Public Policy

Public policy significantly influences the Ellsworth Chamber of Commerce as it impacts the business landscape and overall economic climate in our community. Our Chamber closely monitors and engages with relevant public policy discussions to ensure that the interests of our members are considered, advocating for policies that promote a thriving business environment. By staying informed and actively participating in these discussions, we aim to navigate regulatory changes effectively and create an atmosphere for businesses to succeed.

News From the Maine Legislature

November 28th, 2023

Revenue Forecasting Committee Meeting

Revenue Forecasting Committee Materials

November 18th, 2023

131st Legislature Lists of Requests

131st Legislature Lists of Requests

November 16th, 2023

Second Regular Session – Legislative Council Voting Results

Requests accepted by the Legislative Council on November 9, 2023 and November 16, 2023 for the Second Regular Session of the 131st Legislature


November 14th, 2023

List of 131st Legislature Second Regular Session Appealed Bill Requests – 11/14/23

List is found here:

September 29th, 2023

2023 Interim Studies

August 7th, 2023

131st Legislature Bills Carried Over Following the First Special Session

Bills Carried Over Following the First Special Session

June 8th, 2022

Maine Legislature – Streaming Archive

NOTICE: As of June 6, 2022 live video streaming of committee meetings is accessible via the Legislature’s streaming service.  To watch live video, select the meeting you wish to stream via the Legislature Meeting Calendar or the Committee’s webpage.  To watch an archive of meetings held after June 6, 2022,  go to the date the meeting was held on the calendar page and clickimage icon.

To view committee meeting video archives recorded prior to June 6, 2022 and after June 8, 2020, please visit the Legislature’s YouTube channel.

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