Youth Caucus Testimony on the College Affordability Bills

Youth Caucus Testimony on the College Affordability Bills

Today the Education Committee heard two bills regarding college affordability: Senator Justin Alfond’s LD 1703 “An Act To Increase College Affordability and the Rate of Degree Completion” and Senator Roger Katz’s LD 1702 “Resolve, Directing the University of Maine System and the Maine Community College System To Study the Establishment of a Pilot Program Based on Oregon’s “Pay Forward, Pay Back” Model of Funding Public Postsecondary Education.”

Both bills seek to address the epidemic of college debt in Maine and also directed the state to look …

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My floor speech on LD 474 “An Act to Require Edible Landscaping in a Portion of Capitol Park.”

My floor speech on LD 474 “An Act to Require Edible Landscaping in a Portion of Capitol Park.”

Today I gave a floor speech in support of LD 474, “An Act to Require Edible Landscaping in a Portion of Capitol Park.” The bill was introduced by Representative Craig Hickman and I was a proud co-sponsor. The bill passed 107-33. I’m very excited to be a part of this next step in Capitol Park’s history!

Thank you Mr. Speaker, Ladies and Gentlemen of the house I rise in support of the pending motion.

In 1920, Frederick Law Olmsted’s firm was commissioned by Governor Miliken to prepare …

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