Senate approves bill to improve homeownership through student debt relief

Policies that make it easier for working families to make a good life here in Maine are good for all of us. For parents and grandparents, it is about keeping our loved ones close. For communities and businesses, it’s about making sure we have a new generation of workers and community leaders. With one of the oldest populations in the union, there is a whole generation of Mainers getting ready to retire, and we need young people to fill these roles and carry on this legacy. LD 1978 is about making it possible for young people to stay in Maine and make a life for themselves whether they were born here or have chosen to make this state their home.

Pres. Jackson’s HOMED Act becomes law

AUGUSTA — A bill from Senate President Troy Jackson, D-Allagash, that looks to reduce student debt and help young Mainers compete in a tough housing market was signed into law by Governor Janet T. Mills on Tuesday. LD 1709, “An Act To Promote Home Ownership by Minimizing Education Debt,” otherwise known as the HOMED Act, […]