Maine Senate Republican Radio Address, 8-16-19

Getting Our Arms Around Mental Health Care Even though the legislature is not in session during this time of year, senators and representatives keep busy doing the work we were elected to do. For some of us, that means attending conferences that help us to develop new ideas and better serve the people in our … Continue reading Maine Senate Republican Radio Address, 8-16-19

New Maine Law Could Have Prevented Mass Shootings in Ohio/Texas

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - 8/5/2019 (Augusta, Maine) Along with the rest of the nation, our prayers and sympathies are with all of those affected by the mass shootings in Texas and Ohio this past weekend. We all grieve together over the needless loss of friends and neighbors. In that grief, the search for solutions becomes … Continue reading New Maine Law Could Have Prevented Mass Shootings in Ohio/Texas

Senator Farrin Achieves “100 Percent” Voting Record in State Senate

For Immediate Release The Office of the Secretary of the Maine State Senate has released its records for the first session of the 129th Maine Legislature and Sen. Brad Farrin (R-Norridgewock) has been recognized for having a voting record of 100%. Senator Farrin is serving his first term in the State Senate.He previously served two … Continue reading Senator Farrin Achieves “100 Percent” Voting Record in State Senate

Senator Black Achieves “100 Percent” Voting Record in State Senate

For Immediate Release The Office of the Secretary of the Maine State Senate has released its records for the first session of the 129th Maine Legislature and Sen. Russell Black (R-Wilton) has been recognized for having a voting record of 100%. A lifelong resident of Wilton, Senator Black is serving his first term in the … Continue reading Senator Black Achieves “100 Percent” Voting Record in State Senate

Sen. Lisa Keim Appointed State Director for Women in Government

State Senator Lisa Keim of Oxford County was recently selected as a State Director for the national organization, Women In Government. She will represent Maine in that capacity. Women In Government Foundation, Inc. is a non-profit, non-partisan organization of female state legislators across the country which provides educational resources, expert forums, networking and leadership opportunities. … Continue reading Sen. Lisa Keim Appointed State Director for Women in Government

July 19, 2019 Radio Address

Senate Republican Radio Address – 7-19-19 Through irresponsible spending, legislative sleight of hand, and an unchecked ability to pass whatever laws they choose, Democrats are using their new majority in state government to make Maine a place few of us will recognize. Hello, this is Assistant Senate Republican Leader Jeff Timberlake of Androscoggin County. Over … Continue reading July 19, 2019 Radio Address

Maine State Senator Lisa Keim Selected to Co-Chair CSG National Task Force Subcommittee

AUGUSTA – Senator Lisa Keim (R-Oxford) has been selected to co-chair a subcommittee of The Council of State Governments’ (CSG) national Future of Work Task Force. “The CSG Future of Work Task Force will bring together a diverse group of state officials to explore how states can best navigate the challenges and opportunities of the … Continue reading Maine State Senator Lisa Keim Selected to Co-Chair CSG National Task Force Subcommittee

Senator Lisa Keim Praises Passage of LD 1526

AUGUSTA – Brought to the attention of Senator Keim by her constituents, LD 1526, An Act to Increase the Availability of Foster Homes, removes barriers that block loving families from becoming foster families.LD 1526 moves the responsibility of fire code inspection from the State Fire Marshal to the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). … Continue reading Senator Lisa Keim Praises Passage of LD 1526

Governor Mills Halts Urgently Needed Funding for Maine Nursing Homes

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – JULY 8, 2019Governor Mills last Wednesday announced that she will not sign a bipartisan bill (LD 1758) that would have provided urgently needed funds to Maine nursing homes. This inaction will delay by at least six months the funding provided by the legislature to support these struggling facilities. In just the … Continue reading Governor Mills Halts Urgently Needed Funding for Maine Nursing Homes