Maine Legislature Archive

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

Maine House votes to ban Styrofoam containers

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

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

Taxpayer-funded illegal drug injection sites proposed in Maine

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

Founding of America was a “hate crime” says Maine State Representative

AUGUSTA – When Maine celebrates Independence Day on the Fourth of July each year with fireworks,

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

Portland school budget proposes spending hike of ten times the state funding increase

AUGUSTA – Political pundits and budget experts who say Governor Janet Mills’ proposed budget will not

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

PTP: Out of every $100, how Janet Mills’ budget would spend your tax dollars

AUGUSTA – In the interest of showing you, in easy to understand terms, how your tax

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. John Andrews: National Popular Vote scheme still needs to be fought in Legislature

Following is the weekly Republican Radio Address, delivered by Rep. John Andrews of Paris, Maine. The

Two more bills to raise gas and diesel tax in Maine coming to Legislature

AUGUSTA – First there was a carbon tax bill, then a proposal that would increase the

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

New bill emerges to raise Maine’s gas tax nearly 25% as carbon tax bill falters

AUGUSTA – Mainers who thought their battle to stop gas prices from rising ended last week

Maine Carbon Tax bill is all but dead after public hearing

AUGUSTA – The proposal to impose a new tax on gas and home heating fuel faced

Sen. Troy Jackson blocks sponsors of overtime tax cut bill

AUGUSTA – All Rep. Chad Grignon of Athens wanted was for what is called an “open

Pine Tree Primer: Janet Mills’ proposed spending increases by department

AUGUSTA – Now that Governor Janet Mills has rolled out her state budget proposal to the

Bill would give away Maine’s electoral college votes to winner of national popular vote

AUGUSTA – In an attempt to circumvent the electoral college, a group of liberal lawmakers, led

Gorham Rep wants $150 million from state to build Portland convention center

AUGUSTA – State Representative Andrew McLean (D – Gorham) wants the state of Maine to borrow

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