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Democratic leaders urge end to pension scare tactics

Posted: March 08, 2011

Senate and House Democratic leaders today urged an end to “crisis” rhetoric on state pensions and called for the governor to clarify how cuts to...

Numbers game

Posted: March 07, 2011

Sen. Margaret Craven, D-Lewiston, who serves on the Health and Human Services Committee, said she will keep an open mind, but she is astounded that...

Radio Address - Sen. Patrick on Voting Rights

Posted: March 05, 2011

Weekly Radio Address - Senator John Patrick - March 5th, 2011 Good morning. This is Senator John Patrick from Rumford. Thank you for tuning in to...

Majority of Senate Democrats Vote Against Newly Confirmed Education Commissioner

Posted: March 03, 2011

Ten Maine Democratic Senators voted against Steve Bowen’s nomination to lead Maine’s Department of Education citing concerns about Bowen’s lack...

LePage budget has opponents organizing in St. John Valley

Posted: March 02, 2011

... Sen. Jackson said, "It's $524 million of your money that's coming out, and $204 million is going to rich people."  Jackson added, "To turn...

Democratic Leader Proposes Legislation Aimed at Protecting Maine's Senior Citizens

Posted: March 02, 2011

Senate Democratic Leader Barry Hobbins of Saco testified today during the Joint Standing Committee on Insurance and Financial Services regarding a...

Radio Address - Sen. Alfond on the Budget

Posted: February 19, 2011

Weekly Radio Address - Sen. Alfond - February 19th, 2011 Good morning. And, thank you for tuning in to the Democratic Weekly Radio Address. I'm...

Maine Lawmaker Proposes to Close Child Porn Loophole

Posted: February 16, 2011

... A state senator is proposing to make it a crime to view child pornography online. Sen. Bill Diamond, a Windham Democrat, says while it's...

LePage cabinet may be on way to be oldest over

Posted: February 13, 2011

... Philip Congdon, 69, a retired engineer who worked in the LePage campaign, is the new Economic and Community Development Commissioner. Testifying...

Unions see threat in dues proposal

Posted: February 13, 2011

... Democrats still oppose the measure, and the state AFL-CIO has identified the fight as its top priority. "I just don't know how anyone can say,...