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Category: Health and Human Services

Senate enacts Sen. Ingwersen bill to increase Mainers’ access to immunizations

Posted: June 12, 2023

AUGUSTA – Today, the Maine Senate enacted a bill from Sen. Henry Ingwersen, D-Arundel. The bill, LD 1151, “An Act Concerning the...

Senate unanimously approves Sen. Ingwersen bill to increase Mainer’s access to immunizations

Posted: May 31, 2023

AUGUSTA – On Thursday, May 25, the Maine Senate gave unanimous approval in an initial vote to a bill from Sen. Henry Ingwersen, D-Arundel. The...

Sen. Pierce bill to increase funding for Maine Family Planning earns initial Senate approval

Posted: May 26, 2023

AUGUSTA – On Thursday, LD 1478, “An Act to Improve Women's Health and Economic Security by Funding Family Planning Services,” earned the...

Sen. Pierce introduces bill to provide increased funding to Maine Family Planning

Posted: April 19, 2023

AUGUSTA – On Wednesday, Sen. Teresa S. Pierce, D-Falmouth, introduced a bill to provide continuing, increased funding for Maine Family Planning...

Committee unanimously backs Sen. Duson bill to support sexual assault response advocates

Posted: April 04, 2023

AUGUSTA — On Tuesday, the Legislature’s Health and Human Services Committee voted unanimously in favor of a bill from Sen. Jill Duson,...

Sen. Duson introduces bill to support sexual assault response advocates

Posted: March 27, 2023

AUGUSTA — On Monday, Sen. Jill Duson, D-Portland, introduced a bill to provide additional funding for sexual assault response services in Maine....

Claxton bill to increase transparency in prescription drug pricing gets unanimous support in Senate

Posted: April 05, 2022

AUGUSTA – On Tuesday, a bill from Sen. Ned Claxton, D-Auburn, received unanimous, bipartisan support in the Maine Senate. The bill, LD...

Claxton bill to protect access to care for rural and low-income Mainers receives unanimous committee support

Posted: March 15, 2022

AUGUSTA – On Friday, March 11, a bill from Sen. Ned Claxton, D-Auburn, received unanimous, bipartisan support in the Legislature’s Health and...

Committee unanimously supports proposals from Sens. Claxton, Curry to reform and strengthen Maine’s child welfare system

Posted: February 24, 2022

AUGUSTA — On Thursday, the Legislature’s Health and Humans Services Committee voted in favor of a bill from Sen. Ned Claxton, D-Auburn, to...

Sen. Diamond introduces bill to strengthen oversight of Maine’s child protection system

Posted: February 22, 2022

AUGUSTA – On Tuesday, Sen. Bill Diamond, D-Windham, introduced a bill to better protect Maine kids by strengthening legislative oversight of...