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Jackson bill to fund “Mainers feeding Mainers” program becomes law

Jackson bill to fund “Mainers feeding Mainers” program becomes law

Posted: July 01, 2019

AUGUSTA—Legislation from Senate President Troy Jackson, D-Allagash, to bolster hunger relief efforts and support local farms, was signed into law...

Gov. Mills signs Sen. Bellows bill to modernize access to school meals

Gov. Mills signs Sen. Bellows bill to modernize access to school meals

Posted: June 27, 2019

Gov. Janet Mills signed legislation introduced by Sen. Shenna Bellows, D-Manchester, to modernize the application process for free meals for Maine...

Gov. Mills signs new law to provide stable funding for vital wastewater infrastructure

Gov. Mills signs new law to provide stable funding for vital wastewater infrastructure

Posted: June 27, 2019

Legislation from Sen. Eloise Vitelli, D-Arrowsic, to ensure a stable funding source for vital water and wastewater infrastructure upkeep and upgrades...

Gov. Mills signs Sen. Libby law to reduce lead poisoning rates

Gov. Mills signs Sen. Libby law to reduce lead poisoning rates

Posted: June 27, 2019

Legislation sponsored by Sen. Nate Libby, D-Lewiston, to reduce lead poisoning rates among Maine children, LD 1116 “An Act To Strengthen the Lead...

Senate Democrats' comprehensive prescription drug reform package becomes law

Senate Democrats' comprehensive prescription drug reform package becomes law

Posted: June 26, 2019

Legislation makes prescription medication more affordable and more accessible while holding pharmaceutical companies and corporate middlemen...

Senate passes Bellows bill to empower public employees when private data is stolen

Senate passes Bellows bill to empower public employees when private data is stolen

Posted: June 21, 2019

On Thursday, the Maine Senate unanimously enacted for a bill from Sen. Shenna Bellows, D-Manchester, to require that municipalities and school...

Senate passes Libby bill to better compensate victims of property crimes

Senate passes Libby bill to better compensate victims of property crimes

Posted: June 21, 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 unanimously enacts Bellows bill to improve addiction recovery services in Maine

Senate unanimously enacts Bellows bill to improve addiction recovery services in Maine

Posted: June 21, 2019

On Thursday, the Maine Senate unanimously enacted a bill from Sen. Shenna Bellows, D-Manchester, to improve addiction recovery services and outcomes...

Senate passes Bellows bill to increase staffing for Child Welfare Services Ombudsman Program

Senate passes Bellows bill to increase staffing for Child Welfare Services Ombudsman Program

Posted: June 21, 2019

A bill sponsored by Sen. Shenna Bellows, D-Manchester, LD 1094, “An Act To Increase Funding for Staffing for the Child Welfare Services Ombudsman...

Senate enacts Bellows bill to curb student hunger

Senate enacts Bellows bill to curb student hunger

Posted: June 21, 2019

The Maine Senate voted unanimously on Thursday for a bill introduced by Sen. Shenna Bellows, D-Manchester, to modernize the application process for...