Maine Senate Archive

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

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

Maine House votes to ban Styrofoam containers

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

Democrat lawmakers target Maine Income Tax Relief Fund

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

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

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

Four Democrats to push sales tax increase bills in Maine this week

AUGUSTA – The Maine Legislature’s Taxation Committee will consider four different bills Wednesday that could increase

Maine tax revenue missing projections since November election, off $20 million for year

AUGUSTA – According to state reports that track revenue to Maine state government from month-to-month, Maine’s

Sen. Jackson pushes bill for Ranked-Choice Voting in Maine Presidential election

AUGUSTA – Senate President Troy Jackson (D – Aroostook) will introduce a bill today to the

Proposal to repeal Maine’s ranked-choice voting moves to committee

AUGUSTA – A proposal moved forward last week that would completely repeal Maine’s Ranked-Choice Voting law.

Bill would require dog owners to stay on scene of attacks, provide personal info

AUGUSTA – The Maine Legislature’s Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee will hold a work session

Safe? Maine bill would legalize abortions without doctors

AUGUSTA – Speaker Sara Gideon is sponsoring what is known as a “Governor’s Bill” to deregulate

Rep. Janice Cooper proposes cap in consulting salaries for staff of candidates using ‘clean elections’ funds

AUGUSTA – Rep. Janice Cooper, (D – Yarmouth) has introduced a bill that would cap the

How AG Janet Mills created a non-citizen voting problem for Gov. Janet Mills

AUGUSTA – In 2009 the Maine Legislature’s Veterans and Legal Affairs Committee was presented a bill

Committee flips to oppose Maine national popular vote bill in bipartisan vote

AUGUSTA – In a rare turn of events in the Maine Legislature, two Democratic lawmakers have

Sen. Justin Chenette Used Tax Dollars To Buy Campaign Ads From Himself

  SACO – Senator Justin Chenette of Saco is fond of making statements about fighting the

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