Current News


Town of West Gardiner now offering Rapid Renewal Service
 
December 8, 2017
Unveiling of State of Maine Bicentennial Commemorative License Plates set for Dec. 4
November 27, 2017
Bureau of Motor Vehicles to discontinue Limerick visits
November 20, 2017
Bureau of Motor Vehicles to discontinue Kittery visits
November 17, 2017
Secretary Dunlap seeks preliminary injunction in lawsuit against election commission
November 16, 2017

Maine State Archives to host Nova Scotia ‘Tree for Boston’ event
November 13, 2017
Secretary Dunlap files lawsuit seeking access to Elections Commission correspondence, information
November 9, 2017
Secretary Dunlap issues petitions for people’s veto of ranked choice voting law
November 6, 2017
Secretary Dunlap to visit multiple polling places on Election Day
November 6, 2017
Notaries Public Now Subject to New Laws Regarding Petitions
November 2, 2017
Veterans encouraged to display license plate decals showing branch of service, medals
November, 1, 2017
Homeland Security grants waiver; Maine licenses acceptable for federal ID purposes

October 19, 2017
Homeland Security grants grace period to continue accepting Maine licenses for federal ID purposes
October 10, 2017
Town of Chesterville now offering Rapid Renewal Service
October 6, 2017
Maine State Archives to offer Halloween tour during American Archives Month
September 28, 2017
Town of Pittston now offering Rapid Renewal Service 
September 27, 2017
Secretary Dunlap encourages voter registration, announces release of citizens’ guide to 2017 election
September 26, 2017
Towns of Lincoln & Litchfield now offering Rapid Renewal Service
September 25, 2017
DHS: The State of Maine was not targeted in 2016 scanning of elections systems
September 22, 2017
Attorney General Janet Mills and Secretary of State Matthew Dunlap offer resources on damaged vehicles
September 20, 2017

Special election set to fill District 56 House seat
September 15, 2017
Calling all artists: Maine State Archives seeks ornament for WWI commemoration event
September 13, 2017
Secretary Dunlap announces final wording of referendum questions
September 9, 2017
Town of Osborn now offering Rapid Renewal Service 

August 21, 2017
Secretary Dunlap announces ballot order of referendum questions

August 16, 2017
Secretary Dunlap to draw ballot order for casino, healthcare questions
August 11, 2017
Absentee ballots for Referendum Election now available by request via online service
August 8, 2017
Public comment period now open on proposed wording of referendum questions

August 2, 2017
Secretary Dunlap denies elections commission’s second request for Mainers’ voter data
August 1, 2017
Secretary Dunlap reviewing Elections Commission’s second request for voter data
July 27, 2017
As member of elections commission,  Secretary Dunlap committed to voters’ rights

July 20, 2017
Secretary Dunlap will deny Elections Commission request based on provisions of Maine law

July 3, 2017
Secretary Dunlap assures citizens of protections for voter registration information

June 30, 2017
Town of Poland now offering Rapid Renewal Service 

June 29, 2017
Secretary Dunlap Announces Results of Statewide Bond Referendum Question

June 21, 2017
Maine BMV unveils new video to help prepare road test applicants

June 20, 2017
Homeland Security agrees to extension of REAL ID compliance period for Maine

June 15, 2017
Secretary Dunlap to visit multiple polling places during Special Referendum Election

June 12, 2017
Annual reports for business and nonprofit entities are due June 1, 2017

May 24, 2017
Citizen’s Guide to the June 13 Special Referendum Election now available online
May 18, 2107
Secretary Dunlap releases animated version of Used Vehicle Buyer’s Guide
May 15, 2017
Absentee ballots now available for June Special Referendum Election

May 12, 2017
Annual reports for business and nonprofit entities are due June 1, 2017
May 11, 2017
Town of Nobleboro now offering Rapid Renewal Service
May 5, 2017
Secretary Dunlap announces winners of 2017 Maine Constitution Essay and Poster Contest

May 1, 2017
Maine Broadband Coalition joined by legislators in support of internet connectivity bills

April 26, 2017
Maine Broadband Coalition to urge support of internet connectivity bills
April 25, 2017
West Forks Plantation now offering Rapid Renewal Service

April 21, 2017
Secretary Dunlap to recognize Donate Life Month during statehouse ceremony Wednesday

April 10, 2017
Bureau of Motor Vehicles announces new schedule for several mobile driver license units

March 20, 2017
Maine State Archives, Library launch Digital Maine Transcription Project

March 3, 2017
Citizens’ initiative for ‘affordable health care’ qualifies for 2017 ballot

February 21, 2017
Secretary Dunlap announces results of 2016 Native American Essay Contest

February 2, 2017
Citizens’ initiative for York County slot machines/casino qualifies for 2017 ballot
January 23, 2017
City of Hallowell now offering Rapid Renewal Service 
January 13, 2017

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