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Rep. Tyler Clark In the News

Republican Appropriators Support Spending Reductions

January 16, 2014

AUGUSTA - The Maine Legislature's Appropriations and Financial Affairs Committee on Thursday afternoon is hearing public testimony on spending reduction recommendations put forward by the Office of Policy and Management (OPM).

The recommendations were required as a part of the state's biennial budget passed last summer. The Legislature tasked OPM with finding $33,750,000 worth of spending reductions as a part of balancing the budget for fiscal years 2014 and 2015. The executive branch w...

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Military Recruiter Bills Spark Fiery Debate in Maine House

June 4, 2013

AUGUSTA - The House on Tuesday took up two bills concerning military recruiters in public schools. The first, LD 1502, requires that public high schools allow recruiters to administer the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) test to students who elect to take it. Under the bill, recruiters, not school staff, would take the time to administer the test, which would remain voluntary for the students.

That bill was rejected mostly along party lines, 74-68. Majority Democrats ...

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DAFS Commissioner Briefs Budget Committee on Curtailment Order and Shortfall

January 4, 2013

AUGUSTA - Commissioner Sawin Millett of the Department of Financial and Administrative Services (DAFS) briefed the Legislature's Appropriations Committee today and took questions on the recent curtailment order that cuts state spending by $35.5 million through the remainder of fiscal year 2013.

Rep. Kathy Chase (R-Wells), Republican Lead on the Appropriations Committee, was hopeful that the Committee will achieve a positive solution. "We need to work together to solve the budget shortfal...

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Release: Rep. Clark posts near-perfect voting record

October 11, 2012

To the Star Herald and Aroostook Republican

House Republican Office

August 13, 2012

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Jay Finegan, 287-1445


State Rep. Clark Posts Near-Perfect Voting Record

AUGUSTA - State Rep. Tyler Clark, a second-term legislator from Easton, posted an outstanding voting record during the 125th Legislature, voting on 99.7 percent of the 369 roll call votes held in the House.

Rep. Clark, who serves on the Appropriations and Financial...

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Rep. Wallace sworn in as Legislature's newest member

November 30, 2011

House Republican Office

November 21, 2011

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Jay Finegan, 287-1445


Ray Wallace sworn in as Legislature's newest member

AUGUSTA - State Rep. Ray Wallace was sworn into office today by Governor Paul LePage after winning a special election to fill a vacant seat in House District 24.

Rep. Wallace (R-Dexter) said he was motivated to run for office by the reform agenda championed by the Republican majorities in the House and Senate...

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Health insurance reform clears initial hurdle in Maine House

May 5, 2011

AUGUSTA - Landmark legislation to revamp Maine's health insurance market cleared a critical hurdle today in the House of Representatives by a vote of 76-72. The measure, designed to generate more competition and bring rates closer to national norms, now moves to the Senate. Final enactment votes in both bodies could come as early as next week.

"The people of our state are the winners today," said House Speaker Robert Nutting. "For years, reasonable proposals to fix a dysfunctional health insur...

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Rep. Clark Proposes 24-Hour Waiting Period Before an Abortion Procedure

March 7, 2011

AUGUSTA - State Rep. Tyler Clark (R-Easton) has submitted legislation to require a 24-hour waiting period before a physician can perform an abortion after first securing informed written consent, except in cases involving a medical emergency.

Rep. Clark's legislation - "An Act to Require a 24-Hour Waiting Period Prior to an Abortion" - has been referred to the Legislature's Judiciary Committee, which has jurisdiction over abortion and reproductive rights. The bill has seven cosponsors, six ...

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Rep. Tyler Clark Begins Work on Appropriations Committee

January 31, 2011

AUGUSTA - State Rep. Tyler Clark has begun work on the Legislature's Joint Standing Committee on Appropriations and Financial Affairs, where he will have an influential voice in shaping policy regarding state budgetary matters.

Rep. Clark (R-Easton) said he is honored by the appointment and looks forward to the assignment, even though it will be challenging. "We face a long and difficult road in putting together the next state budget," he said. "Tax revenues are down substantially from a fe...

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