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Blaine House Archive

Op-Ed: Gov. Janet Mills is shifting COVID-19 costs to Maine counties

Following is an op-ed from Rep. Richard Pickett of East Dixfield. On May 15th Governor Mills issued

Cooked Books? Mills Administration report claims revenue was UP in April

AUGUSTA – Are Maine’s books getting cooked by state finance officials? How could the state of

Calais City Council declares city “Open for Business” in defiance of Governor Janet Mills

CALAIS, ME – The Calais City Council has declared their city is “Open for Business” in

Sara Gideon, Jackson reject calls to bring lawmakers back to modify Gov. Janet Mills’ powers & reopen plan

AUGUSTA – Calls to bring back the Maine Legislature to remove Governor Janet Mills’ emergency powers

GOP Leaders officially call for Maine Legislature to revoke Gov. Janet Mills’ emergency powers

AUGUSTA – All four Republican members of Maine’s Legislative leadership today officially requested the Maine Legislature

Gov. Janet Mills buys 27k face masks for state workers from former Democrat operative’s business

AUGUSTA – When Governor Janet Mills announced a new state mandate that all Mainers would be

Governor Janet Mills’ “solution” is worse than the problem

Following is an op-ed from Rep. Rich Cebra of Naples. Like most Mainers, I deferred to

Gov. Janet Mills asks for public comments on how to reopen Maine, provides few details on her own plan

AUGUSTA – The purpose of the press conference held by Governor Janet Mills yesterday afternoon was

“Inescapable shortfall” Maine’s budget projected among worst due to COVID-19, stay home order

AUGUSTA, ME – Maine’s two-year budget shortfalls are growing worse by the day and a Moody’s

As Gov. Janet Mills closed Maine, she quietly bought land, funded climate change projects and more

AUGUSTA – State documents show that as Governor Janet Mills was beginning the process of shutting

Maine COVID-19 projections cut again as other states look to restart economies

AUGUSTA – Maine’s projected deaths and hospitalizations have once again been revised downward in a prominent

Maine Sheriff responds to Gov. Mills’ stay home order: “Will NOT be setting up a police state”

FRANKLIN COUNTY, MAINE – Franklin County Sheriff Scott Nichols wants to make one thing clear, his

Gov. Janet Mills announces stay at home order, gives gun shops “essential” designation

AUGUSTA – Governor Janet Mills this afternoon announced a new stay-at-home order effective from 12:01 AM

Contradicting Gov. Janet Mills, feds say firearms retailers are “essential”

WASHINGTON D.C. – Last week, the state of Maine forced one of Maine’s most famous firearms

Gov. Janet Mills’ orders gun shops closed but abortion clinics, others remain open

AUGUSTA – Word that Governor Janet Mills’ administration was forcing Kittery Trading Post to close yesterday

Lawmakers took action to protect Mainers on COVID-19 crisis

Following is the Weekly Republican Radio Address from House Republican Leader Rep. Kathleen Dillingham. Hi, this

Despite Gov. Mills’ support, bill to store all Mainers’ prescription data hits public opposition

AUGUSTA – Rep. Patty Hymanson faced stiff opposition Tuesday to her proposal to create a law

Gov. Janet Mills’ $15M Netflix, YouTube, Hulu tax approved by committee over GOP opposition

AUGUSTA – Governor Janet Mills is planning on collecting more than $15 million in new revenue

Janet Mills still at table for regional gas tax hike as current phase ends, VA & NH out

AUGUSTA – A twelve state coalition looking to implement a regional gas tax estimated at about

Cut your driving by 30%? Janet Mills’ Climate Council looking at range of costly policies

AUGUSTA – A review of the working documents of Governor Janet Mills Climate Council shows the

“Fiscal accountability” rules could leave Janet Mills facing $525M budget shortfall after surplus spent

WASHINGTON D.C. & AUGUSTA – After Governor Janet Mills increased state spending by nearly $1 billion