Maine House of Representatives Archive

Sen. Cyrway: Janet Mills, Dems Have A Lot Of Bills But No Plans To Make Spending Effective

The titles for potential new bills have been submitted for the Second Session of the current

State Rep. proposes Maine ban vaping and e-cigarettes

AUGUSTA – Rep. Janice Cooper, a Democrat from Yarmouth, is proposing a ban on the sale

Ban on plastic straws will be considered by Maine lawmakers in 2020

AUGUSTA – When the Maine Legislature reconvenes in January for their second regular session, a bill

Rep. Dick Pickett: Mainers should speak up against oil and gas tax increases from Democrats

Hello, this is Dick Pickett, the State Representative from Dixfield. Just last week, the Governor’s Energy

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

Maine House GOP Leader Kathleen Dillingham: Special Session should not be needed

Hello, this is Representative Kathleen Dillingham of Oxford, the Republican Leader of the Maine House. Since

Rep. Haggan: “Brand new” recipients got help, not most vulnerable Mainers

Following is a Weekly Republican Radio Address from Rep. David Haggan (R – Hampden). Hello, I’m

Wadsworth: Maine should put vulnerable citizens first, but this legislature did not

Maine citizens have a long history of moderation and the balancing of viewpoints when it comes

Rep. Dillingham: Truly needy Maine citizens must come first, but Democrats did not set priorities

Hello, this is Representative Kathleen Dillingham of Oxford, the Republican Leader of the Maine House. The

Gov. Mills’ staff wrote nursing home language she’s citing as reason to stop funding bill

AUGUSTA – Maine’s Republican lawmakers are more interested in finding a solution for Maine’s underfunded nursing

Welfare for non-citizens bill lurks in Maine House as session nears end

AUGUSTA – A bill that would provide welfare benefits to non-citizens, even those who have yet

Despite Senate support, Maine House kills both bills to ban non-citizen voting

AUGUSTA – The Maine House of Representatives, led by Speaker Sara Gideon, has killed two bills

Public opinion heavily opposed to giving away Maine’s electoral college votes

AUGUSTA – If online public opinion polls and questions asked by Maine’s mainstream news media are

Rep. Keschl: State Budget Includes Republican Proposal for Direct Property Tax Relief

Following is the Weekly Republican Radio Address from Rep. Dennis Keschl of Belgrade. Hello, this is

Maine House Democrats approve local option sales tax

AUGUSTA – Your cost for food and lodging could soon be going up. Earlier today, in

Bill to affirm right of self defense, use of deadly force to stop rape, kidnapping voted down in Maine House

AUGUSTA – Rep. John Andrews’ (R – Paris) bill to affirm the right of Mainers to

Bill to add $350 million to Maine’s pension debt moving forward in Legislature

AUGUSTA – One of the first of Maine’s major financial problems Governor Paul LePage tackled when

Maine Legislature: Expand abortions for minors without parental consent, but ban tanning beds for them

AUGUSTA – An interesting dynamic is now playing out in the Maine Legislature where the policies

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

Scheme to give away electoral college votes is wounded, but still alive says Rep. Faulkingham

Following is the Republican Weekly Radio Address This is Representative Billy Bob Faulkingham from Winter Harbor.

Despite surplus, Maine House Democrats vote down modest income tax cut

AUGUSTA – While most observers were anticipating the big floor fight over the attempt to give

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