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Sen. Chenette’s PAC reform bill receives unanimous Senate approval

Sen. Chenette’s PAC reform bill receives unanimous Senate approval

Posted: March 13, 2019

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

Bellows bill would save lives by increasing access to epinephrine

Bellows bill would save lives by increasing access to epinephrine

Posted: March 11, 2019

AUGUSTA — Sen. Shenna Bellows, D-Manchester, has introduced legislation what would save the lives of Mainers by increasing accessibility and...

Herbig presents bill to help victims of sexual assault, protect Maine communities

Herbig presents bill to help victims of sexual assault, protect Maine communities

Posted: March 11, 2019

AUGUSTA — Legislation introduced Sen. Erin Herbig, D-Belfast, would help victims of sexual assault and protect Maine communities by extending the...

Breen, bipartisan Land Conservation Task Force, Gov. Mills announce 2019 recommendations

Breen, bipartisan Land Conservation Task Force, Gov. Mills announce 2019 recommendations

Posted: March 11, 2019

AUGUSTA – Joined by Gov. Janet Mills, Maine’s bipartisan Land Conservation Task Force on Tuesday announced six broad recommendations,...

Sen. Chenette’s bill to ban lobbyist contributions receives committee approval

Sen. Chenette’s bill to ban lobbyist contributions receives committee approval

Posted: March 08, 2019

AUGUSTA — Legislation sponsored by Sen. Justin Chenette, D-Saco, to reduce the outside influence of money in politics received approval from the...

Libby bill to reduce obesity and chronic disease in Maine clears committee

Libby bill to reduce obesity and chronic disease in Maine clears committee

Posted: March 07, 2019

A bill introduced by Sen. Nate Libby, D-Lewiston, to reduce obesity and chronic disease rates in Maine, was unanimously endorsed by the...

Claxton bill helps victims of assault

Claxton bill helps victims of assault

Posted: March 06, 2019

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

Senator Chipman bill reduces campaign signs in public right-of-way

Senator Chipman bill reduces campaign signs in public right-of-way

Posted: March 06, 2019

AUGUSTA — Legislation from Senator Ben Chipman, D-Portland, LD 689, “An Act Regarding Temporary Signs Related to an Event That Are Placed in the...

Bill to increase time school counselors and social workers spend with students receives unanimous committee support

Bill to increase time school counselors and social workers spend with students receives unanimous committee support

Posted: March 06, 2019

AUGUSTA — Legislation from Sen. Rebecca Millett, D-Cape Elizabeth, LD 247, “An Act To Increase the Amount of Time School Counselors and Social...

Millett bill would raise teacher minimum wage to $40,000

Millett bill would raise teacher minimum wage to $40,000

Posted: March 06, 2019

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