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Sen. Bailey welcomes Thornton Academy student to the Maine Senate

Posted: February 21, 2024

AUGUSTA ­­— On Tuesday, Feb. 20, Sen. Donna Bailey, D-Saco, welcomed Thornton Academy freshman Nadia Christidis of Saco to the Senate Chamber....

Sen. Vitelli welcomes Mt. Ararat Middle School student to the Maine Senate

Posted: February 21, 2024

AUGUSTA ­­— On Tuesday, Feb. 20, Sen. Eloise Vitelli, D-Arrowsic, welcomed Mt. Ararat Middle School student, Judah Leeman of Bowdoin to the...

Sen. Duson attends inaugural New England Black Elected Officials Summit at Massachusetts State House

Posted: February 16, 2024

AUGUSTA ­­— On February 16, Sen. Jill Duson, D-Portland, participated in the inaugural New England Black Elected Officials Summit, which...

Sen. Bailey welcomes Saco Middle School Samsung Solve for Tomorrow contest winners to the Maine Senate, presents legislative sentiment

Posted: February 14, 2024

AUGUSTA ­­— On Tuesday, Sen. Donna Bailey, D-Saco, welcomed Saco Middle School Samsung Solve for Tomorrow contest winners to the Senate Chamber....

Sen. Hickman proposes emergency legislation to provide financial relief for businesses effected by December storm

Posted: January 09, 2024

AUGUSTA – On Tuesday, the Legislative Council unanimously approved a bill proposed by Sen. Craig Hickman, D-Winthrop, to provide fiscal relief for...

Public hearing scheduled for Vitelli bill to enshrine reproductive rights in Maine Constitution

Posted: January 09, 2024

AUGUSTA — On Tuesday, the Legislature’s Joint Standing Committee on Judiciary announced a public hearing for LD 780, “RESOLUTION, Proposing an...

Bills from Carney, Tipping to protect tenants who are facing eviction become law

Posted: July 19, 2023

AUGUSTA – Two bills that protect Maine tenants from unfair evictions recently became law. LD 45, “An Act to Prevent Retaliatory Evictions,”...

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...

Senate enacts Sen. LaFountain bill to boost fundraising efforts for local charities and non-profits

Posted: May 11, 2023

AUGUSTA – On Thursday, the Maine Senate enacted a bill from Sen. Dave LaFountain, D-Winslow, that boosts fundraising efforts for local and...

Supplemental budget clears committee with unanimous approval

Posted: February 09, 2023

AUGUSTA – Tonight, the Legislature’s Appropriations and Financial Affairs Committee unanimously approved a supplemental budget that includes no...