Senator Roger Katz talks with us about some of the big issues facing lawmakers and the state of Maine during the current session, which just began.
Senator Katz always encourages input from constituents. If you don't already know, find out who your senator and representative is and use the links below to contact them and let them know how you feel...
This morning, we reviewed a few recent topics the legislature has been covering and introduced a new one. Lawmakers are discussing whether or not immunizations should be mandatory for Maine children before they enter school.
Senator Roger Katz of Augusta stops in to see us every Monday. Today, the topic of conversation was drones, the small, remote controlled aircraft that are used, frequently, to shoot video of things below.
According to findings, children might benefit from starting school as young as 3. Will Maine adopt this? And what about the Maine governor's pay? It's one of the lowest in the nation. Should the position get more money? What about legislators? We discussed that and more this morning.
It had been a long time since I'd spoken to Angus King. He's an easy guy to talk with. Very likable and down-to-Earth. When I saw his staff person, Elizabeth MacTaggert, at the Kennebec Valley Chamber's Business After Hours, I was surprised. I was more surprised when I saw Senator King next to her!