Senate Republican Radio Address, 4/9/21

Senator Trey Stewart discusses the remarkable public response via testimony on a recent issue https://videopress.com/v/r45005mO?preloadContent=metadata Something remarkable happened in the State Legislature recently. Hello, I am Senator Trey Stewart of Presque Isle; and I represent District 2 in the Maine State Senate. On March 29, the Legislature’s Committee on State and Local Government held public … Continue reading Senate Republican Radio Address, 4/9/21

Senators Brad Farrin and Scott Cyrway Welcome the State’s Decision to Drop Controversial Dam Removal Plan

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                 April 8, 2021 (Augusta, ME) – Maine Department of Marine Resources Commissioner Patrick Keliher announced today that his department will drop its planned changes to the Kennebec River management plan that had been the subject of a controversial rule-making process that ended recently. The plan called for removal of at least … Continue reading Senators Brad Farrin and Scott Cyrway Welcome the State’s Decision to Drop Controversial Dam Removal Plan

Online Lawmaker Forum on Law Enforcement

Please join us at 6 p.m., Thursday, April 29, Online: us02web.zoom.us tinyurl.com/lawmakerforum The Bangor Daily News Maine Focus editor Erin Rhoda and reporter Callie Ferguson sit down with Sen. Lisa Keim (R-Dixfield) Rep. Jeffrey Evangelos, (I-Friendship) and Rep. Charlotte Warren, (D-Hallowell) We'll discuss law enforcement oversight and the bills that are being crafted in Maine … Continue reading Online Lawmaker Forum on Law Enforcement

Senator Rick Bennett Has Questions for New Poland Spring Owner

Senator Rick Bennett today welcomed Blue Triton to Maine as the new owners of Nestle Waters, which includes Poland Spring. In the letter, he also asked for more background on the new company. On March 31, Nestlé Waters North America became Blue Triton Brands at the completion of its acquisition by two entities, One Rock … Continue reading Senator Rick Bennett Has Questions for New Poland Spring Owner

A Key Step Necessary to Remove Kennebec Dams Is Now Done

By Sen. Scott Cyrway Last week, the Maine Department of Marine Resources (DMR) closed the public comment period for a rule-making that amends the state’s comprehensive plan for the management of the Kennebec River. Having done so, nothing now stands in the way of DMR following through on their promise to submit this amendment to … Continue reading A Key Step Necessary to Remove Kennebec Dams Is Now Done