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COVID-19 Response & Resources

Posted: April 22, 2020

We hope you and your family are well despite these challenging times. With the situation rapidly changing, we wanted to make sure there was one...

Sen. Vitelli introduces bill to increase protections for private student loan borrowers and cosigners

Sen. Vitelli introduces bill to increase protections for private student loan borrowers and cosigners

Posted: May 14, 2021

AUGUSTA – On Thursday, Sen. Eloise Vitelli, D-Arrowsic, introduced a bill that would increase protections for borrowers of private student loans...

Committee unanimously approves Sen. Maxmin bill to help older and disabled Mainers in rural communities

Committee unanimously approves Sen. Maxmin bill to help older and disabled Mainers in rural communities

Posted: May 14, 2021

AUGUSTA – On Thursday, a bill sponsored by Sen. Chloe Maxmin, D-Nobleboro, authorizing a pilot project to provide nonmedical transportation...

Sen. Vitelli introduces bill to help more working Mainers save for retirement

Sen. Vitelli introduces bill to help more working Mainers save for retirement

Posted: May 13, 2021

AUGUSTA — On Thursday, Sen. Eloise Vitelli, D-Arrowsic, introduced a bill to help more Maine workers save for retirement. LD 1622, “An Act To...

Committee unanimously approves Sen. Diamond bill to help protect children from domestic violence

Committee unanimously approves Sen. Diamond bill to help protect children from domestic violence

Posted: May 13, 2021

AUGUSTA – On Wednesday, a bill from Sen. Bill Diamond, D-Windham, to increase training for guardians ad litem to better protect children from...

Committee approves Sen. Carney bill to support tenants in eviction cases

Posted: May 13, 2021

AUGUSTA — On Tuesday, the Legislature’s Judiciary Committee voted in favor of a bill from Sen. Anne Carney, D-Cape Elizabeth, to ensure tenants...

Committee gives strong support to Sen. Daughtry bill to help create statewide paid family medical leave policy

Committee gives strong support to Sen. Daughtry bill to help create statewide paid family medical leave policy

Posted: May 12, 2021

AUGUSTA — On Wednesday, the Legislature’s Committee on Labor and Housing passed a bill from Sen. Mattie Daughtry, D-Brunswick, that would create...

Sens. Daughtry, Rafferty praise plan to reach 55 percent funding for education for the first time in 17 years

Sens. Daughtry, Rafferty praise plan to reach 55 percent funding for education for the first time in 17 years

Posted: May 12, 2021

AUGUSTA – Today, Gov. Janet T. Mill unveiled her supplemental budget proposal, which includes $187 million for public education. Under this...

Sen. Lawrence introduces bill to explore wind energy development in the Gulf of Maine

Sen. Lawrence introduces bill to explore wind energy development in the Gulf of Maine

Posted: May 11, 2021

AUGUSTA — On Tuesday, Sen. Mark Lawrence, D-Eliot, introduced a bill to support the exploration of wind energy development in the Gulf of Maine....

Sen. Luchini introduces bill to require Maine schools to teach African-American history and the history of genocide

Sen. Luchini introduces bill to require Maine schools to teach African-American history and the history of genocide

Posted: May 11, 2021

AUGUSTA – On Monday, Sen. Louie Luchini, D-Ellsworth, introduced a bill to require Maine schools to teach the history of genocide, including the...

Committee approves Sen. Diamond bill to set standards for vanity license plates

Committee approves Sen. Diamond bill to set standards for vanity license plates

Posted: May 10, 2021

AUGUSTA – On Friday, a bill from Sen. Bill Diamond, D-Windham, to strengthen the standards Maine’s Secretary of State uses to issue vanity...