Andrea Cianchette Maker

Andrea Cianchette Maker

Pierce Atwood LLP

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Under the Dome: Inside the Maine State House

In recent weeks, Governor LePage and the Department of Health and Human Services have disagreed with Attorney General Janet Mills regarding the Administration’s ability to influence whether municipalities distribute General...more

7/14/2014 - Government Aid Municipalities Non-Resident Aliens Residency Status

Under the Dome: Inside the Maine State House

Governor, Attorney General Disagree Over General Assistance - In what has been characterized by some as capitalizing on a national political issue, the Department of Health and Human Services has issued guidance to...more

6/30/2014 - Appropriations Bill Family Assistance Plans Guidance Update Legislative Committees Municipal Bonds Municipalities Undocumented Immigrants

Under the Dome: Inside the Maine State House

Under the Dome: Inside the Maine State House provides a high-level overview of recent activity at the Maine State House. PRIMARY ELECTION RESULTS SET STAGE FOR NOVEMBER BALLOT - On June 10th, Mainers went to the...more

6/13/2014 - Legislative Agendas

Under the Dome: Inside the Maine State House

Under the Dome: Inside the Maine State House provides a high-level overview of recent activity at the Maine State House. Governor LePage Names Richard Rosen Acting DAFS Commissioner - On May 29th, Governor...more

6/2/2014 - Legislative Agendas Political Appointments Political Campaigns

2014 Summary Of New Maine Laws: State Of Maine 126th Legislature, 2nd Regular Session

In This Issue: - Overview - 2014 Summary of New Maine Laws ..User Guide ..For More Information ..Disclaimer - Overview - 126th Legislature, 2nd Regular Session ..Political Highlights ...more

5/16/2014 - Education Reform Employee Rights Energy Energy Policy Environmental Policies Healthcare Healthcare Reform Insurers Legislative Agendas Patent Reform State Taxes Telecommunications

Under The Dome: Inside The Maine State House 5-2-14

Under the Dome: Inside the Maine State House provides a high-level overview of recent activity at the Maine State House. Legislature Returns for “Veto Day” - On May 1st, the Legislature met to consider some...more

5/2/2014 - Healthcare Legislative Agendas Medicaid Medicaid Expansion

Under The Dome: Inside The Maine State House

Under the Dome: Inside the Maine State House provides a high-level overview of recent activity at the Maine State House. Augusta Quiet Until Legislature Returns Next Week - At 1:05 a.m. on Friday, April 18, the...more

4/28/2014 - Legislative Agendas

Under The Dome: Inside The Maine State House 4-18-14

Under the Dome: Inside the Maine State House provides a high-level overview of recent activity at the Maine State House. Legislature Completes Last Full Week of Work for the Year - On April 18th at 1:05 a.m.,...more

4/21/2014 - Ballots Biotechnology Economic Development Emergency Response Legislative Agendas Medicaid Municipal Bonds Political Campaigns Public Investments Public Utilities Commission Solar Energy Water Wind Power

Under The Dome: Inside The Maine State House 4-11-14

Under the Dome: Inside the Maine State House provides a high-level overview of recent activity at the Maine State House. Governor Vetoes Medicaid Expansion Legislation - On April 9th, Governor vetoed LD 1487, a...more

4/11/2014 - Healthcare Legislative Agendas State Budgets State Taxes

Under The Dome: Inside The Maine State House 4-4-2014

Under the Dome: Inside the Maine State House provides a high-level overview of recent activity at the Maine State House. Governor Issues a Number of Vetoes - This week, Governor LePage vetoed seven different...more

4/7/2014 - Legislative Agendas

Under The Dome: Inside The Maine State House 3-28-14

Under the Dome: Inside the Maine State House provides a high-level overview of recent activity at the Maine State House. Legislature Approaching End of Session - The statutory adjournment date for the...more

3/28/2014 - Legislative Agendas State Budgets State Taxes

Under The Dome: Inside The Maine State House 3-21-14

Appropriations Committee Reports Out Supplemental Budget and “Rainy Day” Fund Bill - At 3:00 a.m. on March 19th, the Appropriations and Financial Affairs Committee voted unanimously to report out two budget-related...more

