Tom Saviello

democracy

If Republicans don’t support health care expansion, the people of Maine may act

This Friday, depending on which way the legislature votes, 70,000 Mainers who are working hard and just scraping by could finally gain access to health care coverage. Another 4,000 Mainers

Roger Katz

Health care expansion fails in Senate after Republicans Katz and Woodsome flip

After Republican Senator Tom Saviello’s bill to accept federal funding for MaineCare expansion passed by a single vote in the Senate on Tuesday and was subsequently passed in the House

Maine Center for Economic Policy

Republican-led MaineCare expansion passes in Senate, but LePage veto looms

The Maine Senate on Tuesday voted 18-17 in favor of legislation sponsored by Republican Senator Tom Saviello to accept federal dollars to expand access affordable health care for low-income Mainers.