Maine Legislature Archive

Sara Gideon under fire for taking credit for a tax cut that passed before she took office

AUGUSTA – It’s common in Augusta or Washington D.C. for politicians to try and take credit

Rep. John Deveau: More extreme laws & tax increases coming in Maine, your voice is needed to stop them

Hello, this is Representative John DeVeau, the State Representative from Caribou. Maine’s most recent legislative session

Sen. Cyrway: Janet Mills, Dems Have A Lot Of Bills But No Plans To Make Spending Effective

The titles for potential new bills have been submitted for the Second Session of the current

Ban on plastic straws will be considered by Maine lawmakers in 2020

AUGUSTA – When the Maine Legislature reconvenes in January for their second regular session, a bill

Janet Mills’ first “Climate Council” meeting criticized for lack of concern about workers and jobs

AUGUSTA – Governor Janet Mills’ new Maine Climate Council is taking fire after the first meeting

Trump Year Three – Maine’s unemployment rate just made history

AUGUSTA – Newly released numbers by the Bureau of Labor Statistics show that in August Maine

Maine House GOP Leader Kathleen Dillingham: Special Session should not be needed

Hello, this is Representative Kathleen Dillingham of Oxford, the Republican Leader of the Maine House. Since

Wadsworth: Maine should put vulnerable citizens first, but this legislature did not

Maine citizens have a long history of moderation and the balancing of viewpoints when it comes

DEBATE REVIEW: Democrats upend health care issue by supporting benefits for illegal immigrants

MIAMI, FLORIDA – One question asked during the Democratic Presidential Primary debate hosted by MSNBC last

Maine House flips back, votes to kill bill giving away electoral votes, but there’s a catch (with roll call link)

AUGUSTA – After four failed roll call votes in the Maine House of Representatives on a

Rep. Keschl: State Budget Includes Republican Proposal for Direct Property Tax Relief

Following is the Weekly Republican Radio Address from Rep. Dennis Keschl of Belgrade. Hello, this is

Maine House Democrats approve local option sales tax

AUGUSTA – Your cost for food and lodging could soon be going up. Earlier today, in

Bill to add $350 million to Maine’s pension debt moving forward in Legislature

AUGUSTA – One of the first of Maine’s major financial problems Governor Paul LePage tackled when

On day committee considers Maine teacher pay, teachers union launches attack on gun rights

AUGUSTA – The Maine Education Association (MEA) claims to be an organization dedicated to advocating for

Committee moves Maine ‘sanctuary state’ bill forward to votes in Maine House

AUGUSTA – The Maine Legislature’s Judiciary Committee late yesterday afternoon voted to advance a bill that

State appointed lawyers for dogs? Maine Legislature is considering it

AUGUSTA – The Maine Supreme Court recently heard oral arguments in a case where a woman

Anti-gun bills question a right which “shall never be questioned” under Maine Constitution, says Sen. Paul Davis

This Friday was “Gun Day” at the Legislature’s Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee. On this

Maine Legislature has fallen behind as session nears final month

AUGUSTA – As of Wednesday, the Maine Legislature had fallen behind in working through the more

Gov. Mills’ veto of ethanol bill ‘stinks to high heaven’ says bill sponsor

AUGUSTA – A donnybrook is brewing in the Maine State House over Governor Janet Mills’ veto

Maine welfare for non-citizens bill approved by committee, big price tag revealed

AUGUSTA – On a day when much of Maine’s news media was covering other stories, such

Maine Legislature’s presiding officers cut public hearing notice in half for remaining bills

Update: Since this article was originally publicished, the Legislature’s executive director has announced that they have

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