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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. Daughtry bill to help create statewide paid family medical leave signed into law

Sen. Daughtry bill to help create statewide paid family medical leave signed into law

Posted: July 27, 2021

AUGUSTA — On Thursday, July 22, Gov. Janet Mills signed into law a bill from Sen. Mattie Daughtry, D-Brunswick, that would create a commission to...

Proposal from Sen. Bailey that will help seniors stay in their homes becomes law

Proposal from Sen. Bailey that will help seniors stay in their homes becomes law

Posted: July 21, 2021

AUGUSTA – On Monday, July 19, the Legislature passed and Gov. Janet Mills signed into law a bill that makes a once-in-a-lifetime investment in...

Sen. Diamond issues statement after two members of the Board of Directors of the Maine Child Welfare Services Ombudsman resign

Sen. Diamond issues statement after two members of the Board of Directors of the Maine Child Welfare Services Ombudsman resign

Posted: July 19, 2021

AUGUSTA – On Monday, it was reported that the two most long-serving members of the Board of Directors of the Maine Child Welfare Services...

Sen. Baldacci bill to reduce lung cancer rates in Maine by promoting radon testing and mitigation becomes law

Sen. Baldacci bill to reduce lung cancer rates in Maine by promoting radon testing and mitigation becomes law

Posted: July 19, 2021

AUGUSTA – On Thursday, July 15, a bill from Sen. Joe Baldacci, D-Bangor, became law without the governor’s signature. LD 819, “An Act To...

Sen. Diamond bill to extend early retirement plan to certain civilian employees of the Maine State Police becomes law

Sen. Diamond bill to extend early retirement plan to certain civilian employees of the Maine State Police becomes law

Posted: July 19, 2021

AUGUSTA – On Thursday, July 15, a bill from Sen. Bill Diamond, D-Windham, became law without the governor’s signature. LD 1101, “An Act To...

Senate sends Sen. Daughtry bill to help create statewide paid family medical leave policy to Gov. Mills’ desk

Senate sends Sen. Daughtry bill to help create statewide paid family medical leave policy to Gov. Mills’ desk

Posted: July 19, 2021

AUGUSTA — On Monday, the Maine Senate enacted a bill from Sen. Mattie Daughtry, D-Brunswick, that would create a commission to study the best way...

Sen. Carney bill to help new mothers access health care becomes law

Sen. Carney bill to help new mothers access health care becomes law

Posted: July 19, 2021

AUGUSTA — On Thursday, June 15, a bill from Sen. Anne Carney, D-Cape Elizabeth, to help more Maine mothers access postpartum health care became...

Sen. Vitelli bill to help more Mainers access tax assistance becomes law

Sen. Vitelli bill to help more Mainers access tax assistance becomes law

Posted: July 19, 2021

AUGUSTA — On Thursday, July 15, a bill from Sen. Eloise Vitelli, D-Arrowsic, became law without the governor’s signature. LD 1651, “An Act To...

Senator Chipman bill to create memorial for COVID-19 victims becomes law

Senator Chipman bill to create memorial for COVID-19 victims becomes law

Posted: July 19, 2021

AUGUSTA — On Thursday, July 15, a bill sponsored by Senator Ben Chipman, D-Portland, to create a memorial on State House grounds for COVID-19...

Sen. Daughtry bill to help ensure safe learning environment for teachers becomes law

Sen. Daughtry bill to help ensure safe learning environment for teachers becomes law

Posted: July 16, 2021

AUGUSTA — On Thursday, a bill from Sen. Mattie Daughtry, D-Brunswick, to help ensure Maine educators have safe environments to teach in became...