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The Maine Commission on Governmental Ethics and Election Practices will no longer enforce the yearly aggregate contribution limit applicable to individuals and entities contained in Maine Revised Statutes section 1015(3). In a policy statement issued June 4, 2014, the commission […]

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Despite the adjournment of the Maine Legislature on May 2, 2014, legislators are still debating issues. Republican leaders are urging Democrats to reconvene for a special session to address a funding crisis for the state’s nursing homes.    

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May 2, 2014  •  

Maine Legislature Adjourns

The 2nd regular session of the 126th Maine State Legislature adjourned sine die May 2, 2014. The statutory adjournment date was April 16, 2014; however the Legislature spent an additional two weeks in session. Legislators successfully overturned two vetoes by […]

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October 29, 2013  •  

Safe Chemicals Stroller Brigade

Demonstration to urge lawmakers to update toxic substance law

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Legislators no longer allowed to lobby immediately after term is over

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Contribution limits for all other candidates remain unchanged

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Registration and disclosure requirements upheld

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Debate to include budget issues

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Laws Found Constitutional

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Joint Committee Votes Down Bill to Exclude Gubernatorial Candidates from Clean Elections Program

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September 28, 2011  •  

Maine Special Session Adjourns

Legislature Reaches Agreement on Redistricting

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August 12, 2011  •  

Maine PAC Reporting Laws Upheld

Court finds that Maine laws properly “promote the dissemination of information about those who deliver and finance political speech”

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June 30, 2011  •  

Legislative News from the States

Sessions in Alaska, Maine, and Texas adjourn

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Reporting Requirements Upheld

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