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Senate overwhelming approves Bellows bill to promote quality recovery residences

Senate overwhelming approves Bellows bill to promote quality recovery residences

Posted: March 27, 2018

AUGUSTA—The Maine Senate overwhelmingly approved a bill from Sen. Shenna Bellows, D-Manchester, to promote the safety and quality recovery...

RADIO ADDRESS: Attracting and retaining young people through meaningful student debt relief

RADIO ADDRESS: Attracting and retaining young people through meaningful student debt relief

Posted: March 23, 2018

To say the United States has a problem with student debt would be an understatement. The growth of student debt has reached a crisis point, and...

Dion secures bipartisan sponsorship for “red flag” legislation

Dion secures bipartisan sponsorship for “red flag” legislation

Posted: March 23, 2018

AUGUSTA — Sen. Mark Dion, D-Portland, turned in draft legislation on Thursday to increase the identification of high-risk individuals and enhance...

Senate unanimously approves Millett child mental health bill

Senate unanimously approves Millett child mental health bill

Posted: March 22, 2018

AUGUSTA — The Maine Senate unanimously approved a bill from Sen. Rebecca Millett, D-Cape Elizabeth, to support children with behavioral and mental...

Senate unanimously votes to enact Chipman naloxone bill

Senate unanimously votes to enact Chipman naloxone bill

Posted: March 22, 2018

AUGUSTA —The Maine Senate unanimously voted to enact a bill by Sen. Ben Chipman, D-Portland, to increase the long-term availability of the...

Judiciary committee recommends Vitelli drug pricing transparency bill

Judiciary committee recommends Vitelli drug pricing transparency bill

Posted: March 21, 2018

AUGUSTA —The Legislature’s Judiciary Committee on Thursday voted in favor of a bill sponsored by Sen. Eloise Vitelli, D-Arrowsic, that would...

Unanimous committee support for Millett bill to prioritize funding for security upgrades in schools

Unanimous committee support for Millett bill to prioritize funding for security upgrades in schools

Posted: March 21, 2018

A bill by Sen. Rebecca Millett, D-Cape Elizabeth, to prioritize funding for essential upgrades to school security systems through Maine's School...

Senate overwhelmingly approves Jackson rural economic task force bill

Senate overwhelmingly approves Jackson rural economic task force bill

Posted: March 20, 2018

AUGUSTA — The Maine Senate overwhelmingly approved a bill by Senate Democratic Leader Troy Jackson, of Allagash, to establish a rural economic task...

Millett bill would prioritize funding for security upgrades in schools

Millett bill would prioritize funding for security upgrades in schools

Posted: March 19, 2018

A bill by Sen. Rebecca Millett, D-Cape Elizabeth, to prioritize funding for essential upgrades to school security systems through Maine's School...

Jackson responds to tax conformity public hearing

Jackson responds to tax conformity public hearing

Posted: March 15, 2018

AUGUSTA--The Legislature’s Joint Standing Committee on Taxation held a public hearing the LD 1655, the LePage Administration tax ‘conformity’...