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Patient protection bill receives bipartisan support in Committee

Patient protection bill receives bipartisan support in Committee

Posted: February 08, 2019

AUGUSTA—The Legislature’s Committee Health Coverage, Insurance and Financial Services overwhelmingly endorsed a patient protection bill sponsored...

Democratic Leaders Release Statement on Governor Mills Biennial Budget Proposal

Democratic Leaders Release Statement on Governor Mills Biennial Budget Proposal

Posted: February 08, 2019

AUGUSTA - Governor Janet Mills submitted her first biennial budget to the State Legislature. An overview of the budget can be found here. She is...

Jackson “Hire American/Hire Maine” bill gets public hearing

Jackson “Hire American/Hire Maine” bill gets public hearing

Posted: February 07, 2019

AUGUSTA — A bill sponsored by Senate President Troy Jackson, D-Allagash, to create a “Hire American” tax credit for companies that prioritize...

Richmond student serves as Honorary Page in the Maine Senate

Richmond student serves as Honorary Page in the Maine Senate

Posted: February 01, 2019

AUGUSTA — Grace Christian Academy student Victoria Inglis served as an Honorary Page in the Maine Senate on January 29. Victoria served as an...

Sen. Vitelli appointed to serve on Commission to End Student Hunger

Sen. Vitelli appointed to serve on Commission to End Student Hunger

Posted: February 01, 2019

AUGUSTA — Sen. Eloise Vitelli, D-Arrowsic, has been appointed to serve on the Commission to End Student Hunger. The Commission is comprised of...

Sen. Herbig bill would create a tax credit for apprenticeship programs

Sen. Herbig bill would create a tax credit for apprenticeship programs

Posted: February 01, 2019

AUGUSTA — A bill submitted by Sen. Erin Herbig, D-Belfast, would provide an income tax credit to employers with apprenticeship programs. The bill...

Sen. Claxton honors Rolly’s Diner for 25 Years of community building

Sen. Claxton honors Rolly’s Diner for 25 Years of community building

Posted: February 01, 2019

AUGUSTA — At Tuesday’s meeting of the United New Auburn Association, Sen. Ned Claxton, D-Auburn, presented an official legislative sentiment...

Sen. Breen invites local students to Augusta for Honorary Page program

Sen. Breen invites local students to Augusta for Honorary Page program

Posted: February 01, 2019

AUGUSTA —With the Legislature back in session, Sen. Cathy Breen, D-Falmouth, is reminding local schools and students about the Senate Honorary Page...

Sens. Claxton and Breen welcome Gray-New Gloucester Band to State House

Sens. Claxton and Breen welcome Gray-New Gloucester Band to State House

Posted: February 01, 2019

AUGUSTA — Sen. Ned Claxton, D-Auburn, and Sen. Cathy Breen, D-Falmouth, welcomed the Gray-New Gloucester High School Band to the Maine State...

Sen. Vitelli invites local students to Augusta for Honorary Page program

Sen. Vitelli invites local students to Augusta for Honorary Page program

Posted: February 01, 2019

AUGUSTA — With the Legislature back in session, Sen. Eloise Vitelli, D-Arrowsic, is reminding local schools and students about the Senate Honorary...