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Kids Safe Product Act Takes Center Stage

Posted: March 29, 2011

... The negative feedback to Hamper's bill has not gone unnoticed. Hamper says it's not his intention to put Maine kids at risk. "I don't see...

Mural’s planned removal heats up labor dispute

Posted: March 23, 2011

... Sen. Troy Jackson, an Allagash Democrat and logger heavily involved in labor issues, said the mural’s planned removal is just one more hostile...

Senator Gerzofsky's Office Hours To Focus On The Governor's Proposed State Budget

Posted: March 22, 2011

Senator Stan Gerzofsky will be holding his monthly office hours on Saturday, April 2, 2011 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Little Dog Coffee Shop on...

Senator Jackson at AFL-CIO Lobby Day

Posted: March 22, 2011

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Senator Patrick at ALF-CIO Lobby Day

Posted: March 22, 2011

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Maine bill would allow shorter school week

Posted: March 21, 2011

... Proponents have touted a four-day week as a way to save energy costs. Nationwide, more than 100 school districts already have made the move to...

Portland Legislative Delegation Hosts Forum to Discuss Proposed Budget With Local Residents

Posted: March 21, 2011

Senator Justin Alfond of Portland announced today that he, along with his legislative colleagues, will be hosting a public “Question and Answer”...

Radio Address - Sen. Hobbins on Government Transparency

Posted: March 19, 2011

Weekly Radio Address - Sen. Hobbins - March 19th, 2011 Good Morning and thank you for tuning in. This is Senate Democratic Leader, Barry Hobbins...

LePage assails previous DHHS administration

Posted: March 19, 2011

... Sen. Margaret Craven, D-Lewiston and a ranking Democrat on the committee, said the LePage administration may feel surprised because it fired...

Maine gov touts initiatives to help businesses

Posted: March 19, 2011

... In Saturday's Democratic radio address, Sen. Barry Hobbins of Saco said LePage has deviated from his promise of government transparency since...