Government Affairs

Maine Legislative Team

Legislative Updates

March 25, 2020
State Grants Request for "Essential Business" Status

March 24, 2020
Governor Mills' Emergency Order Regarding Essential Businesses and Operations

March 20, 2020
State and Federal Resources RE: COVID-19 Response

March 19, 2020
Governor's Emergency Bill - LD 2167

March 18, 2020
129th Second Session Adjournment Update

June 21, 2019
Maine House and Senate Adjourn Sine Die After Legislative All Nighter

December 21, 2018
Maine Legislators Receive their Upcoming Committee Assignments
Legislative Update

December 7, 2018
Maine's Constitutional Officers Selected as the 129th Maine Legislature Formally Begins
Legislative Update

November 16, 2018
2018 Maine Election Results - Leadership Elections
Legislative Update

November 7, 2018
2018 Maine Election Results - Initial Results
Legislative Update

November 6, 2018
2018 Maine Election Primer
Legislative Update

September 4, 2018
Legislature Returns for Special Session
Legislative Update

June 12, 2018
Legislature Nears Special Session as Democrats and Republicans Watch Primary Election Results
Legislative Update

May 4, 2018
End of Session Update: 128th Maine Legislature
Legislative Update

April 20, 2018
Session Update: 128th Maine Legislature 
Legislative Update

October 3, 2017
Special Session Update: Governor LePage Calls in Legislature
Legislative Update

August 4, 2017
End of Session Update: 128th Maine Legislature
Legislative Update

July 28, 2017 
End of Session Update: 128th Maine Legislature 
Legislative Update

June 14, 2017
Maine Budget Update: Committee of Conference
Legislative Update

January 10, 2017
128th Maine State Legislature, First Regular Session, List of Legislative Bills
Legislative Update

January 7, 2017
2018-18 Biennial Budget Release
Legislative Update

December 23, 2016
128th Maine Legislature House and Senate Committee Assignments
Legislative Update

December 8, 2016
Summary of "Swearing in Day" at the 128th Maine Legislature
Legislative Update

November 9, 2016
2016 Election Summary
Legislative Update

November 5, 2014

Legislative Alert

Firm Highlights


Legislative Alert: First Week of the Legislative Session Update

The 130 th Maine State Legislature convened on Wednesday, December 2 nd to be sworn-in, to elect the Speaker and the Senate President, and to elect Maine’s Constitutional Officers. Due to the COVID-19 epidemic...


Legislative Alert: Maine Legislators receive their upcoming committee assignments

As was promised by Senate President Troy Jackson, the presiding officers of the Maine Senate and House announced committee assignments for the recently sworn in 130th Legislature this afternoon. This is roughly a week...


Legislative Alert: Maine Legislature Adjourns!

The First Special Session of the 130 th Legislature finally adjourned on Monday night, July 19 th . As many of you may remember, the First Regular Session ended in March 30th when the...


Legislative Alert: 2020 Election and State House Update

(Current as of 11/4/20 at 2:30 PM EST) Presidential Maine is one of two states in the country that splits its electoral votes. As in 2016, this turned Maine’s more rural 2nd Congressional District...


Legislative Alert: Governor Janet Mills Updates the Keep Maine Healthy Program

Last month, Governor Mills made a number of adjustments to the state’s Keep Maine Healthy Program, allowing for greater capacity for indoor dining, establishing opening dates for indoor service at bars and tasting rooms...


Legislative Alert: House Democratic and Senate Republican Leadership Elections

Senate Republicans held their leadership votes on Tuesday, November 10 th . As expected, Senator Jeff Timberlake was elected as Republican Leader. Both Senator Matt Pouliot and Senator Trey Stewart ran to be the...


Legislative Alert: Governor Janet Mills' Stage 4 Announcement

Governor Janet Mills announced Tuesday afternoon that Maine will enter Stage 4 of its four-stage Restarting Maine’s Economy Plan on October 13, 2020. Stage 4 will allow for increased indoor capacity during the winter...