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Category: Appropriations and Financial Affairs

Sen. Luchini introduces bill to renovate and repair Maine National Guard facilities

Posted: May 03, 2021

AUGUSTA – On Tuesday, April 27, Sen. Louie Luchini, D-Ellsworth, introduced a bill to fund renovations at Maine National Guard Readiness Centers....

Senator Ben Chipman introduces bill to invest in and protect Portland working waterfront

Posted: April 29, 2021

AUGUSTA – On Thursday, Senator Ben Chipman, D-Portland, introduced a bill that would raise money to invest in and protect the Portland working...

Sen. Stacy Brenner supports Land for Maine’s Future bond

Posted: April 26, 2021

AUGUSTA – On Monday, Sen. Stacy Brenner, D-Scarborough, testified in support of LD 983, “An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To...

The Maine Legislature approves Back-to-Basics Budget

Posted: March 30, 2021

The Back-to-Basics Budget funds schools, rural health care and property tax relief AUGUSTA – Today, the Maine Legislature adopted a responsible...

Maine Legislature reaches deal on bipartisan budget that supports workers, small businesses, veterans and direct care providers

Posted: March 12, 2021

The measure targets relief to more than 160,000 working-class Mainers and more than 28,000 Maine businesses that received funds through the Paycheck...

Supplemental budget clears committee

Posted: March 05, 2021

AUGUSTA – The Legislature’s Appropriations and Financial Affairs Committee approved a supplemental budget that supports Maine workers and small...

Sen. Bailey appointed to Appropriations and Financial Affairs Committee

Posted: December 14, 2020

AUGUSTA — Sen. Donna Bailey, D-Saco, has been appointed to serve on the Joint Standing Committee on Appropriations and Financial Affairs for the...

Sen. Breen and the Legislature's budget committee propose relief for restaurants and hungry Mainers

Posted: May 29, 2020

AUGUSTA – During the Legislature’s Appropriations and Financial Affairs Committee (AFA) meeting today, Senate Chair Cathy Breen, D-Falmouth,...

In Midst of COVID-19 Economic Crisis, Moody's and S&P Affirm Maine's Stable Bond Rating

Posted: May 28, 2020

Governor Janet Mills and State Treasurer Henry Beck announced today that Moody's Investors Service and Standard & Poors Global Ratings...

Breen, Gattine release statement following unanimous emergency spending package vote

Posted: March 16, 2020

AUGUSTA – On Monday, the Legislature’s Appropriation and Financial Affairs Committee unanimously approved a $73 million supplemental budget...