Rep. Karen Foster 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...
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...
January 31, 2011
AUGUSTA -- State Rep. Karen Foster has been appointed to the Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry, a high-profile assignment for a first-term legislator. The position will give her an influential voice on a range of important issues, from food safety and pesticides to farmland preservation and Land for Maine's Future.
"I feel privileged to be serving on this committee," said Rep. Foster (R-Augusta), who raises registered Black Angus cattle. "It is an opportunity to guide poli...