Maine Senate Archive

“It could kill the whole –” admits sponsor of bill to relax fentanyl, heroin trafficking laws in Maine at public hearing

AUGUSTA – The sponsor of a bill that would relax Maine’s laws around trafficking of cocaine,

How Maine’s teacher pay raise bill could drive up local property taxes in three years

AUGUSTA – You would be hard pressed to find a lawmaker in Augusta who would tell

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

Proposal to relax Maine’s fentanyl, heroin, cocaine trafficking laws to be heard May 13

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

Report says fund Gov. Mills uses to pay for Medicaid expansion is falling short

AUGUSTA – Governor Janet Mills wasted no time when she took office in expanding Medicaid under

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 gun rights activists prep for “Second Amendment Tsunami” on May 10

AUGUSTA – A marathon day of public hearings to consider a far reaching group of new

Maine Senate protects religious exemption in vaccine bill after tense floor debate

AUGUSTA – On Thursday the Maine Senate voted to amend a bill that would eliminate two

Sen. Troy Jackson’s bill would let lawyers jack up fees on injured workers

AUGUSTA – A sliding scale system that limits how much lawyers can charge injured workers for

Bill to protect free speech on Maine’s higher education campuses likely to see vote this week

AUGUSTA – A bill sponsored by Rep. John Andrews (R – Paris) that would protect free

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

Senator Lisa Keim: Let’s help Maine workers ‘earn while they learn’

Following is the weekly Republican radio address from State Senator Lisa Keim. To become a hairdresser

In Maine, murderers and rapists allowed to vote from prison

AUGUSTA – Maine is one of two states doing what Senator Bernie Sanders thinks we should

One party rule threatens Maine families says Maine House GOP Leader

Following is the Weekly Republican Radio Address, delivered by House Republican Leader Rep. Kathleen Dillingham of

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

Maine’s prescription drug costs, industry middle-men targeted by Senator Matt Pouliot in new bill

AUGUSTA – Senator Matt Pouliot is taking the recommendations of the Legislature’s 2018 bipartisan task force

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

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