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Miramant bill would create liquor license for overnight cruises

Posted: January 24, 2017

Legislation would cut red tape for vessels to offer drinks on pleasure trips AUGUSTA — A bill by Sen. Dave Miramant, D-Camden, would allow...

Sen. Millett’s bills would lower college costs, increase degree completion

Sen. Millett’s bills would lower college costs, increase degree completion

Posted: January 23, 2017

Students, teachers testify in favor of legislation at Education Committee on Monday AUGUSTA — Sen. Rebecca Millett, D-Cape Elizabeth, has...

Sen. Millett’s bills would lower college costs, increase degree completion

Posted: January 23, 2017

Students, teachers testify in favor of legislation at Education Committee on Monday AUGUSTA — Sen. Rebecca Millett, D-Cape Elizabeth, has...

Sen. Bellows: Reliable, high-speed internet is a necessity, not a luxury

Sen. Bellows: Reliable, high-speed internet is a necessity, not a luxury

Posted: January 19, 2017

Sen. Bellows supports legislation to make broadband access universal in Maine AUGUSTA — Sen. Shenna Bellows, D-Manchester, spoke Thursday...

Sen. Carson calls for ACA protection to ensure veterans’ benefits

Posted: January 19, 2017

Carson, a Vietnam veteran, says thousands who have served depend on the ACA for care AUGUSTA — Sen. Brownie Carson, D-Harpswell, called on...

Sen. Chenette proposes ban on lobbyist contributions

Posted: January 19, 2017

AUGUSTA — Maine lawmakers would no longer be allowed to accept campaign contributions from lobbyists under a bill unveiled Thursday by Sen. Justin...

Sen. Chenette: No immediate need for marijuana moratorium

Sen. Chenette: No immediate need for marijuana moratorium

Posted: January 18, 2017

AUGUSTA — Sen. Justin Chenette, D-Saco, said Tuesday that there is no need for the Maine Legislature to enact three-month extension on the deadline...

Weekly Radio Address: Sen. Millett says budget must support, not undermine, public schools

Weekly Radio Address: Sen. Millett says budget must support, not undermine, public schools

Posted: January 13, 2017

Gov. Paul LePage unveiled his two-year budget proposal last week. By every conceivable measure, the budget cuts funding to public schools and...

Sen. Hill to serve on Judiciary Committee

Sen. Hill to serve on Judiciary Committee

Posted: January 03, 2017

AUGUSTA — Sen. Dawn Hill, D-York, has been appointed by the Senate President to the Legislature’s Joint Standing Committee on Judiciary, making...

Radio Address: Sen. Bellows says minimum wage raise is good news for New Year

Radio Address: Sen. Bellows says minimum wage raise is good news for New Year

Posted: December 30, 2016

Happy New Year! 2017 brings some good news for working families: On January 7, the new minimum wage law, passed by Maine voters in November, will...