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Legislative Action

 


Welcome to the Legislative Track Team! Our goal is to help you testify either for or against proposed laws. Provided below are only suggestions. If you have a different opinion than what is shared here, we encourage you to share your testimony as you choose. Your voice is important!

As with any race, there is a clock and testimonies should submitted preferably before a public hearing, any submitted the day after will be submitted to the committee but will not be published on line.

If you would like to present in person via zoom, register 30 minutes before the hearing; a link will be emailed to you.

Please testify for proposed bills with public hearings THIS WEEK. Click on the committee names below:

 

* Health Coverage, Insurance & Financial Services

 

* Veteran and Legislative Affairs

 

* Health & Human Services

 

Judiciary

 

* Education

 

* Taxation

Click HERE to Testify

Instructions:
1. click on link above ( https://www.mainelegislature.org/testimony/ )
2. Select Public Hearing and the Committee name
3. Choose the date and time
4. Select the LD # and type in your information and testimony

INCLUDE PERSONAL SHORT STORIES


Other bills we have tracked in these committees:

Agriculture, Conservation & Forestry
Fishing, farming, forestry

Appropriations & Financial Affairs
State budget, bond issues

Education
Schools

Energy, Utilities & Technology 
Fuel use, renewable energy, broadband, water & sewer

Criminal Justice & Public Safety
Crimes, law enforcement, corrections

Health & Human Services
MaineCare/Medicaid, children, elderly, mental health, immunizations, tobacco

Health Coverage, Insurance & Financial
Health care reform, benefits, disability, workers compensation

Judiciary
Procedure, personal & property rights

State & Local Government
Governor’s powers

Taxation
Your wallet

Veteran and Legislative Affairs
Elections, campaigns, vetoes, alcohol & pot laws, veterans


If you already know the LD number, click HERE to see the calendar. It will show a list of LDs that have public hearings in the next 2 weeks.

For more information on the type of bills proposed by eaach committee select HERE.

More resources:

Find your Legislators

How Maine legislation is passed

CCRC’s process for tracking legislation (Powerpoint)

Join these efforts on social media and find more info & opinions:

Maine Legislative Watch Dogs
Maine Legislative Watch
Maine People Before Politics
Maine Policy Institute

THE CCRC LEGISLATIVE TRACK TEAM IS STILL LOOKING FOR
SUBJECT MATTER EXPERTS TO HELP
UNTANGLE THE MEANING AND RAMIFICATIONS OF LDS

Next CCRC General Meeting

Next Tuesday, November 16th, 5:45 p.m. Social / 6:30 p.m. Meeting

2nd Floor: Moody's Collision Center, Gorham, 200 Narragansett St., Gorham
Doors will be open and food available beginning at 5:45 pm.

NOTE:
In lieu of a speaker presentation, the Committee will take up the bylaw amendments which have been worked on by the Executive Committee for several months.  There are significant changes being proposed, including calculating the number of municipal representatives, composition of the Executive Committee,  and Standing and AD Hoc Committees. Please review these amendments in advance of the meeting.

Details regarding food:
There will be a catered sandwich, salad, and dessert available for $15 per person. If you will be joining us for social time and eating at the meeting, please reply to Annalee (azr5209@aol.com).

Drinks will NOT be provided. You are welcome to bring your own (including alcohol if you wish).