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Sanborn bill protects life insurance consumers amid opioid crisis

Sanborn bill protects life insurance consumers amid opioid crisis

Posted: March 20, 2019

AUGUSTA — A bill from Sen. Heather Sanborn, D-Portland, would help make sure insurance companies can’t discriminate against the family, friends...

Dill introduces bill to help restore health of Penobscot River

Dill introduces bill to help restore health of Penobscot River

Posted: March 20, 2019

AUGUSTA — Sen. Jim Dill, D-Old Town, has introduced a bill that would help restore the Penobscot River. LD 817, “An Act To Advance the...

Diamond bill to help victims of sex trafficking moves forward

Diamond bill to help victims of sex trafficking moves forward

Posted: March 20, 2019

AUGUSTA — Legislation submitted by Sen. Bill Diamond, D-Windham, to help young victims of sex trafficking, received committee approval on...

Herbig bill to help victims of sexual assault receives unanimous, bipartisan support in committee

Herbig bill to help victims of sexual assault receives unanimous, bipartisan support in committee

Posted: March 20, 2019

AUGUSTA — On Wednesday, a bill by Sen. Erin Herbig, D-Belfast, to help victims of sexual assault and protect Maine communities was unanimously...

Sanborn bill to encourage energy conservation receives hearing

Sanborn bill to encourage energy conservation receives hearing

Posted: March 19, 2019

AUGUSTA — Legislation from Sen. Heather Sanborn, D-Portland, LD 1048 “An Act To Encourage Conservation in Determining Natural Gas Rates,”...

Sen. Carpenter introduces bill to protect buyers of life and health insurance policies

Posted: March 19, 2019

AUGUSTA – On Tuesday, March 19, Sen. Mike Carpenter, D-Houlton, presented his bill LD 1089, “An Act To Ban Discretionary Clauses in Life and...

Sen. Chenette’s PAC reform bill passes unanimously in legislature

Posted: March 19, 2019

AUGUSTA —On Tuesday, the Maine House of Representatives voted unanimously to support Sen. Justin Chenette’s, D-Saco, bill LD 256, “An Act To...

Millett bill receives committee approval to raise teacher minimum wage to $40,000

Millett bill receives committee approval to raise teacher minimum wage to $40,000

Posted: March 15, 2019

AUGUSTA — Legislation from Sen. Rebecca Millett, D-Cape Elizabeth, LD 898, “An Act To Provide for a Professional Wage and Support for New...

Claxton bill to help victims of assault receives unanimous support

Claxton bill to help victims of assault receives unanimous support

Posted: March 15, 2019

AUGUSTA — Legislation from Sen. Ned Claxton, D-Auburn, LD 779, “An Act To Improve the Definition of ‘Strangulation’ in the “Aggravated...

Jackson, Maine Senate Democrats roll out ambitious prescription drug reform proposal

Jackson, Maine Senate Democrats roll out ambitious prescription drug reform proposal

Posted: March 14, 2019

Legislation would make prescription drugs more affordable, more accessible and hold both drugmakers and middlemen accountable “Our...