March 4, 2019 •
Maine Bill to Reduce Municipal Candidate Contributions Advances
The Maine Legislature’s Veterans and Legal Affairs Committee voted 8-1 in support of Sen. Ben Chipman’s proposal to reduce from $850 to $500 the maximum contribution to candidates seeking municipal office.
Legislative Document 780 faces additional votes in the House and Senate.
If enacted, the bill would take effect January 1, 2020.
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