. Cathy Breen, D-Falmouth, would allow municipalities and counties to set rules regarding firearms at polling...

Senate unanimously passes Millett bill to ban e-cigarettes from schools

Senate unanimously passes Millett bill to ban e-cigarettes from schools

Posted: April 24, 2019

AUGUSTA — The Maine Senate voted to approve a bill from Sen. Rebecca Millett, D-Cape Elizabeth, that would ban e-cigarettes from Maine schools. LD...

Millett bill to help community schools support thriving children

Millett bill to help community schools support thriving children

Posted: April 24, 2019

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