Governor to Participate in Potato Blossom Festival Parade, Town Hall to Follow in Fort Fairfield

July 11, 2016

For Immediate Release: Monday, July 11, 2016
Contact: Adrienne Bennett, Press Secretary, 207-287-2531

AUGUSTA – Governor Paul R. LePage has announced he will hold his next town hall in Fort Fairfield on Saturday, July 16. Prior to the town hall, Governor LePage will participate in the Potato Blossom Festival parade – one of New England’s largest parades, which celebrates agricultural heritage.

Fort Fairfield Community Center, 18 Community Center Drive is the location for the town hall. The town hall begins at 3:00 p.m. and will conclude at 4:00 p.m. At 2:30 p.m. doors will open. *Please note the time of the town hall is not at the usual time of 6 p.m.

The town hall meeting will focus on the Governor’s vision for Maine, including further reducing the income tax; reforming welfare by strengthening the State’s safety net for the most vulnerable; cutting energy costs; and addressing Maine’s high student debt burden. Our Governor will also address the upcoming five referendum questions on the November ballot for Maine citizens.