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Legislative Highlights

I Have a Proven Track Record of Getting Things Done!
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 supported.



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

290         Stabilize Property Taxes for Elderly Maine Residents                              Property Taxes

372         Children’s Health Care                                                                                 Childrens' Health

2006       Reduce Home Energy Costs                                                                       Fuel Assistance

585          Improve Tribal/State Relations Tribal/State Relations                              Tribal/State Affairs


1862       Expand Good Samaritan Law                                                                       Opiate Crisis

231          Establish “Open” Primaries Election Reform                                              Election Reform      


1639        Ban Out-of-State Trash                                                                                Environment

1959        The Importance of Water as a Natural Resource                                      Protecting Natural Resources

1663         Improve Boating Safety                                                                              Public Safety

1215         Compliance to Federal Requirements in contracts                                   Government Accountability

1010         Establishes the Maine Service Fellows Program                                      Job Creation

629          Protect Health Care Workers from Violence                                             Hospital Safety

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