Maine State Rep. Pierce introduces bill to implement online voter registration

Maine Secretary of State, voting rights advocates back proposal to modernize process AUGUSTA – Rep. Teresa S. Pierce, D-Falmouth, introduced a measure that would allow eligible Mainers to register to vote using a secure online portal during a public hearing before a legislative committee on April 5. Maine is one out of 10 states that does […]

Maine KIDS COUNT data book 2021 released

 On April 9, 2021, the Maine Children’s Alliance released the latest edition of the Maine KIDS COUNT® Data Book, the most comprehensive data on the status and well-being of children in Maine. The Maine Children’s Alliance is the KIDS COUNT® partner for Maine, a project of the Annie E. Casey Foundation. The coronavirus pandemic and resulting […]

New ME laws signed as lawmakers adjust to COVID protocols

The new state legislature has been hard at work in Augusta, when votes are critical and personal appearances needed and at home, working within COVID-19 protocols. Many bills have gone through committee, and then were voted on. These are the following prices of legislation that passed the legislature and that Governor Janet Mills signed into […]

Maine economic development agency announces Early Adopter Program to encourage innovation

April 6, 2021 By Ramona du Houx  The Maine Department of Economic & Community Development (DECD) announced a one-year pilot Early Adopter Program as part of the implementation of Maine’s ten year economic development strategy. The Early Adopter Program is designed to help Maine companies launch their innovative solutions and to determine their product-market fit, […]

A beginner photographer’s guide to shooting in Maine

Maine is a great place for budding nature photographers. With an abundance of wildlife, plants, and natural landscapes, almost any shot you take can be effortlessly stunning. In Maine, you can find local deer running around Moosehead Lake, nesting puffins at Eastern Egg Rock, and glorious landscapes at Acadia National Park. So if you want […]

Maine legislative updates on climate bills

April 3, 2021 By Ramona du Houx While work at the state house is limited within COVID-19 health restrictions there is still a lot that is going on in the climate sector. The following are bills being decided upon in the Maine Legislature. LD 226 (link): An Act To Limit the Use of Hydrofluorocarbons To Fight Climate […]

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