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Sen. Ingwersen introduces bill to combat deed fraud

Posted: March 04, 2024

AUGUSTA – On Monday, Sen. Henry Ingwersen, D-Arundel, introduced a bill to combat deed fraud in Maine. LD 2240, “An Act to Implement Protections...

Committee gives unanimous, bipartisan support to Sen. Hickman bill to help small businesses affected by severe storms

Committee gives unanimous, bipartisan support to Sen. Hickman bill to help small businesses affected by severe storms

Posted: March 01, 2024

AUGUSTA – On Friday, the Innovation, Development, Economic Advancement and Business (IDEA) Committee gave unanimous, bipartisan support to a bill...

Maine Senate Democratic Leaders stand in support of suite of gun safety legislation

Maine Senate Democratic Leaders stand in support of suite of gun safety legislation

Posted: February 29, 2024

AUGUSTA — On Wednesday, members of Democratic Legislative Leadership released a comprehensive suite of legislation designed to reduce gun violence...

Sen. Nangle bill to help towns protect local water resources receives bipartisan support in committee

Sen. Nangle bill to help towns protect local water resources receives bipartisan support in committee

Posted: February 28, 2024

AUGUSTA — On Thursday, Feb. 22, a bill from Sen. Tim Nangle, D-Windham, to give municipalities and the Land Use Planning Commission (LUPC) more...

Maine Senate gives initial approval to Carney bill supporting survivors of violent crime

Maine Senate gives initial approval to Carney bill supporting survivors of violent crime

Posted: February 28, 2024

LD 2084 would replace a sharp drop in federal funding from the Victims of Crime Act AUGUSTA — On Tuesday, the Maine Senate voted in favor of a...

Maine Senate gives initial approval to Sen. Daughtry bill to ensure personal financial literacy for Maine high school graduates

Maine Senate gives initial approval to Sen. Daughtry bill to ensure personal financial literacy for Maine high school graduates

Posted: February 22, 2024

AUGUSTA – On Wednesday, Feb. 21, the Maine Senate gave initial approval to a bill from Sen. Mattie Daughtry, D-Brunswick. LD 1284, “An Act to...

Maine Senate gives initial approval to Sen. Nangle bill to study Workers’ Compensation Benefits

Maine Senate gives initial approval to Sen. Nangle bill to study Workers’ Compensation Benefits

Posted: February 21, 2024

Augusta — Today, the Maine Senate voted to advance LD 1896, "An Act to Index Workers' Compensation Benefits to the Rate of Inflation,” a bill...

Sens. Daughtry, Pierce host Yarmouth Reverend at the State House

Sens. Daughtry, Pierce host Yarmouth Reverend at the State House

Posted: February 16, 2024

AUGUSTA ­­— Today, Sen. Mattie Daughtry, D-Brunswick, and Sen. Teresa S. Pierce, D-Falmouth, hosted the Rev. Amanda Gerken-Nelson of St....

Sen. Daughtry, Rep. Cloutier celebrate PFML board confirmation hearings in Labor and Housing Committee

Sen. Daughtry, Rep. Cloutier celebrate PFML board confirmation hearings in Labor and Housing Committee

Posted: February 14, 2024

AUGUSTA — On Tuesday, the Legislature’s Labor and Housing Committee held confirmation hearings for the Paid Family and Medical Leave Benefits...

Sen. Vitelli introduces bill to provide expedited financial support to schools needing emergency construction or repairs

Sen. Vitelli introduces bill to provide expedited financial support to schools needing emergency construction or repairs

Posted: February 14, 2024

AUGUSTA — On Tuesday, Sen. Eloise Vitell, D-Arrowsic, introduced a bill that would expedite state funding for schools in need of construction...