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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...

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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. Waterhouse Bills Crack Down on Unapproved Bonds for Government Buildings

March 29, 2011

AUGUSTA - State Rep. Paul Waterhouse has introduced two bills that would block or sharply curb the ability of the Maine Governmental Facilities Authority (GFA) to borrow money.

LD 807, which has been referred to the Appropriations and Financial Affairs Committee, would completely eliminate the GFA's ability to issue bonds or negotiable securities beginning on October 1, 2011.

The second bill, LD 984, proposes to amend the Maine Constitution to require a two-thirds vote of both houses...

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Rep. Waterhouse Draws Double Duty Legislative Assignments

January 26, 2011

AUGUSTA - State Rep. G. Paul Waterhouse will handle a double-duty assignment in the new Legislature, serving on both the Judiciary Committee and the Taxation Committee. He also has been named to the House Ethics Committee.

"It's an honor and a privilege to represent the people of District 98 in the Maine House," said Rep. Waterhouse, who has returned to legislative service after previously serving eight years in the House, finishing in 2002. "I have six years of experience on the Judiciary ...

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