Governor LePage in good spirits after hospital examination

August 26, 2018

For Immediate Release: Sunday, August 26, 2018
Contact: Peter Steele, Communications Director, 207-287-5086,

AUGUSTA--Governor Paul R. LePage is resting comfortably at Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor after experiencing discomfort on Saturday while visiting family in New Brunswick.

After feeling some discomfort on Saturday evening, the Governor went to a hospital in New Brunswick. He was accompanied by First Lady Ann LePage. After a thorough examination, he was taken by ambulance to Presque Isle. The Governor was in good spirits while in the ambulance. He was then transported to EMMC in Bangor, arriving around 11:30 p.m. on Saturday.

Doctors said he is very strong and healthy. But they are keeping him in the hospital overnight for further observation. The Governor is stable and is expected to make a full recovery.