Maine House and Senate pass slew of bills as session heats up
It was a busy week at the State House in Augusta, as legislators met for in-person sessions on Tuesday and Thursday. Below is a round up of some of the bills that were voted on this past week.
The House on Thursday gave its final approval to a bill that would restrict the ability of educational institutions to withhold diplomas from students simply because they owe money to the school.
As amended, LD 1838, sponsored by Senate Majority Leader Eloise Vitelli (D-Sagadahoc), requires that upon request from a student,...