Maine Legislature Archive

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

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

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