Senate enacts Millett bill to increase time school counselors and social workers spend with students
AUGUSTA — Legislation from Sen. Rebecca Millett, D-Cape Elizabeth, LD 247 “An Act To Increase the Amount of Time School Counselors and Social Workers Spend Providing Students Direct and Indirect Counseling,” was enacted in the Senate on Tuesday with a unanimous, bipartisan vote. ...
AUGUSTA—On Wednesday, the Legislature’s Committee on Labor and Housing approved compromise legislation from Sen. Rebecca Millett, D-Cape Elizabeth, to institute a statewide earned paid time off policy in a bipartisan vote. The vote was 9-1-1, with one member absent. As amended, LD...
Senator Rebecca Millett is serving her fourth and final term in the Maine Senate, representing South Portland, Cape Elizabeth and part of Scarborough. She serves on the state’s Education and Cultural Affairs committee.
Senator Millett grew up in Maine and attended Portland public schools. After graduating college, serving in the Peace Corps, and working in finance in New York, Senator Millett moved home to Maine in 2000. Upon returning to Maine, she served on the Cape Elizabeth School Board from 2004 to 2010, and co-founded a citizens’ advocacy group to support advancements in local education.
She lives in Cape Elizabeth with her husband and children. She loves hiking and backpacking with her family and studies piano.
- American University: Bachelor’s degrees in international relations and business administration
- University of Chicago: MBA
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