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Senate unanimously supports Bellows bill to improve addiction recovery services in Maine

Senate unanimously supports Bellows bill to improve addiction recovery services in Maine

Posted: June 11, 2019

On Monday, the Maine Senate unanimously voted for a bill from Sen. Shenna Bellows, D-Manchester, to improve addiction recovery services and...

Vitelli’s Student Loan Bill of Rights unanimously enacted by Senate

Vitelli’s Student Loan Bill of Rights unanimously enacted by Senate

Posted: June 11, 2019

  A bill from Sen. Eloise Vitelli, D-Arrowsic, to protect Maine student loan borrowers from predatory lending practices was unanimously...

Vitelli’s Student Loan Bill of Rights receives unanimous Senate approval

Vitelli’s Student Loan Bill of Rights receives unanimous Senate approval

Posted: June 07, 2019

A bill from Sen. Eloise Vitelli, D-Arrowsic, to protect Maine student loan borrowers from predatory lending practices received unanimous, bipartisan...

Gov. Mills signs Jackson bill to support loggers and haulers into law

Posted: June 07, 2019

AUGUSTA — A bill sponsored by Senate President Troy Jackson, D-Allagash, to support loggers and haulers was signed into law by Gov. Janet Mills on...

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

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

Posted: June 05, 2019

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

Senate enacts Libby bill to establish ABLE accounts in Maine

Senate enacts Libby bill to establish ABLE accounts in Maine

Posted: June 05, 2019

Legislation from Sen. Nate Libby, D-Lewiston, LD 1637, “An Act To Prevent Medicaid Payment from a Savings Account Established under the Federal...

Senate passes suite of bills to protect Maine workers in initial party-line vote

Senate passes suite of bills to protect Maine workers in initial party-line vote

Posted: June 05, 2019

AUGUSTA— The Maine Senate approved a suite of bills sponsored by Senate President Troy Jackson, D-Allagash, Sen. Mark Lawrence, D-Eliot, and Sen....

Gov. Mills signs Chenette’s bill to review bullying laws

Posted: June 04, 2019

AUGUSTA — Gov. Janet Mills has signed into law a bill from Sen. Justin Chenette, D-Saco, to review and overhaul Maine’s bullying laws. LD 1306,...

Senate unanimously passes Claxton bill to convene task force on long-term acute care

Senate unanimously passes Claxton bill to convene task force on long-term acute care

Posted: June 04, 2019

AUGUSTA — A bill sponsored by Sen. Ned Claxton, D-Auburn, LD 439 “Resolve, Directing the Commissioner of Health and Human Services To Convene a...

Senate unanimously supports Millett bill to inform public of local air contamination

Senate unanimously supports Millett bill to inform public of local air contamination

Posted: June 04, 2019

AUGUSTA — A bill by Sen. Rebecca Millett, D-Cape Elizabeth, was supported unanimously in the Maine Senate on Tuesday. LD 1706, “An Act to Ensure...