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Senate Republicans kill Libby’s pedestrian safety bill

Senate Republicans kill Libby’s pedestrian safety bill

Posted: February 08, 2018

AUGUSTA--On Thursday, Senate Republicans overwhelmingly voted against a bill to improve pedestrian safety in a party-line vote. LD 584, “An Act To...

Committee unanimously endorses Millett’s child mental health bill

Committee unanimously endorses Millett’s child mental health bill

Posted: February 07, 2018

AUGUSTA — A bill introduced by Sen. Rebecca Millett, D-Cape Elizabeth, received a unanimous vote in the Legislature’s Health and Human Services...

Sen. Breen introduces bill to keep mental health care providers in Maine

Sen. Breen introduces bill to keep mental health care providers in Maine

Posted: February 07, 2018

AUGUSTA — Sen. Cathy Breen of Falmouth introduced legislation to increase medication management reimbursement rates for health care providers...

Vitelli bill to protect children from visual sexual aggression gets unanimous Committee support

Posted: February 06, 2018

AUGUSTA —A bill sponsored by Sen. Eloise Vitelli of Arrowsic to protect children from visual sexual aggression received unanimous support from the...

House approves Libby’s anti-harassment training rule

House approves Libby’s anti-harassment training rule

Posted: February 06, 2018

AUGUSTA--Assistant Senate Democratic Leader Nate Libby’s proposal to strengthen harassment prevention training at the State House received broad,...

Senate unanimously approves Libby’s anti-harassment training rule

Senate unanimously approves Libby’s anti-harassment training rule

Posted: February 01, 2018

AUGUSTA--Assistant Senate Democratic Leader Nate Libby’s proposal to strengthen harassment prevention training at the State House received a...

$11.6 million added to Unclaimed Property Fund, needs to be claimed by owners

Posted: January 29, 2018

AUGUSTA — The Office of the State Treasurer has received more than $11 million in the form of unclaimed property in the past year, and Mainers are...

Gideon, Jackson Urge Pharmacy Board to Publish Rules for Narcan Dispensation

Gideon, Jackson Urge Pharmacy Board to Publish Rules for Narcan Dispensation

Posted: January 26, 2018

AUGUSTA--Today, Democratic Speaker of the House Sara Gideon and Senate Democratic Leader Troy Jackson issued a formal letter to Chairman Joe Bruno...

Jackson proposes ‘Hire American’ tax credit to promote Maine workers

Jackson proposes ‘Hire American’ tax credit to promote Maine workers

Posted: January 22, 2018

AUGUSTA —Senate Democratic Leader Troy Jackson of Allagash introduced legislation to establish a “Hire American” tax credit for businesses in...

Sen. Vitelli to hold office hours in Dresden

Posted: January 22, 2018

AUGUSTA — Sen. Eloise Vitelli, D-Arrowsic, will be holding office hours on Saturday, February 3 from 10:00 a.m. to noon at the Bridge Academy...