In his first term, Gov. Paul LePage has made major tax cuts to lift the burden on approximately two-thirds of Maine’s taxpayers and has significantly improved the ability for new businesses to come to Maine, therefore creating much-needed jobs. In addition to fiscal reforms, LePage has taken action to help protect the environment. As an […]
NEWCASTLE — The Sheepscot Valley Conservation Association will host an Ice Cream Social from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday at the Harriet Bird Community Center across from SVCA headquarters, 624 Sheepscot Road. The free event will highlight Conservation Crunch (a new flavor of ice cream created by Lears Old Fashioned Ice Cream to celebrate SVCA’s […]
LD 156 – An Amendment to the Constitution of Maine Concerning Early Voting and Voting by Absentee Ballot
This bill, sponsored by Rep. Michael Shaw, D-Standish, would change the Maine Constitution by directing the Legislature to create a system for allowing in-person voting before Election Day. As a constitutional amendment, it requires a two-thirds vote by both houses of the Legislature and a majority vote by Maine residents in a referendum in November.
Early-voting measure advances in Maine House
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Motion to accept the “ought to pass as amended” report:
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