A legislative committee is endorsing two of Governor Baldacci’s nominees to serve on the Dirigo Health
The Insurance and Financial Services Committee voted yesterday
to recommend that the Senate confirm the appointments of Mary Anne
Turowski and Mary McAleney.
Turowski is an official with the Maine State Employees
Association and McAleney is a former district director for the
Small Business Administration.
Each nominee was endorsed by votes of 7 to 3 with three members absent.
A two-thirds vote of the Senate is needed to overturn a
The Senate will hold a confirmation Session on September 20th.
The Dirigo board oversees Maine’s program to expand health
coverage to uninsured workers and families.