Judiciary Committee’s public hearing for LD 2094: An Act To Implement the Recommendations of the Task Force on Changes to the Maine Indian Claims Settlement Implementing Act”.

February 14, 2020. Video Excerpts:
February 19, 2020. Video Excerpts:
February 14, 2020. Transcripts:

House Speaker Sara Gideon, Senate President Troy Jackson, Penobscot Nation Chief Kirk Francis, Former Penobscot Chief and Elder Barry Dana speak at the legislative Judiciary Committee’s public hearing for LD 2094: “An Act To Implement the Recommendations of the Task Force on Changes to the Maine Indian Claims Settlement Implementing Act”. February 14, 2020.

Mark Chavaree, Penobscot Nation, Penobscot Nation Legal Counsel, Sonja Dana, Passamaquoddy Tribal Elder, Tribal Council at Motahkomikuk, Indian Township, Vice Chief Darrell Newel, Passamaquoddy Tribe at Motahkomikuk, Indian Township Edward Bassett, Passamaquoddy Tribe at Sipayik, Pleasant Point, Sipayik Environmental Department

John Banks, Penobscot Nation, Director of Department of Natural Resources and Sam St. John, Houlton Band of Maliseet, Water Resources

Representative Thom Harnett (Gardiner – D – House District 83), member of Judiciary Committee, Paul Downing, Passamquoddy Tribal Council, Motahkomikuk, Indian Township, Senator David Miramant ( D- District 12 -Camden), Rep. Rachel Talbot Ross (Portland -D- District 40)

Attorney General Aaron Frey

Matt Manahan, attorney with Pierce Atwood: Matt Manahan represents a coalition of municipal and corporate wastewater discharge licensees on the Penobscot River, who are intervenors on the side of the State in the ongoing case Penobscot Nation v. Mills

Tim Woodcock, Eaton Peabody Attorney for Maine Forest Products Council speaking in opposition to LD 2904

Charles Pray, Executive Director at Maine County Commissioners Association speaking in opposition to LD 2904, Corey Hinton, Esq. Passamaquoddy Tribal Member and Lawyer for the Passamaquoddy Tribe

Kaighn Smith, Counsel for Penobscot Nation