State Senate Nominations Announced 

The Senate Labor Committee voted 10-0 today to recommend the governor’s appointment of Jeanne Shorey Paquette as Maine Labor Commissioner. She currently serves as Deputy Commissioner.Several of the governor’s nominees for new terms on Maine’s court benches also won committee support.The Judiciary Committee endorsed the renomination of Justices Jeffrey Hjelm of Rockland, Thomas Humphrey of Portland and Thomas Warren of Portland to the Superior Court Bench.The full senate still must confirm all the nominations. Those votes are scheduled for Thursday.