The petitions call for legislative action that would expand background checks for all gun sales, pass a federal red flag law, and provide greater resources for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives.
Maine Gov. Janet Mills on Wednesday signed a pair of bipartisan bills recently passed by the state legislature intended to boost the state’s stock of affordable housing amid a pandemic-driven surge in migration to Maine and home prices.
A group of public health advocates and their legislative allies are urging Gov. Janet Mills to sign a bill that will strengthen the state’s Good Samaritan law concerning drug-related medical assistance.