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Sen. Linda Sanborn introduces bill to update family planning statutes

Sen. Linda Sanborn introduces bill to update family planning statutes

Posted: February 25, 2019

AUGUSTA — A bill introduced by Sen. Linda Sanborn, D-Cumberland, would update Maine’s 45-year-old family planning statutes to bring them in line...

Claxton presents Sentiment at Auburn sesquicentennial celebration

Claxton presents Sentiment at Auburn sesquicentennial celebration

Posted: February 25, 2019

AUGUSTA — Sen. Ned Claxton, D-Auburn, joined Mayor Jason Levesque, City Councilors and other Auburn and state officials at Auburn City Hall to...

Sen. Chipman to Introduce Bill to Change Campaign Financing

Sen. Chipman to Introduce Bill to Change Campaign Financing

Posted: February 22, 2019

  AUGUSTA — Sen. Ben Chipman, D-Portland, will introduce a bill, LD 780 “An Act to Change Municipal Campaign Contribution Limits.”...

Sen. Linda Sanborn introduces bill to support Maine seniors

Sen. Linda Sanborn introduces bill to support Maine seniors

Posted: February 21, 2019

AUGUSTA — A bill introduced by Sen. Linda Sanborn, D-Gorham, would support seniors living and aging in their own homes. LD 474, “Resolve, To...

Sen. Miramant bill would protect residents of assisted living facilities

Sen. Miramant bill would protect residents of assisted living facilities

Posted: February 21, 2019

AUGUSTA — A bill by Sen. Dave Miramant, D-Camden, to protect residents of assisted living facilities received a public hearing before the...

Sen. Miramant introduces bill to reduce pay inequality

Sen. Miramant introduces bill to reduce pay inequality

Posted: February 21, 2019

AUGUSTA —Sen. Dave Miramant, D-Camden, introduced a bill to ensure pay transparency and address racial and gender inequalities in wages. The bill,...

Dill bill to support active duty military members receives unanimous support

Dill bill to support active duty military members receives unanimous support

Posted: February 21, 2019

AUGUSTA — A bill submitted by Sen. Jim Dill, D-Old Town, to exempt military compensation for active duty service members from Maine’s income tax,...

Millett bill to ban e-cigarettes from Maine schools wins unanimous committee approval

Millett bill to ban e-cigarettes from Maine schools wins unanimous committee approval

Posted: February 21, 2019

AUGUSTA — A bill submitted by Sen. Rebecca Millett, D-Cape Elizabeth, to ban e-cigarettes from Maine schools, was given approval to move forward in...

Bellows testifies in favor of bill to prevent food shaming in schools

Bellows testifies in favor of bill to prevent food shaming in schools

Posted: February 21, 2019

AUGUSTA — Sen. Shenna Bellows, D-Manchester, testified in favor of a bipartisan bill to ban food shaming in public schools at a hearing before the...

Sanborn introduces legislation to protect the health of Maine infants

Sanborn introduces legislation to protect the health of Maine infants

Posted: February 21, 2019

AUGUSTA — Sen. Linda Sanborn, D-Gorham, has introduced legislation that would protect Maine infants from serious-to-fatal consequences caused by...