MaineHealth utilizes its network of professionals and experts to weigh in on important policy issues that could impact our ability to meet our mission and vision.
Attached below is the 2019 Legislative Tracking Sheet:
Legislative testimony and resources from the 128th Legislature (2017-2018) are available here.
Below is legislative testimony provided by experts from MaineHealth.
MaineHealth Letter in Support of LD 29, "Resolve, To Implement the Recommendations of the Task Force to Address the Opioid Crisis in the State by Establishing a Work Group to Develop Educational Programming for Prevention of Substance Use and Substance Use Disorders among Youth and Adolescents"
Robert McCarley in Support of LD 232, "An Act to Change the Process by Which Designated Nonstate Mental Health Institutions Petition the District Court to Admit Certain Patients to a Progressive Treatment Program"
Sarah Calder in Opposition to LD 343, "An Act to Promote Equity in Business Opportunity for Tobacco Specialty Stores" & LD 416, "An Act to Allow Eating Establishments to Permit Smoking Tobacco in Designated Outdoor Eating Areas"
Annette Fournier in Support of LD 1228, "Resolve, Requiring the Department of Health and Human Services to Create a Limited Benefit MaineCare Card for Individuals Eligible for the Medicare Savings Program"