Jennifer Poirier

Why I spoke out on tribal judicial issues

Bangor Daily News by Opinion Contributor Jennifer Poirier of Skowhegan represents District 70 in the Maine House of Representatives. In a May 9 column titled, “Harmful misinformation can’t distract from tribal progress in Maine,” Penobscot Nation Chief Kirk Francis and Ambassador Maulian Bryant said that my floor speech for LD 2007, An Act to Advance Self-determination for Wabanaki Nations, […]

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Bill to ensure parental control over their children’s upbringing and education to have Public Hearing

Seeks to ensure that the state does not take control away from parents STATE HOUSE– Rep. Jennifer Poirier (R-Skowhegan) has introduced a bill to ensure that parents have control over the upbringing and education of their children. LD 1953 – RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine to Establish a Parental Bill of

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LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE ENDORSES REPUBLICAN CAUCUS PROPOSAL TO INCREASE PUBLIC DEFENSE FUNDING

Members of the Legislature’s Judiciary Committee vote unanimously to increase the funding proposed in the Governor’s supplemental budget from $1 million to $6 million STATEHOUSE – In a 14-0 unanimous vote, the Legislature’s Judiciary Committee endorsed a proposal by legislative Republicans on Thursday to increase the funding for the Maine Commission on Indigent Legal Services

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