LD 1578 – An Act to Adopt an Interstate Compact to Elect the President of the United States by National Popular Vote

Read the latest committee actions & public comments for LD 1578…

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Attorney General Aaron M. Frey Announces $700 Million Settlement with Google over Play Store Misconduct

“The alleged conduct by Google is an outrageous market manipulation that allowed it to cash in by limiting users’ choices,” said Attorney General Frey. “Google, and other large corporations are not immune from consumer protection laws. My office and other attorneys general across the country are proud to bring Google to account for this violation of consumers’ trust.”…

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Governor Mills Announces $1.3 Million in Maine Jobs & Recovery Plan Grants To Advance Innovative Clean Energy Businesses

“With funding from my Jobs Plan, Maine’s clean energy businesses and entrepreneurs will receive support to help them grow, innovate, and thrive,”said Governor Janet Mills. “These investments will expand Maine’s clean energy economy and……

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Commisson Accepts Standard Offer Electricity Supply Bids For Customers Of CMP and Versant

The Maine PUC accepted bids today for the remaining half of the electricity supply requirement for 2024 Standard Offer service for residential and small non-residential customers of……

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Attorney General Aaron M. Frey Cautions Those Seeking to Donate to Lewiston Charities to Avoid Scams

Before donating, donors are urged to keep the following tips in mind……

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Commentary: PUC will do a rigorous job with the public’s help

We will continue to hold utilities accountable. We want to hear from you in the process.…

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Maine’s Congressional Delegation and Governor Mills Continue Push to Prohibit Offshore Wind Development in Maine Fishing Grounds

“The Maine Lobstermen’s Association (MLA) appreciates that BOEM’s draft Wind Energy Area (WEA) avoids much of Lobster Management Area 1, but we remain strongly concerned that two large swaths of critical fishing grounds within LMA1 are still under consideration for offshore wind development…”…

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Governor’s Energy Office Seeks Proposals to Conduct Research on Offshore Wind in Gulf of Maine

The Governor’s Energy Office (GEO) is seeking proposals to conduct research related to offshore wind in the Gulf of Maine, based on priorities identified by the Maine Offshore Wind Research Consortium……

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Eel guts, salmon blood: Maine companies look to make the most of fish waste

Converting waste from salmon, eel and other marine species into consumer and biomedical products has opened a new and lucrative path for Maine’s seafood industry.…

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Effort to ban new natural gas pipelines thrusts Maine into national debate

The bill from Public Advocate William Harwood is backed by environmental groups and would ban any new natural gas pipelines from being constructed outside existing service areas.…

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After defeat of Question 3, it’s time to work together to meet Maine’s energy goals

Mainers rightly expect and deserve responsible electric utilities that are focused on providing reliable, affordable service while facilitating our state’s efforts to accomplish our ambitious energy goals. Every day, you place your trust in us, and we take that responsibility seriously.…

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Maine Dairy Processors Earn Funding from the Northeast Dairy Business Innovation Center Existing Dairy Processor Expansion Grant Program

Over $12.2 million to 35 dairy businesses across the eight Northeast states……

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Maine Legislature Will Consider Proposal to Fight Chinese-owned Marijuana Operations

An Act to Combat Racketeering by Foreign Organizations in Maine Cannabis Markets — is intended to provide local, county, and state law enforcement agencies with the authority and tools to combat what the Department of Homeland Security refers to as Asian Transnational Criminal Organizations (ATCOs).…

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MAINE’S SINGLE AREA CODE EXTENDED AN ADDITIONAL THREE AND A HALF YEARS

“This is one of the longest extensions of our exhaust date since we began our work to preserve Maines single area code,” said……

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Office of the Attorney General and Maine State Police Announce Release of Investigatory Documents in Mass Shooting

The Office of the Attorney General and Maine State Police are announcing the release of documents in the investigation into mass……

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Governor’s Energy Office Welcomes United Kingdom Delegation to Maine to Advance Partnership on Floating Offshore Wind

The Maine Governor’s Energy Office welcomed a delegation from the United Kingdom to Maine to advance the partnership with the UK to foster and promote floating offshore wind.…

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Maine nonprofit purchases PFAS-contaminated farm for research on chemicals in agriculture

Maine Farmland Trust announced has been working with farmers for several years as concerns grew that the state’s history of fertilizing fields with sludge had inadvertently contaminated some fields with PFAS…

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New England States Issue Invitational Call for Innovative Project Design Concepts in Pursuit of Federal Funding

The Grid Innovation Program, administered through DOE’s $10.5 billion Grid Resilience and Innovation Partnerships Program, is intended to fund projects that improve grid reliability and resilience using advanced technologies and innovative partnerships and approaches. The deadline to submit concepts is October 20, 2023.

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Governor Mills Announces $6.5 Million Maine Jobs & Recovery Plan Program for Electric Grid Upgrades to Support Rural Economic Development

Governor Mills announced a $6.5 million Maine Jobs & Recovery program to help Maine businesses update electrical grid capacity at their facilities to expand their operations and workforce.…

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SAVE THE DATE: PILF Argues Before The First Circuit Court of Appeals

This case implicates significant issues of press freedom, the First Amendment, and clean elections. At issue is Maine’s penalties for speaking about public records.…

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