NEWS ARCHIVE

August 5, 2010

Rep. Cebra Bill Would Require Photo ID for Voting

July 27, 2010

Rep. Cebra Submits Bill to Ease Burden of Maine’s Public Pension System

July 19, 2010

Rep. Sarty Named to Group Studying ATV Enforcement Rules

July 13, 2010

Rep. Joan Nass Named to Task Force on Kinship Families

June 22, 2010

Rep. Knapp Accepted to New Class of Leadership Maine

June 21, 2010

Aroostook Legislative Delegation Backing Sen. Susan Collins in Potato Battle with USDA

May 6, 2010

Rep. Wes Richardson Named to Panel to Integrate Health Reform Law

May 3, 2010

Rep. Fossel Named to Panel to Integrate Health Reform Law

April 22, 2010

Rep. Ayotte Named to Rail Advisory Task Force

April 15, 2010

Rep. Plummer Warns of Early Season for Lyme Disease

April 9, 2010

House GOP Leaders: ‘Poison Pill Amendment’ Could Cost State $235 Million

April 8, 2010

Rep. Langley: New tax law will benefit nonresident boaters and coastal businesses

April 7, 2010

Rep. Strang Burgess: New law assures insurance will be there when needed

April 6, 2010

Rep. Nass: Bill to raise veterans’ property tax exemption goes to working group

April 2, 2010

Rep. Tardy: With Maine Debt at $11.5 Billion, This Is No Time for Bonds

March 25, 2010

Rep. Cushing Rejected in Effort to Debate Constitutionality of ‘ObamaCare’ Mandates

March 24, 2010

Rep. Cushing Files Resolution Urging AG Mills to Join Lawsuit over Insurance Mandate

March 10, 2010

Rep. Joy Proposes Plan to Divide Maine into Two States

March 18, 2010

Rep. Kathy Chase: New Property Tax Safety Net Protects Elderly Homeowners

March 9, 2010

House GOP Leaders Urge Stronger School Reforms to Compete for Federal Grant

March 5, 2010

Rep. Fitts’ Bill to Fix Taste-Testing Law Wins House Approval

March 3, 2010

Defeat of School Self-Insurance Option a Major Blow to Struggling Sector

February 18, 2010

Rep. Sarty Details Proposal to Let School Districts Self-insure

February 12, 2010

Rep. Edgecomb Presents Governor with Petitions to Save Northern Whitetail Deer Herd

February 11, 2010

Reps. Ayotte and Edgecomb Say Caribou Bypass Will Ease Traffic, Strengthen Economy

February 3, 2010

Rep. McLeod’s ‘Good Samaritan’ Bill Draws Support in Committee Hearing

February 3, 2010

Republican Legislator Submits Bill to Save Health Insurance Costs for Schools and Municipalities

January 29, 2010

Bill on dangers of ethanol set for Transportation Committee public hearing

January 28, 2010

Rep. Fitts Calls National Popular Vote ‘Urban Power Grab’

January 27, 2010

Rep. McLeod’s ‘Good Samaritan’ Bill Resumes Legislative Journey

January 14, 2010

Rep. Kimberley Rosen Elected Vice Chair of National Organization of Women Legislators

January 3, 2010

Rep. Chase’s Bill to Lower Property Taxes Moves Closer to Vote

December 18, 2009

Rep. Fitts’ Bill to Improve Rail Service Gathers Key Support

December 18, 2009

Legislature’s GOP Leaders React to Governor’s Budget Changes

November 23, 2009

Republicans Saved Taxpayers $196 Million By Standing Firm on Bond Package

November 20, 2009

GOP Leaders Respond to Governor’s Curtailment Order

November 20, 2009

Rep. Thibodeau Bill Offers Warranty Options for Consumers

November 11, 2009

Rep. Knapp Welcomes Launch of Reusable Bags Campaign

October 28, 2009

Rep. Fossel Will Appeal Bill to Create Insurance Fraud Unit

September 15, 2009

Rep. McFadden Named to Commission Studying Teachers' Pay

July 28, 2009

Maine Joins Education Compact for Military Children

July 20, 2009

Rep. Fletcher Appointed to New Broadband Advisory Council

June 22, 2009

Rep. Thibodeau: New law represents victory for Maine’s utility ratepayers

June 19, 2009

Rep. Tardy: 85,000 families face tax increase under new law

June 11, 2009

Rep. Prescott: New law on interscholastic athletics enhances accountability and transparency

