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Maine

Maine

Maine (ME)


Capital: Augusta

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Facts & Statistics

STATE STATISTICS 
Population 2018
1,338,404
Population 2017 1,335,063
Population 2016 1,331,370
Below Poverty 2018 11.6
Below Poverty 2017 11.1
Below Poverty 2016 12.5
Employment – Population Ratio 2018
61.2
Employment – Population Ratio 2017 61.4
Employment – Population Ratio 2016 60.7
Unemployed 2018 3.4
Unemployed 2017 3.4
Unemployed 2016 3.8
Foreclosure Rate 2018 1 of 2,911
STATE FACTS
Eastport is the most eastern city in the United States. The city is considered the first place in the United States to receive the rays of the morning sun.
Maine is the only state in the United States whose name has one syllable.
Approximately 40 millions pounds (nearly 90 percent) of the nation’s lobster supply is caught off the coast of Maine.

 

 

 

Government

ELECTED OFFICIALS
 Governor
Janet Mills (R)
 President of the Senate Troy Jackson (D)
 Attorney General Aaron Frey (D)
 Secretary of State Matthew Dunlap (D)
 State Senate Control D – 21; R – 14
 State House Control D – 89; R – 57; I – 4;

 

 

Legislative Process

LEGISLATIVE DATES AND DEADLINES
Convenes December 19, 2018
Sine Die Adjournment June 19, 2019
Committee Action Deadlines N/A
Crossover Deadline None
Carryover from Previous Session Yes (2019 – 2020)
Governor’s Signing Deadline (in session) 10 days, Sundays excepted
Governor’s Signing Deadline (after adjournment) 3 days from the next meeting of the legislature
Veto Override 2/3 majority
Legislation Effective Date 90 days after adjournment
 

 

 

Notable Laws & Legislation

SAFE Act
Security Breach Notification Law

Enforcement

Consumer Complaints

Regulatory Actions

Featured Regulations

Advocacy, Initiatives & Reports

Advocacy

 

Trade Associations

There are currently no partner industry associations in Maine

Political Geography


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