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January 21, 2020

Governor reflects on bipartisan successes of past year, challenges ahead, and goals for the future, including improving health care, strengthening the economy, and fighting climate change

January 14, 2020

Next step in her 100,000 heat pump initiative is expected to help create jobs, reduce reliance on fossil fuels, and save Maine people money on heating bills

Joined by leaders from Efficiency Maine Trust, Hometown Heat Pumps, and the Maine Community College System at F.W. Webb Company in Augusta, Governor Janet Mills today announced that Maine was doubling its rebates to help Maine people purchase high-performance heat pumps.

January 13, 2020

Governor Janet Mills will deliver the State of the State address to a joint convention of the Maine House and Senate on January 21, 2020 at 7:00 P.M.

In her remarks, Governor Mills will pay tribute to the State’s bicentennial, celebrate the progress made during her first year in office, highlight her priorities for the second legislative session, and present her vision for Maine.

January 11, 2020

Governor Janet Mills released the following statement in honor of Bangor veteran and Purple Heart recipient Galen Cole who passed away at the age of 94 on Thursday, January 9, 2020:

January 10, 2020

Please note, this release has been updated to correct the list of bills the Governor is allowing into law

Governor Janet Mills announced today that she is allowing 24 of the remaining 27 bills she held for further review last session to become law and that she has vetoed three.

January 8, 2020

Governor Janet Mills, Senate President Troy Jackson, and Speaker of the House Sara Gideon today announced legislation to improve private health insurance for Maine people and small businesses.

January 8, 2020

Governor Janet Mills welcomed back the Legislature today for the Second Regular Session. In a statement, the Governor said she looks forward to working with members of both parties to improve health care, strengthen the economy, and fight climate change.

January 7, 2020

Governor Janet Mills today issued a posthumous pardon, believed to be the first in Maine history, for Donald C. Gellers, a deceased former attorney and advocate for the Passamaquoddy Tribe.

January 6, 2020

Governor Janet Mills announced today that she will nominate two candidates to Maine’s Supreme Judicial Court and two candidates to Maine’s Superior Court. Governor Mills will nominate attorney Catherine Connors of Kennebunk and Superior Court Justice Andrew M. Horton of Falmouth to Maine’s Supreme Judicial Court. Governor Mills will also nominate Stephen Nelson of Houlton, currently a District Court Judge, and attorney Thomas McKeon of Falmouth to the Superior Court.

January 3, 2020

In case you missed it, Governor Janet Mills penned an op-ed in the Portland Press Herald today thanking the people of Maine for the privilege of serving as their Governor and celebrating the progress Maine has made during her first year in office.