My floor speech on LD 611 “An Act To Adjust Maine’s Minimum Wage Annually Based on Cost-of-living Changes”

My floor speech on LD 611 “An Act To Adjust Maine’s Minimum Wage Annually Based on Cost-of-living Changes”

Below are the written remarks that I prepared for my floor speech yesterday on LD 611 “An Act To Adjust Maine’s Minimum Wage Annually Based on Cost-of-living Changes.” The House voted (86-58) to pass the bill.

The solutions to our economic problems require that we build from the middle out, not from the top down, and reinvigorate Maine’s middle class. We need to make sure that every employee is getting a livable wage by raising Maine’s minimum wage. We need to make sure that our workers, especially …

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My First Bill: LD 668 “An Act to Make Agriculture Studies a Part of the Maine Curriculum”

My First Bill: LD 668 “An Act to Make Agriculture Studies a Part of the Maine Curriculum”

Hi Everyone,

I wanted to let you all know that I will be introducing my first bill on Thursday and I’m very excited. LD 668 “An Act to Make Agriculture Studies a Part of the Maine Curriculum” would ensure that all Maine students learn about Maine’s proud farming heritage and develop an understanding of where their food comes from and how it gets to their plates. My goal with this bill is to strengthen our students connections with the natural world and the world of farming. …

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Public Hearing About Gun Safety Courses in Schools (LD 93: “An Act To Require Public Secondary Schools To Offer a Course in Gun Safety and Handling”)

Public Hearing About Gun Safety Courses in Schools (LD 93: “An Act To Require Public Secondary Schools To Offer a Course in Gun Safety and Handling”)

Hi Everyone!

Sorry about the delayed notice on this bill. I’ve unfortunately been quite ill the past week and just had my first day back in Augusta today! But I still wanted to let you all know about LD 93 “An Act To Require Public Secondary Schools To Offer a Course in Gun Safety and Handling,” which we will be having a public hearing for tomorrow at 2 pm. Below you will find information on the bill and the public hearing. If you can’t make it to …

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