Rep. Doug Damon In the News
November 30, 2011
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November 21, 2011
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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...
September 27, 2011
AUGUSTA - Today, the Legislature passed a bill to dramatically increase penalties for persons convicted of possessing or trafficking in so-called "bath salt" drugs. These synthetic hallucinogens have been linked to fatalities and bizarre behavior.
The measure, LD 1589, carried an emergency preamble, meaning it will take effect once signed by Governor Paul LePage. It was sponsored by State Rep. Doug Damon (R-Bangor), who said that while Bangor is the "epicenter" of the "bath salt" crisis, the ...
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...