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Governor Signs Lyme Disease Awareness Bill

June 25, 2013

AUGUSTA - Governor Paul LePage on Tuesday signed LD 597, a bill to combat Lyme disease by providing for better patient information resources. House Republican members Rep. Deborah Sanderson of Chelsea, Rep. Heather Sirocki of Scarborough, and Rep. David Johnson of Eddington worked closely with the bill's sponsor, Rep. Sheryl Briggs of Mexico to ensure its passage.

Rep. Johnson, who suffers from Lyme disease, was one of five House Republican cosponsors of the bill. "I'm glad to see this ...

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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. Dave Johnson posts outstanding voting record in 125th Legislature

July 12, 2012

AUGUSTA - State Rep. Dave Johnson compiled one of the best voting records in the Legislature over the last two years, voting on 99.2 percent of all roll call votes held in the Maine House during the 117 days it was in session.

"Voting on issues that directly affect our state is serious business," said Rep. Johnson (R-Eddington), a former Marine. "We tackled a number of vital issues that had been neglected for years and made some difficult decisions."

Rep. Johnson, who serves on the V...

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Rep. Wallace sworn in as Legislature's newest member

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...

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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. David Johnson Appointed to Veterans and Legal Affairs Committee

January 26, 2011

AUGUSTA - State Rep. David Johnson has been named to the Legislature's Veterans and Legal Affairs Committee, giving him an influential voice in a range of areas, from election law and veterans' programs to off-track betting.

"This committee was one of my top choices," said Rep. Johnson (R-Eddington), a first-term legislator "As a former Marine with an active interest in veterans' issues, I look forward to the work we'll be handling. This committee will be busy this session with gambling is...

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