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$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...

Libby’s harassment prevention measure receives unanimous approval

Libby’s harassment prevention measure receives unanimous approval

Posted: January 18, 2018

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

Radio Address: Investing in Mainers is essential to strengthen our workforce and economy

Radio Address: Investing in Mainers is essential to strengthen our workforce and economy

Posted: January 12, 2018

Maine people are our greatest asset. They are hardworking, innovative and creative individuals, willing to do what it takes to get the job done....

Lewiston legislators to hold open constituent office hours in January

Lewiston legislators to hold open constituent office hours in January

Posted: January 12, 2018

Lewiston’s delegates to the Maine Legislature will hold their first open constituent office hours of the new legislative session at 11 a.m....

Task Force finds significant economic opportunity in healthcare

Posted: January 08, 2018

AUGUSTA--Last month the Legislative Task Force on Maine’s 21st Century Economy and Workforce released a series of recommendations designed to seize...

Radio Address: Senate Democrats resolve to make Maine families and seniors our number one priority

Radio Address: Senate Democrats resolve to make Maine families and seniors our number one priority

Posted: December 29, 2017

Happy New Year everyone! It is time to set resolutions for the year to come and to account for the resolutions we made--and kept--last year. At the...

Libby submits bill to guarantee right to in-person jail visitations

Libby submits bill to guarantee right to in-person jail visitations

Posted: December 15, 2017

Legislation would repeal rule giving sheriffs ability to make families use video conferencing AUGUSTA — Legislation introduced by Sen. Nate Libby,...