Rep. Larry Dunphy In the News
February 13, 2014
AUGUSTA - A bill introduced by Rep. Larry Dunphy (R-Embden) to aid the Anson and Madison Water District received the unanimous support of the Maine Legislature's Energy, Utilities, and Technology Committee Wednesday.
Anson and Madison merged their water districts in 2011 upon an act of the legislature and have been working their way through the consolidation process. Local leaders wanted municipal officers to have the flexibility to appoint members to the water district's board of trustees...
December 18, 2013
AUGUSTA - State Representative Larry Dunphy (R-Embden) has released the results of his survey of constituents on state policies. Rep. Dunphy mailed a questionnaire to each household in his district, which encompasses most of Someret County, stretching from Carrabassett Valley and Anson north to the western shores of Moosehead Lake and beyond.
"This is one way that I listen to my constituents," said Rep. Dunphy. "I always seek out ways to listen to the people I represent and find out wha...
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 ...
July 6, 2012
AUGUSTA - State Rep. Larry Dunphy, a first-term legislator from Embden, compiled a perfect voting record during the 125th Legislature. He was present for 100 percent of the roll call votes taken in the Maine House during the 117 days it was in session.
"I take my duty of voting very seriously," said Rep. Dunphy, who serves on the Energy, Utilities and Technology Committee. "The citizens of my district expect me to be their voice in Augusta. Legislators have many duties, including a lot of ...
November 30, 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...
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...
February 7, 2011
AUGUSTA - State Rep. Larry Dunphy has already gone to work on the Joint Standing Committee on Energy, Utilities and Technology, a policy panel that will put him in position to shape legislation on a range of issues, from energy conservation and the natural gas industry to cable TV services.
Rep. Dunphy (R-Embden), a first-term legislator, said he is pleased with his committee assignment. "Energy is central to our way of life," he said. "I work in the paper industry, and the cost of electri...