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Maine News Archive

Democrats want to raise Maine’s beer, liquor and wine taxes

AUGUSTA – Rep. Barbara Cardone (D – Bangor) and a group of her fellow Democrat lawmakers

Sen. Foley: Painful family experience shows Maine should keep vaccine exemptions, respect parental rights

Following is Maine’s Weekly Republican Radio Address from Senator Bob Foley. Recent media coverage of the

Non-citizens up to age 21 would get health care under Maine ‘Cub Care’ expansion bill

AUGUSTA – A bill put forward by Representative Anne Carney (D – Cape Elizabeth) would extend

Bill would allow govt to abruptly close Maine small businesses for payroll mistakes, wage disputes

AUGUSTA – Language in a bill just introduced on April 9, 2019 in the Maine Legislature

Jackson boosts bill to punish small businesses that provide benefits from another bill he’s sponsoring

AUGUSTA – Maine small businesses will truly be stuck between a proverbial rock and a hard

Maine taxpayer funded abortion bill gets approval from Legislative committee

AUGUSTA – A bill that will provide Maine taxpayer funds to cover abortion services and mandate

Bill could force Maine to pay triple market value for electricity says Maine PUC

AUGUSTA – While some Mainers grapple with rising energy costs, a bill that would remove restrictions

Proposal would give Maine’s Governor a big pay raise

AUGUSTA – The Maine Legislature is considering passage of a bill that would substantially raise the

Bill would relax heroin, fentanyl and cocaine trafficking laws in Maine

AUGUSTA – A bill that would relax penalties and laws around heroin, cocaine and fentanyl trafficking,

Maine House votes to ban Styrofoam containers

AUGUSTA – The Maine House of Representatives on Thursday voted to ban the use of Styrofoam

Rep. Jeff Hanley: We’re opposing Democrats relentless pursuit of fuel tax, raising energy costs

Following is the weekly radio address from the House Republican caucus, this week delivered by Rep.

Gov. Mills hits Rainy Day Fund for second time in three months

AUGUSTA – A financial order signed on March 28th by Governor Janet Mills drew $3.5 million

Democrat lawmakers target Maine Income Tax Relief Fund

AUGUSTA – Rather than adjust Janet Mills’ proposed budget to more accurately reflect current spending rates

Maine lawmakers split over Janet Mills’ proposed cut and shift from vocational education funding

AUGUSTA – Saying they disagree with Gov. Janet Mills’ proposal to cut funding to local vocational

Maine House Speaker Sara Gideon sponsoring nearly $750 million in new debt, would triple current debt level

AUGUSTA – You have to dig through the Maine Legislature’s website to find them all, but

Another “fee” on heating oil proposed in Maine Legislature, will be heard this week

AUGUSTA – After facing stiff opposition to numerous efforts to raise taxes on gasoline, heating oil

Strimling push for Portland taxpayer funding for political campaigns to be considered in April

Portland – According to official city documents Portland’s Legislative and Nominating Committee will consider using Portland’s

Taxpayer-funded illegal drug injection sites proposed in Maine

AUGUSTA – A proposal to create two taxpayer funded sites to allow people with drug addictions

Mills’ budget already in the red, setting up property tax hike says State Senator

Following is the weekly Republican radio address from Senator Jim Hamper. A few weeks ago, my

Vote isolates Pingree as only supporter of Green New Deal from Maine

WASHINGTON – When Rep. Chellie Pingree cosponsored the Green New Deal, then proudly stood with Congresswoman

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