Maine budget Archive

ANALYSIS: Gov. Mills’ Budget: New Netflix-Hulu Tax & mobile phone tax, dangerous use of federal dollars

AUGUSTA – A deep analysis of Governor Janet Mills’ new proposed state budget is flashing warning

Guerin: Democrats wrong to take aim at tax cuts with Maine economy in dire straits

Following is the Weekly Republican Radio Message from Senator Stacey Guerin. With Maine’s economy in dire

Janet Mills’ cars for welfare recipients push continues as budget cuts in other areas are ordered

AUGUSTA – Maine might be in dire financial straits, but that isn’t stopping Gov. Janet Mills

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

“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

Rep. Foster: Maine Dems on track to “run out of other people’s money”

Following is the Weekly Republican Address, from Rep. Steve Foster. Hello, this is Steve Foster, State

“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

Rep. Millett: Governor Janet Mills spends on “wants” not “needs”, core priorities overlooked

Following is the Weekly Republican Radio Address. Hello, this is Sawin Millett, State Representative from Waterford.

Sen. Jeff Timberlake: Maine Legislature has another 150 spending bills but we should live within our means

Following is the Weekly Republican Radio Address. Now that we have returned for the second, so-called

FACT CHECK: Maine Dem Budget Committee Chair rewrites history on revenue and wages

AUGUSTA – Rep. Drew Gattine (D – Westbrook) is the House Chair of the Maine Legislature’s

Maine Person of the Decade: Paul LePage

The second decade of the twenty-first century saw Maine facing challenges that seemed insurmountable to most

Two gas tax increases, new toll booths across Maine could drive up costs for drivers in 2020

AUGUSTA – Efforts to purportedly boost funding for Maine’s roads after Gov. Janet Mills canceled road

Janet Mills’ first “Climate Council” meeting criticized for lack of concern about workers and jobs

AUGUSTA – Governor Janet Mills’ new Maine Climate Council is taking fire after the first meeting

Sen. Timberlake: Gov. Mills failed to negotiate on bonds, resorted to name calling

Last Monday, the Legislature held its one-day Special Session to consider four bond packages totaling $163

Timberlake: Maine Democrats are spending every penny they can find, some they can’t

Following is a radio address from Assistant Senator Republican Leader Jeff Timberlake. Through irresponsible spending, legislative

On day committee considers Maine teacher pay, teachers union launches attack on gun rights

AUGUSTA – The Maine Education Association (MEA) claims to be an organization dedicated to advocating for

Gov. Mills should address needs of Maine families, not lobbyists and special interests, says Rep. Wadsworth

Following is the Republican Weekly Radio Address, this week from Rep. Nate Wadsworth of Hiram. Hello,

Maine welfare for non-citizens bill approved by committee, big price tag revealed

AUGUSTA – On a day when much of Maine’s news media was covering other stories, such

Maine tax revenue missing projections since November election, off $20 million for year

AUGUSTA – According to state reports that track revenue to Maine state government from month-to-month, Maine’s

Rep. Millett: Gov. Mills’ budget sets Maine up for shortfalls, tax increases

Following is the weekly radio address from the Maine House Republicans. At the end of this

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