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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...

Senate enacts Libby bill to strengthen health insurance and retirement fund for firefighters and law enforcement officers

Senate enacts Libby bill to strengthen health insurance and retirement fund for firefighters and law enforcement officers

Posted: June 21, 2019

Legislation from Sen. Nate Libby, D-Lewiston, to strengthen the Retired County and Municipal Law Enforcement Officers and Municipal Firefighters...

Jackson nursing home bill heads to governor’s desk

Jackson nursing home bill heads to governor’s desk

Posted: June 20, 2019

AUGUSTA—The Maine Legislature voted to enact legislation from Senate President Troy Jackson, D-Allagash, that would support nursing homes, in a...

Senate passes Vitelli bill to encourage more Maine schools to buy fresh, local produce

Senate passes Vitelli bill to encourage more Maine schools to buy fresh, local produce

Posted: June 20, 2019

AUGUSTA — The Maine Senate on Wednesday passed a bill from Sen. Eloise Vitelli, D-Arrowsic, that would encourage public schools in Maine to buy...

Senate passes Breen bill to promote Maine children’s social and emotional well-being

Senate passes Breen bill to promote Maine children’s social and emotional well-being

Posted: June 20, 2019

AUGUSTA — The Maine Senate on Wednesday passed legislation from Sen. Cathy Breen, D-Falmouth, that would improve social and emotional health of...

Senate passes Libby bill to improve lead testing among Maine children

Senate passes Libby bill to improve lead testing among Maine children

Posted: June 20, 2019

AUGUSTA — Legislation sponsored by Senate Majority Leader Nate Libby, D-Lewiston, to reduce lead poisoning rates among Maine children was...

Legislature sends Jackson bill to fund “Mainers feeding Mainers” program to the governor’s desk

Legislature sends Jackson bill to fund “Mainers feeding Mainers” program to the governor’s desk

Posted: June 20, 2019

AUGUSTA—The Maine Legislature unanimously voted to enact legislation from Senate President Troy Jackson, D-Allagash, to bolster hunger relief...