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RADIO ADDRESS: The Legislature must do more to ensure our children make it safely to adulthood

RADIO ADDRESS: The Legislature must do more to ensure our children make it safely to adulthood

Posted: March 09, 2018

What does it take to ensure that all Maine children can grow up to be successful and productive adults? Is it a quality early education, regular...

Senate gives initial approval to Dill assisted living bill

Senate gives initial approval to Dill assisted living bill

Posted: March 07, 2018

AUGUSTA — The Maine Senate overwhelmingly endorsed a bill from Sen. Jim Dill, D-Old Town, to fund assisted living centers for seniors in an initial...

Jackson statement regarding LePage tax conformity proposal

Jackson statement regarding LePage tax conformity proposal

Posted: March 02, 2018

AUGUSTA - In a joint hearing of the Taxation and Appropriations and Financial Affairs Committee, the LePage Administration presented their...

Insurance Committee overwhelmingly approves Vitelli’s bill to curtail predatory student loan practices

Posted: March 02, 2018

AUGUSTA — The Legislature’s Insurance and Financial Affairs Committee voted on Thursday to recommend the passage of LD 1507, a bill that would...

Libby releases statement in support of anti-harassment bill

Libby releases statement in support of anti-harassment bill

Posted: February 28, 2018

AUGUSTA--Assistant Senate Democratic Leader Nate Libby, of Lewiston, released the following statement in response to the public hearing on LD 1842,...

Republican leadership votes to kill Millett bill seeking school threat data

Republican leadership votes to kill Millett bill seeking school threat data

Posted: February 28, 2018

AUGUSTA —On Tuesday, Republican leadership voted in Legislative Council to kill an after-deadline bill request from Sen. Rebecca Millett, D-Cape...

Legislature to hear Dion “Red Flag” bill

Legislature to hear Dion “Red Flag” bill

Posted: February 27, 2018

 AUGUSTA — The Legislative Council on Tuesday voted 7-3 to approve an after-deadline bill request from Sen. Mark Dion, D-Portland, LR 2943,...

Legislature to hear Millett bill to prioritize funding for school safety and security upgrades

Legislature to hear Millett bill to prioritize funding for school safety and security upgrades

Posted: February 27, 2018

AUGUSTA — The Legislative Council on Tuesday unanimously approved an after-deadline bill request from Sen. Rebecca Millett, D-Cape Elizabeth,...

RADIO ADDRESS: Access to mental health care makes it possible for more Mainers to participate in our communities and economy

RADIO ADDRESS: Access to mental health care makes it possible for more Mainers to participate in our communities and economy

Posted: February 26, 2018

 If we want all Mainers to actively participate in our communities and contribute to our economy, we need to make sure they can get the health...

Senate gives initial approval to funding bill for Downeast Correctional Facility

Senate gives initial approval to funding bill for Downeast Correctional Facility

Posted: February 16, 2018

AUGUSTA — The Maine Senate voted 31-3 to pass a bill the amended LD 1704, “An Act To Fund the Downeast Correctional Facility” on Thursday. The...