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Maine Youth in Government is a program that allows any High School student in Maine to participate in a program that allows a them hands on experience in how Maine's Legislative process works. There is no other program that gives students this type of opportunity

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2015 Program Time Line

August 15th, 2015      Online Registration opens

August 15th, 2015      Bill submission begins

October 15th, 2015     Caucus Session A

October 20th 2015      Caucus Session B

October 20th, 2015     Discount for bill submission

                                                 Last day

October 26th, 2015     Caucus Session C

October 30th, 2015     Deadline for Bills

November 1st, 2015   Deadline for Hotel Rooms

November 9th, 2015   Registration Fees Deadline

November 12th, 2015 Leadership Training Event

November 13th, 2015 YIG in ME 2015 starts

    

 

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE NEW

YOUTH GOVERNOR

 

 Youth Governor Patrick Grady

Kennebunk HS 

Receiving his Governor Pin from former Maine Youth Governors Will Cadigan, Jay Gobeil, and Ben Goodman

4 Maine Youth Governor's all from Kennebunk, Jay did go to Chevrus HS.

Jay Gobeil, Patrick Grady, Will Caddigan, and Ben Goodman

 

 

Congratulations to Best Bill Award Winner

 

Samuel Kupiec of Maine School of Science and Math

Bill # 310

5 cent deposit on cigarette butts.

 

Click here to see results of all bills from YIG in ME 2014

Business & Labor and Education Committee Bills # 101 to 217

 

Financial Affairs and Health & Human Service Committee Bills # 301 to 417

Justice and Natural Resources Committee Bill # 501 to 618

 

PLANS FOR THE 2015 PROGRAM

  • New plans for Saturday evening.
  • House Chairs will attend Leadership Training Event.
  • INCENTIVES TO SUBMIT BILLS
  • Only first 90 bills submitted will be accepted
  • Youth Governor will be required to submit 8 to 10 bils
  • Committee Chairs, Committee Co-Chais, and Cabinet member will be required to    Sponsor at least 1 bill
  • Any bill submitted prior to Caucus Session # 2 will get SPONSOR only a $5.00 discount on Registration