AUGUSTA - The Maine House of Representatives today voted 74-58 in favor of a governor’s bill sponsored by Speaker Sara Gideon that would end Maine’s outdated law banning qualified and trained nurse practitioners and other advanced practice clinicians (APCs) from providing abortion care.
Members of Law Enforcement, Recovery Community, Civil Rights Advocates Voice Support for Drug Law Reform Bill
Augusta – The Maine Coalition for Sensible Drug Policy today voiced support for LD 1492, An Act to Reform Drug Sentencing Laws, which it said will save lives by bringing a public health approach to Maine’s drug policy.
Groups Call for Nationwide Change
Federal Appeals Court Upholds Ruling that Jail Must Provide Maine Woman with Medication Assisted Treatment for Substance Use Disorder
Boston – A federal appeals court in Boston has upheld a lower court ruling that the Aroostook County Jail must provide a Madawaska woman with medication assisted treatment for her substance use disorder while she serves a 40-day sentence.
Press Conference: Bipartisan Legislators and Privacy Advocates Support LD 946 to Restore Internet Privacy
Bipartisan legislators and privacy advocates will speak in support of LD 946, “An Act to Protect the Privacy of Online Customer Information,” at a press conference on Wednesday, April 24 at 10:00 a.m. at the State House Welcome Center.