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Speaker Gideon Introduces Legislation to Protect Consumers from Unfair Insurance Billing Practices

Speaker of the House Sara Gideon (D-Freeport) introduced LD 1155, “An Act To Protect Patients and the Prudent Layperson Standard.” In several states, insurance companies have been warning policy holders that if their emergency department visit results in a diagnosis for something that the insurer doesn’t think was an emergency, the insurer will deny payment of the claim leaving the patient responsible for the bill.

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Speaker Gideon Introduces Legislation to Upgrade Culverts, Making Critical Habitat and Safety Improvements

Speaker of the House Sara Gideon (D-Freeport) introduced LD 923, legislation that would make critical habitat and safety improvements. This $5,000,000 bond would allow for an upgrade of municipal culverts at stream crossings in order to enhance and restore rivers, streams and fish and wildlife habitats and to allow communities to better prepare for extreme storms and floods.

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Testimony of Speaker Sara Gideon In Support of LD 295 An Act to Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue to Increase Rural Maine’s Access to Broadband Internet Service Tuesday, February 19, 2019 Senator Breen, Representative Gattine and distinguished members of the Joint...

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