Maine’s AG and Secretary of State join coalition defending key provision of the Voting Rights Act before Supreme Court

01/21/2021 Frey and Bellows Argue That Provision Removes Racial Barriers to Voting Without Infringing State Sovereignty AUGUSTA – Attorney General Aaron M. Frey and Secretary of State Shenna Bellows have joined amicus briefs urging the Supreme Court to uphold a robust test for applying Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act (VRA)-which prohibits policies and practices […]

Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry Announces 2021 Commissioner’s Distinguished Service Award

01/21/2021  AUGUSTA – Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry (DACF) Commissioner Amanda Beal announced at the virtual Agricultural Trades Show this week that the Commissioner’s Distinguished Service Award recipient for 2021 is Penelope (Penny) Jordan, a fourth-generation farmer in Cape Elizabeth, and local community organizer. Over three decades, Jordan has emerged as a leading […]


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