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Senate gives initial approval to Jackson rural ambulance bill

Senate gives initial approval to Jackson rural ambulance bill

Posted: May 16, 2019

AUGUSTA—The Maine Senate approved a bill from Senate President Troy Jackson, D-Allagash, to support rural ambulance and neonatal services, in an...

Sen. Chipman bill to improve energy and efficiency building codes receives committee support

Sen. Chipman bill to improve energy and efficiency building codes receives committee support

Posted: May 15, 2019

AUGUSTA — Legislation from Sen. Ben Chipman, D-Portland, LD 1543 “An Act To Amend the Maine Uniform Building and Energy Code” recently received...

Committee gives bipartisan, unanimous support to Claxton bill to create a medication redispensing program

Committee gives bipartisan, unanimous support to Claxton bill to create a medication redispensing program

Posted: May 14, 2019

AUGUSTA — A bill from Sen. Ned Claxton, D-Auburn, LD 1661, “An Act To Create the Drug Donation and Redispensing Program” received unanimous,...

Committee advances Libby bill to strengthen health insurance and retirement fund for firefighters and law enforcement officers

Committee advances Libby bill to strengthen health insurance and retirement fund for firefighters and law enforcement officers

Posted: May 14, 2019

Legislation from Sen. Nate Libby, D-Lewiston, to strengthen the Retired County and Municipal Law Enforcement Officers and Municipal Firefighters...

Libby bill to better compensate victims of property crimes clears Committee

Libby bill to better compensate victims of property crimes clears Committee

Posted: May 13, 2019

A bill sponsored by Sen. Nate Libby, D-Lewiston, would compensate victims of property crimes more quickly and fully than they are now. LD 1550, “An...

Senate unanimously supports Herbig bill to help victims of sexual assault

Senate unanimously supports Herbig bill to help victims of sexual assault

Posted: May 10, 2019

AUGUSTA — The Maine Senate on Tuesday voted unanimously in support of legislation from Sen. Erin Herbig, D-Belfast, that would help Maine victims...

HHS Committee endorses Jackson rural hospital bill

HHS Committee endorses Jackson rural hospital bill

Posted: May 10, 2019

AUGUSTA—The Legislature’s Health and Human Services Committee endorsed a bill from Senate President Troy Jackson, D-Allagash, to support...

Committee approves Jackson bill to allow loggers, haulers the right to form a cooperative in party-line vote

Committee approves Jackson bill to allow loggers, haulers the right to form a cooperative in party-line vote

Posted: May 10, 2019

AUGUSTA — The Legislature’s Committee on Labor and Housing approved a bill from Senate President Troy Jackson, D-Allagash, that would allow...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Senate approves Millett bill to ensure safe drinking water in Maine schools

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Senate approves Millett bill to ensure safe drinking water in Maine schools

Posted: May 10, 2019

AUGUSTA — Legislation from Sen. Rebecca Millett, D-Cape Elizabeth, LD 153, “An Act To Strengthen Testing for Lead in School Drinking Water,”...

Sen. Claxton to hold public office hours in Auburn

Sen. Claxton to hold public office hours in Auburn

Posted: May 10, 2019

AUGUSTA — Sen. Ned Claxton, D-Androscoggin, will hold public office hours in Auburn on Friday, May 24.   Public office hours provide...