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RADIO ADDRESS: We must reject LePage’s effort to fund tax cuts for the rich on the backs of homeowners

RADIO ADDRESS: We must reject LePage’s effort to fund tax cuts for the rich on the backs of homeowners

Posted: February 10, 2017

We value our independence. And there’s nothing that jeopardizes that independence like the threat of losing your home. Unfortunately, that’s...

Millett bill to help vocational students get into careers wins committee approval

Posted: February 09, 2017

AUGUSTA — A bill that would help vocational students find good-paying jobs and address a skill shortage in Maine’s workforce cleared an initial...

Sen. Millett statement on South Portland anti-bigotry resolution

Posted: February 07, 2017

AUGUSTA — Sen. Rebecca Millett, a Democrat who represents South Portland, Cape Elizabeth and part of Scarborough, offered testimony Monday night...

Children’s Caucus to host military, law enforcement experts Tuesday

Posted: February 06, 2017

Early childhood education would drive down crime, increase eligibility for armed service AUGUSTA — The Legislative Children’s Caucus will hold...

Sen. Libby introduces bill to give parents ability to opt students out of standardized tests

Posted: February 06, 2017

Parents testify in favor of legislation at Education Committee on Monday AUGUSTA — Sen. Nate Libby, D-Lewiston, has introduced a bill aimed at...

Bill to lower college costs endorsed by Education Committee

Posted: February 02, 2017

AUGUSTA — A majority of the Legislature’s Education and Cultural Affairs committee voted on Wednesday to support a bill by Sen. Rebecca Millett,...

Senate Democrats focused on reining in out-of-control property taxes

Posted: February 02, 2017

AUGUSTA — Senate Democrats in the Maine Legislature will stand with Maine’s property taxpayers who risk being priced out of their homes because...

Bill to allow alcohol sales on cruises sails through committee

Posted: February 01, 2017

AUGUSTA — The Legislature’s Veterans and Legal Affairs Committee gave its unanimous, bipartisan endorsement to a bill by Sen. Dave Miramant,...

Diamond bill would make Maine comply with federal ID standards

Posted: February 01, 2017

Maine must take action to protect citizens’ freedom of travel, not wait for Congress AUGUSTA — Sen. Bill Diamond, D-Windham, stressed Wednesday...

Sen. Bellows signs letter denouncing Trump’s anti-refugee, anti-Muslim order

Posted: January 31, 2017

HALLOWELL — Sen. Shenna Bellows, D-Manchester, joined other elected officials as well as community members and clergy from the capital region in...