Governor Mills ENDS early closing time
January 28, 2021
With Improving Public Health Metrics, Mills Administration Ends Early Business Closing Time
Augusta, MAINE
 - Governor Janet Mills announced today that she will end the 9:00 p.m. early closing time for businesses, effective Monday, February 1, 2021. The decision is the result of Maine's improving public health metrics, including a decrease in Maine's positivity rate and new COVID-19 cases per million.
Starting February 1, those businesses that had been subject to the requirement may resume evening operating hours while continuing to follow other public health and safety requirements outlined in the COVID-19 Prevention Checklists.
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Gov. Mills vows to solve
the PPP taxation issue
After receiving state-wide feedback from the business community, yesterday Gov. Mills announced she would work with her departments to find an alternative solution to state taxation on forgiven PPP money, which would provide the state of Maine 100 Million dollars in taxes needed to balance the budget, paid for by struggling Maine businesses. At this point, there is no guarantee an alternative exists, however she has vowed to try. To read the full press release, click here
2021 Maine State Legislature Bills
A first look at the issues the Maine Legislature will be discussing:
·   List of Bill Titles by Sponsor (70 Pages)