3/24/2014 - Bonds Proposed Legislation State Budgets

Under The Dome: Inside The Maine State House 3-14-14

Under the Dome: Inside the Maine State House provides a high-level overview of recent activity at the Maine State House. Governor Vetoes Three Bills - This week, the Legislature was presented with three vetoed...more

3/14/2014

Under The Dome: Inside The Maine State House 3-7-14

Under the Dome: Inside the Maine State House provides a high-level overview of recent activity at the Maine State House. Two Proposals for Medicaid Expansion Voted Out of Health and Human Services Committee...more

3/7/2014 - Legislative Agendas Medicaid Medicaid Expansion State Budgets

Under The Dome: Inside The Maine State House 2-28-14

Under the Dome: Inside the Maine State House provides a high-level overview of recent activity at the Maine State House. Appropriations Committee Sets Out Process, Some Substance of Supplemental Spending - Over...more

2/28/2014 - Legislative Agendas State Budgets

Under The Dome: Inside The Maine State House 2-21-14

Under the Dome: Inside the Maine State House provides a high-level overview of recent activity at the Maine State House. Governor Puts Hold on Bonds- On February 20th, State Treasurer Neria Douglass briefed the...more

2/21/2014 - Bonds Legislative Agendas State Budgets

Under The Dome: Inside The Maine State House 2-14-14

- Excerpt from Legislature Overrides Governor’s Veto of School Nutrition Bill: On January 10th, the very first week of the legislative session, Governor LePage announced that he had vetoed five of sixteen bills that he...more

2/17/2014 - Education Reform Healthcare Legislative Agendas

Under The Dome: Inside The Maine State House 2-7-14

Under the Dome: Inside the Maine State House provides a high-level overview of recent activity at the Maine State House. Governor LePage Delivers State of the State Address - On the evening of February 4th,...more

2/10/2014 - Legislative Agendas

Maine Legislators Take Aim At "Offshore Tax Havens"

Maine legislators have introduced legislation (LD 1120) to “close offshore tax loopholes.” The U.S. Public Interest Research Group’s report, "Closing the Billion Dollar Loophole," estimates that Maine could save $14 million...more

2/7/2014 - Offshore Funds Tax Evasion Tax Haven

Under The Dome: Inside The Maine State House 1-31-14

Governor’s State of the State Address Scheduled for Next Week: On January 24th, the Governor’s Office announced that Governor LePage will deliver his annual State of the State Address on Tuesday evening, February 4th....more

2/3/2014 - Healthcare Legislative Agendas Medicaid Medicaid Expansion

Under The Dome: Inside The Maine State House 1-24-14

Additional Veto Considered This Week - On January 10th, the very first week of this legislative session, Governor LePage announced that he had vetoed five of sixteen bills that he held from the last legislative...more

1/24/2014 - Legislative Agendas Medicaid State Budgets

Under The Dome: Inside The Maine State House 1-17-2014 - Governor Vetoes Five Bills Held From Last Session

Under the Dome: Inside the Maine State House provides a high-level overview of recent activity at the Maine State House. Governor Vetoes Five Bills Held from Last Session - On January 10th, the very first week...more

1/20/2014 - Legislative Agendas Legislative Vetoes Medicare State Budgets

Under The Dome: Inside The Maine State House 1-10-2014

Under the Dome: Inside the Maine State House provides a high-level overview of recent activity at the Maine State House. Legislative Session Starts with a Flurry of Activity - On the morning of January 8th, the...more

1/13/2014 - Healthcare Legislative Agendas Medicaid Expansion Medicare Waste Waste Disposal

Under The Dome: Inside The Maine State House 1-3-14

Under the Dome: Inside the Maine State House provides a high-level overview of recent activity at the Maine State House. New Year Begins and Augusta Readies for Legislative Session - With most of the State...more

1/6/2014 - Legislative Agendas

Under The Dome: Inside The Maine State House 12-6-2013

Under the Dome: Inside the Maine State House provides a high-level overview of recent activity at the Maine State House. Budget Issues a Certain Component of Next Year’s Legislative Agenda - Maine’s budget...more

12/9/2013 - Healthcare Legislative Agendas Medicaid

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