Maine Legislature Archive

Maine Rep. Michael Lemelin demands apology from Speaker for “racist” smear

AUGUSTA – For as long as anyone can remember, informally naming a virus after the geographic

Maine SoS: Asking voters to show ID is “rooted in white supremacy”

AUGUSTA – The idea that Maine voters should show photo ID when they vote to in

Maine Pandemic Tax: Gov. Mills’ allies vote down proposal to remove tax from state budget

AUGUSTA – Late Thursday night, news broke that Governor Mills’ Democrat allies on the Maine Legislature’s

After watch dog inquiry, Gov. Janet Mills backtracks on “welfare for cars” program – now wants cash paid out

AUGUSTA – After a watch dog group filed a legal demand for the documents showing her

Gov. Janet Mills’ program to buy cars for welfare recipients nears final approval

AUGUSTA – A program originally created by Speaker Sara Gideon that was due to sunset without

Sen. Dow: If Troy Jackson has medical information from the future, he should share it

Following is the Weekly Republican Radio Address from Senate Republican Leader Dana Dow. I am Senator

Maine Senate Prez claims “window” of safety on COVID-19 to justify huge legislative session

AUGUSTA – A window of safety on COVID-19 or a window to spend Maine government into

Bill to track all Mainers’ prescription drugs about to move forward despite pandemic

AUGUSTA – Pandemic or not, a proposal that would require all dispensers of prescription drugs to

Rep. Nate Wadsworth: Governor Janet Mills shouldn’t be acting alone

Following is an op-ed from Rep. Nathan Wadsworth. Maine citizens are becoming increasingly divided. It didn’t

‘Where we are’ is increasingly unwise and unacceptable says Maine Rep. Abbie Griffin

Hello, this is State Representative Abbie Griffin of Levant with the Weekly Republican Radio Address. There

State Rep mocks, dismisses Maine eatery that announces closing due to lock down

SCARBOROUGH – As Governor Janet Mills’ heavy restrictions on many sectors of the economy near the

Rep. Kathleen Dillingham: We’re all in this together

Hi, this is House Republican Leader Kathleen Dillingham from my home in Oxford to deliver this

New Maine Bail Reform bill would abolish bail for many crimes

AUGUSTA – One thing most people with experience in Maine’s Judicial or jail system would agree

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

Sen. Pouliot: Maine’s math scores are slipping, the right tech can turn things around

This past week, the Maine Department of Education released a summary of the results of the

Governor Janet Mills proposes raiding LePage liquor funds used for hospital debt

AUGUSTA – Lost in the debate around Governor Janet Mills’ lack of proposed funding for roads

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.

Gov. Janet Mills’ new spending plan mostly ignores Maine’s roads and nursing homes

AUGUSTA – When Governor Janet Mills spoke the most memorable line in her recent State of

As overdose deaths rise, Gov. Janet Mills’ broken promises on opioid crisis come into focus

AUGUSTA – As Governor Janet Mills entered office in 2019, deaths due to the use of

Despite high costs, liberal groups, legislators support Maine electric school bus scheme

AUGUSTA – Liberal groups and lawmakers lined up at a legislative committee hearing this week to

Janet Mills admin says they’re “managing decline” of Maine’s roads and bridges

AUGUSTA – “Competently managing decline” is usually not how any executive wants to start their second

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