Let’s Act Together Now to Ensure Maine’s Elderly and Sick Have Access to the Care They Need

Sen. Jeff Timberlake Delivers This Week's Senate Republican Radio Address This is Senate Republican Leader Jeff Timberlake of Androscoggin with the Weekly Republican Radio Address.  Recently I attended a meeting with Central Maine Healthcare and members of the Androscoggin Delegation.  At this meeting it was presented to us that unless there is a testing exemption … Continue reading Let’s Act Together Now to Ensure Maine’s Elderly and Sick Have Access to the Care They Need

Legislature Urged to Convene With Looming Healthcare Crisis

Hospitals forced to ration care - Legislature must act before it is too late LETTER TO PRESIDING OFFICERS October 12, 2021 President Troy Jackson 3 State House StationAugusta, ME 04333 Speaker Ryan Fecteau2 State House StationAugust, ME 04333 Dear President Jackson and Speaker Fecteau, We recently attended a meeting with members of the leadership team … Continue reading Legislature Urged to Convene With Looming Healthcare Crisis

JOB POSTING FOR COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR

MAINE STATE LEGISLATURE SENATE REPUBLICAN OFFICE Augusta, Maine The Maine Legislature’s Senate Republican Office is seeking applicants for a COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR. This is full-time, year-round partisan position working with the Senate Republican Caucus. The ideal candidate has a college degree and preferably five years of relevant experience; has strong knowledge of the political and media … Continue reading JOB POSTING FOR COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR

Senator Lisa Keim Office Hours

Senator Keim Invites Constituents to Meet With Her at the Locations Listed Below When: Monday, October 11, 10:00-11:30 amWhere: Ludden Memorial Library, 40 Main St., Dixfield When: Tuesday, October 12, 11:30-1:00 pmWhere: Zadoc Long Free Library, 5 Turner St., Buckfield When: Tuesday, October 12, 2:30-4:00 pmWhere: Town Office, 366 Valley Rd., Waterford When: Tuesday, October … Continue reading Senator Lisa Keim Office Hours

Second Lobsterman Group Suing Biden Administration

Following the suit filed recently by the Maine Lobstermens Association, the Maine Lobstering Union has filed a lawsuit to stop the implementation of the new NOAA rules in the Gulf of Maine. "On Monday, the Maine Lobstering Union announced it is filing a federal lawsuit to try to stop the impending closure of more than … Continue reading Second Lobsterman Group Suing Biden Administration

Maine won’t sue over right whale restrictions, but isn’t giving up fight

From the Portland Press Herald, 9/14/21 Maine won’t be suing federal regulators over new commercial lobstering restrictions intended to protect an endangered species of whale, but it isn’t giving up the fight entirely. The Maine Department of Marine Resources has been advised against suing federal officials over a controversial new set of rules designed to … Continue reading Maine won’t sue over right whale restrictions, but isn’t giving up fight

Statement from Maine’s Delegation in Washington, DC

Washington, D.C.—U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King, Representatives Chellie Pingree and Jared Golden, and Governor Janet Mills issued this statement following the release of the National Marine Fisheries Service’s (NMFS) Atlantic Large Whale Take Reduction Rule: “The Maine lobster fishery has repeatedly made significant improvements to their practices and modifications to their gear to protect right … Continue reading Statement from Maine’s Delegation in Washington, DC

Letter from Gov. Mills

In Letter to Lobster Industry, Governor Mills Calls Right Whale Rule “Extremely Disappointing” & Pledges to Work with Maine’s Congressional Delegation to Fight It September 1, 2021 In the wake of yesterday’s National Marine Fisheries Service’s (NMFS) Atlantic Large Whale Take Reduction Rule, Governor Janet Mills last night sent a letter to Maine’s lobster industry … Continue reading Letter from Gov. Mills