Governor LePage announces departure of Deputy Chief of Staff Kathleen Newman

October 30, 2017

For Immediate Release: Monday, October 30, 2017
Contact: Julie Rabinowitz, Press Secretary, 207-287-2531

AUGUSTA – Governor Paul R. LePage has announced that Kathleen Newman, his longtime deputy chief of staff and legislative director, has decided to leave her position.

“We are sorry to see Kathleen go, and we will miss her vast depth of knowledge, as well as her expertise and skill at dealing with legislative matters,” said Governor LePage. “But we are pleased she will now get to enjoy some much-deserved time off before she starts the next chapter in her life. We wish her well.”

Before joining Governor LePage's team, Newman served as president and CEO of Associated Builders and Contractors of Maine, representing the construction industry before the Maine Legislature, Congress and state and federal regulatory bodies. Prior to her work at ABC, Newman operated her own political consulting firm, which provided governmental and regulatory affairs services and political campaign management.