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Legislature creates Opioid Task Force to tackle deadly drug crisis

Posted: February 17, 2017

Order by Sen. Jackson aims to stem public health epidemic that claims one life daily AUGUSTA — The Legislature on Thursday voted unanimously to...

No excuse for GOP voter suppression efforts, say Senate Democrats

Posted: February 15, 2017

AUGUSTA — Two Democratic members of the Maine Senate objected Wednesday to GOP-sponsored legislation that would suppress the voting rights of...

Sen. Millett presents school water safety bill

Posted: February 15, 2017

AUGUSTA — Sen. Rebecca Millett on Wednesday presented a bill to strengthen water testing requirements in Maine schools to protect children from the...

Miramant bill would create publicly owned state bank

Posted: February 14, 2017

AUGUSTA — A bill by Sen. Dave Miramant, D-Camden, would create a state bank to conduct the state’s financial business in the best interest of...

Sen. Chenette rejects calls to repeal Stand Up for Students referendum

Posted: February 10, 2017

LePage budget would cut school funding, hike property taxes to pay for handouts to the rich AUGUSTA — After a lengthy public hearing Friday on tax...

RADIO ADDRESS: We must reject LePage’s effort to fund tax cuts for the rich on the backs of homeowners

RADIO ADDRESS: We must reject LePage’s effort to fund tax cuts for the rich on the backs of homeowners

Posted: February 10, 2017

We value our independence. And there’s nothing that jeopardizes that independence like the threat of losing your home. Unfortunately, that’s...

Millett bill to help vocational students get into careers wins committee approval

Posted: February 09, 2017

AUGUSTA — A bill that would help vocational students find good-paying jobs and address a skill shortage in Maine’s workforce cleared an initial...

Sen. Millett statement on South Portland anti-bigotry resolution

Posted: February 07, 2017

AUGUSTA — Sen. Rebecca Millett, a Democrat who represents South Portland, Cape Elizabeth and part of Scarborough, offered testimony Monday night...

Children’s Caucus to host military, law enforcement experts Tuesday

Posted: February 06, 2017

Early childhood education would drive down crime, increase eligibility for armed service AUGUSTA — The Legislative Children’s Caucus will hold...

Sen. Libby introduces bill to give parents ability to opt students out of standardized tests

Posted: February 06, 2017

Parents testify in favor of legislation at Education Committee on Monday AUGUSTA — Sen. Nate Libby, D-Lewiston, has introduced a bill aimed at...