Legislative Update

Earlier in the week, Democrats in the Maine Legislature indicated they will likely advance a majority budget. A press release issued Monday by the presiding officers of the Maine Legislature and co-chairs of the Appropriations and Financial Affairs Committee states...

Governor Mills Signs Bipartisan Supplemental Budget Into Law

Governor Janet Mills has signed the Fiscal Year 2020-2021 supplemental budget into law. The bipartisan supplemental, which passed the Senate unanimously and the House by a vote of 139-1, provides State income tax relief to all Maine businesses that received Paycheck...

COVID-19 Patient Bill of Rights enacted

The Senate and House approved our COVID-19 Patient Bill of Rights with bipartisan support. The bill now heads to the governor for her signature.   Now that the federal government has approved a third COVID-19 vaccine and increased the number of doses coming into...

Congressional Update from Energy Marketers of America

This week, the House passed legislation that provides a two-month extension, through May 31, for Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) applications. There is bipartisan Senate support to pass the extension, but Republican Senators introduced a modified version, which...