Rep. Dianne Tilton 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...
March 14, 2011
AUGUSTA - State Rep. Dianne Tilton has been appointed to the Maine Council on Poverty and Economic Security, which advises the governor and the Legislature on approaches that the state can employ to improve the economic situations of residents who are poor or near poor.
The council, established in 2008, convened for the first time in 2009 and focused on such things as energy security, health care, affordable housing and hunger. The group helps develop short- and long-term strategies to put ...
December 22, 2010
AUGUSTA - State Rep. Dianne Tilton has been appointed to a new, 15-member select committee created to study Maine's regulatory system and propose changes to help improve the state's business environment.
The panel, formally named the Committee on Regulatory Fairness and Reform, will work in concert with the administration of Governor-elect Paul LePage to draft legislation and bring proposals before the Legislature.
Rep. Tilton (R-Harrington), a second-term legislator, is a graduate of ...