Despite the pandemic hampering the legislative process, the 130th Legislature considered more than 2000 bills over the two sessions between 2021 and 2022. Aided by covid funding from the federal government we were able to begin to address many outstanding needs.
Here's just a sample of some of the enacted bills during the session that I either sponsored, cosponsored or voted to adopt.
I Have a Proven Track Record of Getting Things Done
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LD# BILL DESCRIPTION BILL CATEGORY
1986 Exempt Permanently Disabled Veterans from Property Taxes Veterans' Assistance
2001 Support for Maine's Veterans Homes Veterans' Assistance
2003 Increase Affordable Housing Opportunities Affordable Housing
Helps Address homelessness and affordable housing in Maine.
Fiscal Year 22-23 Budget Priorities including:
372 Children’s Health Care Health Care
2006 Improve Home Energy
Assistance Program Housing Costs
585 Improve Tribal/State Relations Tribal/State Relations
Will help decrease overdose deaths
231 Establish “Open” Primaries Election Reform
1639 Ban on Out-of-State Trash Environment
1959 The Importance of Water as a Natural Resource
1663 Improve Boating Safety
1215 Compliance to Federal Requirements in contracts
1010 Establishes the Maine Service Fellows Program
629 Protect Health Care Workers from Violence