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Rep. Paul Davis In the News

Rep. Davis Requests Investigation of Partisan Activity by Nonpartisan Staff

February 28, 2014

AUGUSTA - State Representative Paul Davis (R-Sangerville), ranking House Republican on the Maine Legislature's Government Oversight Committee (GOC), submitted a request to the Democratic chairpersons of the committee that an investigation be conducted into the activity of nonpartisan staff.

Recent news reports have uncovered emails from an Office of Policy and Legal Analysis (OPLA) analyst for the Health and Human Services Committee that reveal highly partisan and legally questionable a...

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Piscataquis County Survey: Welfare Reform, State Spending Top Priorities

January 29, 2014

AUGUSTA - State Representative Paul Davis (R-Sangerville) has released the results of his annual constituent survey, which he mails to every household in his district. Rep. Davis represents Atkinson, Dover-Foxcroft, Medford, Milo, Sangerville, Lake View Plantation, and Orneville Township in Piscataquis County, northwest of Bangor.

"This survey gives me an opportunity to listen to the people I represent and hear their priorities and concerns," said Rep. Davis. "Whether I speak with them a...

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Democrats Increase ATV Registration Fees

June 10, 2013

AUGUSTA - Over Republican objections, the Maine House of Representatives on Monday enacted LD 911, a bill to increase all-terrain vehicle (ATV) registration fees by $5. The fee hike bill, sponsored by Rep. Sheryl Briggs (D-Mexico), had received a divided 8-5 endorsement from the legislature's Inland Fisheries and Wildlife (IF and W) Committee and is intended to bolster the ATV Recreational Management Fund. The House enacted the bill with a 92-51 vote that fell along party lines.

"Once a...

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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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Rep. Davis Introduces Bill to Repeal Hunting Guide Mandate

February 3, 2012

House Republican Office

February 3, 2012

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Jay Finegan, 287-1445

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Rep. Davis Introduces Bill to Repeal Hunting Guide Mandate

AUGUSTA - State Rep. Paul Davis will introduce legislation next week to repeal a law that requires Canadians to hire a licensed hunting guide if they wish to hunt moose, deer or bear in Maine.

"The law's motivations were dubious from the start," said Rep. Davis (R-Sangerville), House chair of the Inland ...

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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

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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...

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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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Representatives Paul Davis and Pete Johnson Announce the College Goal Maine Program for 2011

January 25, 2011

AUGUSTAState Reps. Paul Davis (R-Sangerville) and Pete Johnson (R-Greenville) would like to remind all students seeking financial aid for college of the importance of filing the 2011-2012 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

The program, called College Goal Maine, is a statewide volunteer program coordinated by the Finance Authority of Maine (FAME). It provides free information and assistance to students and families who are applying for post-secondary education.

At 6 p.m...

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Rep. Paul Davis Chosen to guide the Inland Fisheries and Wildlife Committee

December 29, 2010

AUGUSTA- State Rep. Paul Davis has been chosen Chairman of the Legislature's Joint Standing Committee on Inland Fisheries and Wildlife. This committee is crucial to the direction of policy regarding Maine's outdoor heritage of hunting, fishing and recreation.

"It is an honor to be chosen by Speaker Nutting to Chair this committee," said Rep. Davis (R-Sangerville). "As an avid hunter, fisherman and snowmobiler, I know the issues facing Maine's outdoor industry, and I will use my experience i...

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