June 10, 2009

Washington County Legislators See Domtar Benefits Expanding Beyond Baileyville

June 10, 2009

Rep. Dianne Tilton Selected for Prestigious Legislative Leadership Program

June 9, 2009

GOP Legislative Leaders Urge Governor to Veto Tax Rebalancing Bill

June 9, 2009

Education Commissioner Agrees to ‘Stand Alone’ Status for SAD 44

June 5, 2009

Rep. Doug Thomas Offers Option for Highway Fund

June 4, 2009

Rep. Tardy, Sen. Raye Thank Governor for Vetoing Bill to Give Driver’s Licenses to Illegal Aliens

June 2, 2009

GOP Assails Dirigo Funding Scheme as Tax on Doctors’ Bills

May 29, 2009

Sales Tax Holiday Bill Prevails in House

May 28, 2009

Rep. Fitts: Budget Gives Orphan Schools Reprieve from Financial Penalties

May 19, 2009

Rep. Tardy Says Defeat of Out-of-state Insurance Bill Was Vote against Common Sense

May 19, 2009

Republican Leaders Hail Bipartisan Budget Agreement

May 15, 2009

Bill to Exempt School Union 60 and School Union 37 from Consolidation Mandate Advances in Legislature

May 13, 2009

House Republicans Riled Over Defeat of Bill to Lower Cost of Health Insurance

May 12, 2009

Rep. Jon McKane Goes on Offensive to Save Out-of-state Insurance Bill

May 8, 2009

House GOP Leaders Hail Defeat of Government Secrecy Bill

May 1, 2009

Rep. Weaver Bill on State Employees' Health Insurance Contributions Wins Unanimous Committee Support

May 1, 2009

GOP Legislative Leaders Find Budget Fix Lacking in Long-term Solutions

May 1, 2009

Rep. Dean Cray Seeks to End Health Care ‘Scam’ by State Employees

April 27, 2009

Rep. Thomas Blocked in Effort to Roll Back Turnpike Toll Increases

April 27, 2009

Rep. Weaver: State Employees Should Contribute 15 Percent to Health Insurance Costs

April 24, 2009

Republicans on Appropriations Committee Say Budget Situation 'Cries Out for Structural Change'

April 22, 2009

Rep. Nass Hopeful that Family and Consumer Science Bill Will Prevail

April 21, 2009

Rep. Giles' Bill on Eminent Domain Would Fully Compensate Business Owners

April 15, 2009

Rep. Windol Weaver's Bill Would Require State Employees to Contribute to Health Insurance Costs

April 9, 2009

Republican Legislators Push Common Sense Solutions for Maine's Future

April 8, 2009

Rep. Rosen’s Bill to Protect Victims of Domestic Violence Advances in Legislature

April 8, 2009

Rep. McKane ‘Stunned’ that Democrats Vote Down ElderCare Support to Protect State Employee Travel

April 6, 2009

Public Hearing Set for Bill to Create Sales Tax Holiday

March 25, 2009

GOP Legislators Move To Protect Laid-Off Workers From Taxes

March 24, 2009

Insurance Committee Shoots Down Bill to Permit Out-of-State Health Care Coverage

March 20, 2009

Republican Legislators Fight Increased Turnpike Tolls

March 13, 2009

GOP Leaders Appalled by News of $235 Million MaineCare Deficit

March 13, 2009

Rep. Tilton Bill Would Help Protect Livelihoods of Scallop Fishermen

March 12, 2009

Rep. Giles Seeks $20 Million Bond to Help Small Businesses Weather Economic Turmoil

March 12, 2009

Public Hearing Set for Rep. McKane’s Bill on Out-of-State Health Insurance

March 10, 2009

Rep. Fitts' bill gives 'Orphan Schools' Reprieve from Financial Penalties

March 6, 2009

Rep. Wes Richardson Named to High-Profile Health Policy Council

March 5, 2009

GOP Legislators Lead Campaign to Clean Up Shellfish Flats

March 4, 2009

Republican Leaders Comment On Governor's Bond Proposal

February 26, 2009

Rep. Giles Submits Bill to Increase Seed Money Limits for Clean Elections Candidates

February 26, 2009

Rep. McKane Bill Would Contract Out State Auditing Procedures, Reducing Costs

February 6, 2009

Rep. Cebra Submits Welfare Reform Bill

February 2, 2009

Rep. Knight Submits Bill Exempting Severance Pay from State Taxes

February 2, 2009

Rep. Tardy, Sen. Raye Testify For Newport Attorney Recommended for Human Rights Position

January 26, 2009

Rep. Millett Bill Would Give Schools Scheduling Flexibility

December 16, 2008

Republican Leaders Comment On Supplementary Budget Proposal

December 9, 2008

Rep. Tardy Spends Day At Alma Mater As Distinguished Policy Fellow

December 5, 2008

Rep. Stacey Fitts Named to Ocean Energy Task Force