Sen. Rick Bennett’s efforts to terminate the State of Emergency were featured in the Press Herald this week

Maine Senate rejects attempt to end COVID-19 state of emergency Republicans have been pushing since last spring to rein in Gov. Janet Mills' emergency powers during the pandemic, arguing lawmakers should have a seat at the table. https://www.pressherald.com/2021/03/11/maine-senate-rejects-attempt-to-end-covid-19-state-of-emergency

Sen. Rick Bennett’s efforts to better regulate short-term and payday loans were featured in the Press Herald this week

Maine senator calls for crackdown on ‘snake oil and fine print’ payday loans State Sen. Rick Bennett of Oxford calls for limits on how much lenders can charge for short-term loans to hard-pressed Mainers. https://www.pressherald.com/2021/03/12/maine-senator-calls-for-crackdown-on-snake-oil-and-fine-print-payday-loans/