Legislative Updates

The MEA has been working endlessly with various state government committees to get legislation passed that would benefit schools, staff and students.  

Bill Description Status
LD167 An Act to Prevent Food Shaming in Maine’s Public Schools passed
LD1370 An Act to Address Violent Behavior in the Classroom  
LD300 An Act To Protect Hourly School Personnel Pay During School Days Missed Due to Weather or Emergency Closures  
LD240 An Act To Allow Public Employers of Teachers to Negotiate Regarding Educational Policies  
LD900 An Act to Expand the Right of Public Employees Under the Maine Labor Laws i.e. gives teachers the right to strike