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Legislature to hear Dion “Red Flag” bill

Legislature to hear Dion “Red Flag” bill

Posted: February 27, 2018

 AUGUSTA — The Legislative Council on Tuesday voted 7-3 to approve an after-deadline bill request from Sen. Mark Dion, D-Portland, LR 2943,...

Legislature to hear Millett bill to prioritize funding for school safety and security upgrades

Legislature to hear Millett bill to prioritize funding for school safety and security upgrades

Posted: February 27, 2018

AUGUSTA — The Legislative Council on Tuesday unanimously approved an after-deadline bill request from Sen. Rebecca Millett, D-Cape Elizabeth,...

RADIO ADDRESS: Access to mental health care makes it possible for more Mainers to participate in our communities and economy

RADIO ADDRESS: Access to mental health care makes it possible for more Mainers to participate in our communities and economy

Posted: February 26, 2018

 If we want all Mainers to actively participate in our communities and contribute to our economy, we need to make sure they can get the health...

Senate gives initial approval to funding bill for Downeast Correctional Facility

Senate gives initial approval to funding bill for Downeast Correctional Facility

Posted: February 16, 2018

AUGUSTA — The Maine Senate voted 31-3 to pass a bill the amended LD 1704, “An Act To Fund the Downeast Correctional Facility” on Thursday. The...

Senate unanimously approves Vitelli bill to protect children from visual sexual aggression

Senate unanimously approves Vitelli bill to protect children from visual sexual aggression

Posted: February 16, 2018

AUGUSTA —The Maine Senate unanimously approved a bill by Sen. Eloise Vitelli, of Arrowsic, to protect children from visual sexual aggression on...

Jackson responds to LePage State of the State Address

Jackson responds to LePage State of the State Address

Posted: February 14, 2018

  AUGUSTA--Senate Democratic Leader Troy Jackson of Allagash released the following statement in response to Governor LePage's Sate of the...

Sen. Diamond presses administration on pre-release facility

Posted: February 09, 2018

AUGUSTA — Earlier this morning, Gov. LePage began the process of closing the Down East Correctional Facility in Machiasport. In the aftermath of...

Statement from Sen. Jackson on the Governor’s decision to close Downeast Correctional Facility

Posted: February 09, 2018

AUGUSTA — Senate Democratic Leader Troy Jackson, of Allagash, released the following statement after learning of the governor’s order to remove...

RADIO ADDRESS: Mainers living paycheck to paycheck ought to know that we have their back

RADIO ADDRESS: Mainers living paycheck to paycheck ought to know that we have their back

Posted: February 08, 2018

Mainers work hard to heat their homes, put food on the table and make ends meet. The last thing we want to worry about is being taken advantage...

Senate Republicans kill Libby’s pedestrian safety bill

Senate Republicans kill Libby’s pedestrian safety bill

Posted: February 08, 2018

AUGUSTA--On Thursday, Senate Republicans overwhelmingly voted against a bill to improve pedestrian safety in a party-line vote. LD 584, “An Act To...