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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...

Claxton shares work plan for state bridge and road projects

Claxton shares work plan for state bridge and road projects

Posted: March 06, 2019

AUGUSTA – Sen. Ned Claxton, D-Auburn, is pleased to announce the details of Maine’s three-year transportation infrastructure work plan, and what...

Sen. Claxton to hold public office hours

Sen. Claxton to hold public office hours

Posted: March 06, 2019

AUGUSTA — Sen. Ned Claxton, D-Androscoggin, and Rep. Jess Fay, D-Poland, will hold public office hours in Poland on Friday, March 15.  ...

$12.1 million added to Unclaimed Property Fund, needs to be claimed by owners

$12.1 million added to Unclaimed Property Fund, needs to be claimed by owners

Posted: March 06, 2019

AUGUSTA — Sen. Heather Sanborn, D-Portland, today announced the addition of more than $12 million to Maine’s Unclaimed Property Fund, $381,706 of...