Stay up to date:

Newsroom

President Jackson, Speaker Gideon release statement on the state of emergency

President Jackson, Speaker Gideon release statement on the state of emergency

Posted: March 16, 2020

AUGUSTA – Governor Janet Mills signed a proclamation of civil emergency to further protect public health in response to the continued spread of...

President Jackson, Speaker Gideon Issue Guidance on Legislative Activity in Response to Coronavirus

President Jackson, Speaker Gideon Issue Guidance on Legislative Activity in Response to Coronavirus

Posted: March 13, 2020

AUGUSTA – Today, Gov. Janet T. Mills declared an insurance emergency following the first presumptive positive case of the 2019 novel...

Jackson, Legislative Democrats’ Patients First bills clear committee

Jackson, Legislative Democrats’ Patients First bills clear committee

Posted: March 13, 2020

AUGUSTA — The Health Coverage, Insurance and Financial Services Committee has approved all four bills included in Legislative Democrats’...

Maine Senate approves Sen. Herbig’s bill to improve reliable access to high-speed internet

Maine Senate approves Sen. Herbig’s bill to improve reliable access to high-speed internet

Posted: March 13, 2020

AUGUSTA — The Maine Senate on Tuesday voted in support of a bill from Sen. Erin Herbig, D-Belfast, to invest in high-speed reliable internet...

Committee approves Vitelli bill to help Mainer workers plan for secure, independent retirement

Committee approves Vitelli bill to help Mainer workers plan for secure, independent retirement

Posted: March 13, 2020

AUGUSTA — A bill from Assistant Senate Majority Leader Eloise Vitelli, D-Arrowsic, on Wednesday received strong support from the Legislature’s...

Senate unanimously supports Sen. Deschambault’s bill to commemorate a major leader in Franco-American history

Senate unanimously supports Sen. Deschambault’s bill to commemorate a major leader in Franco-American history

Posted: March 13, 2020

AUGUSTA — A bill from Sen. Susan Deschambault, D-Biddeford, LD 1927, “Resolve, Directing the Department of Transportation To Erect and...

Sen. Carpenter’s bill to maintain emergency health services in Central Aroostook County becomes law

Sen. Carpenter’s bill to maintain emergency health services in Central Aroostook County becomes law

Posted: March 12, 2020

AUGUSTA —Gov. Janet Mills has signed an emergency bill introduced by Sen. Mike Carpenter, D-Houlton, to maintain an ambulance service in Central...

Bellows’ bill to increase reimbursement rates receives public hearing

Bellows’ bill to increase reimbursement rates receives public hearing

Posted: March 10, 2020

AUGUSTA — Sen. Shenna Bellows, D-Manchester, on Monday presented a bill to increase home care reimbursement rates for Maine seniors. LD 2137,...

Bill to study emissions in South Portland advances in Maine Senate

Bill to study emissions in South Portland advances in Maine Senate

Posted: March 06, 2020

AUGUSTA— On Thursday, a bill from Sen. Rebecca Millett, D-Cape Elizabeth, received unanimous support in the Maine Senate. The bill, LD 1915,...

Bellows bill to safeguard taxpayer dollars from bad privatization schemes clears committee

Bellows bill to safeguard taxpayer dollars from bad privatization schemes clears committee

Posted: March 04, 2020

A bill introduced by Sen. Shenna Bellows, D-Manchester, to safeguard taxpayer dollars by tightening requirements on privatization of existing state...