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Senate unanimously enacts Sen. Rafferty bill to implement sexual assault kit tracking system in Maine

Posted: June 14, 2023

AUGUSTA – Today, the Maine Senate unanimously enacted a bill sponsored by Sen. Joe Rafferty, D-Kennebunk. LD 1484, “Resolve, Regarding the...

Senate unanimously passes Sen. Rafferty bill to prevent student homelessness

Posted: June 14, 2023

AUGUSTA – On Tuesday, the Maine Senate unanimously voted in favor of a bill from Sen. Joe Rafferty, D-Kennebunk. The bill, LD 1609, “An Act...

Senate enacts Sen. Rafferty bill to streamline the process for qualified educators to rejoin teacher workforce

Posted: June 12, 2023

AUGUSTA – Today, the Maine Senate enacted a bill from Sen. Joe Rafferty, D-Kennebunk. The bill, LD 753, “An Act to Allow Retired Teachers and...

Committee unanimously approves Sen. Rafferty bill to implement sexual assault kit tracking system in Maine

Posted: May 23, 2023

AUGUSTA – Earlier this month, the Legislature’s Committee on Criminal Justice and Public Safety passed a bill sponsored by Sen. Joe Rafferty,...

Senate unanimously approves Sen. Rafferty bill to reduce Maine’s teacher shortage

Posted: May 23, 2023

AUGUSTA – On Thursday, the Maine Senate unanimously passed a bill from Sen. Joe Rafferty, D-Kennebunk. LD 335, “An Act to Improve Educator...

Committee gives unanimous bipartisan support to Sen. Rafferty bill to prevent student homelessness

Posted: May 05, 2023

Housing crisis has led to 2,186 homeless students this year AUGUSTA – On Friday, the Legislature’s Joint Select Committee on Housing voted...

Sen. Rafferty introduces legislation to implement sexual assault kit tracking system in Maine

Posted: April 28, 2023

AUGUSTA – On Thursday, Sen. Joe Rafferty, D-Kennebunk, introduced a bill that stands up for sexual assault survivors by implementing a statewide...

Sen. Rafferty introduces legislation to prevent student homelessness

Posted: April 24, 2023

AUGUSTA – On Friday,  Sen. Joe Rafferty, D-Kennebunk, presented LD 1609, “An Act to Address Student Homelessness,” before the...

Sen. Rafferty introduces legislation to reduce Maine’s teacher shortage

Posted: March 30, 2023

AUGUSTA – On Tuesday, March 28, Sen. Joe Rafferty, D-Kennebunk, introduced two bills to reduce Maine’s teacher shortage. The bills, LD 335,...

Sen. Reny introduces bill to help schools buy and serve more local food

Posted: March 23, 2023

LD 921 would expand and improve the popular Local Foods Fund AUGUSTA — On Wednesday, Sen. Cameron Reny, D-Bristol, introduced a bill to help...