Kathy Javner

HHS Committee Republicans: Statement on Speaker’s bill to expand MaineCare to cover noncitizens (LD 199)

“Committee Republicans are not opposed to legal immigration, the historical strength and backbone of this country. It is increasingly clear that Maine taxpayers cannot currently cover the cost for all existing entitlement programs and keep pace with our rising homeless population, opioid epidemic, and mental health crisis. The needs of Maine citizens should be our […]

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Maine Child Welfare Services Ombudsman Annual Report

The Maine Child Welfare Services Ombudsman has released its annual report. The report raises several troubling issues, indicating that our child welfare system is falling short of its duty to protect children. The Ombudsman is one source of information available to policy makers, providing neutral objective assessment of concerns raised by individuals involved in child

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Legislation

LD 101 (HP69) An Act to Return to the Former Owner Any Excess Funds Remaining After the Sale of Foreclosed Property LD 140 (HP86) An Act to Amend the Laws Governing the Right to Counsel for Juveniles and Due Process for Juveniles LD 181 (SP85) Resolve, Directing the Department of Health and Human Services to

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