In This Issue:

- Overview - 2014 Summary of New Maine Laws

..User Guide

..For More Information

..Disclaimer

- Overview - 126th Legislature, 2nd Regular Session

..Political Highlights

..Key Issues Addressed

..A Look Ahead

- Business

..Banking & Financial Services

..Commerce and Trade

..Economic Development

- Education

..Primary Education

..Higher Education

..Secondary Education

- Employment

..General

- Energy & Telecommunications

..Electric

..Gas

..Telecommunications

..Utilities

- Environmental & Renewables

..Air Quality and Boilers

..Chemical Control and Products

..Environmental Permitting and Land Use

..Forestry

..Hydropower

..Mining and Natural Resources

..Renewable Energy

..Sewer

..Waste and Recycling

..Wildlife and Fisheries Management

- Government and Public Affairs

..Bond Issues

..Budget

..Legislative/Executive Process

- Healthcare

..Healthcare Delivery

..Health Information Technology

..Health Insurance

..Pharmacy

- Insurance

..Health Insurance – See Health Insurance under Healthcare

..Long-term Care

- Intellectual Property

- Litigation

..Automotive Related

..Judicial Process Reforms

..General

- Real Estate

..General

- Tax

..Income Tax

..Transactional (Sales) Tax

..Property Tax

- Trusts & Estates

- Pierce Atwood. There’s a Reason…

..Honors & Distinctions

..Office Locations

- Excerpt from Political Highlights:

This year's 2nd regular legislative session was focused largely on budget matters, carry over legislation and a limited number of new bills. Most newly introduced legislation was minor or technical in nature while only a few large reform proposals survived the legislative process.

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Topics:  Education Reform, Employee Rights, Energy, Energy Policy, Environmental Policies, Healthcare, Healthcare Reform, Insurers, Legislative Agendas, Patent Reform, State Taxes, Telecommunications

Published In: Education Updates, Elections & Politics Updates, Energy & Utilities Updates, Environmental Updates, Health Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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