Sen. Stacey Guerin’s Op-Ed on Women’s Prosperity in Maine

From the Bangor Daily News By Stacey Guerin, Opinion guest column. • November 14, 2019 10:11 am As a woman, a business owner, and a Republican, I know how blessed Mainers are to have benefited from the tremendous prosperity that we have all enjoyed over the last several years. Imagine my surprise, then, to find … Continue reading Sen. Stacey Guerin’s Op-Ed on Women’s Prosperity in Maine

From 2012 through 2015 Maine Led the Nation in Wage Growth

At the end of the fourth quarter of 2012, the average weekly wage (AWW) of Maine workers was $773. Only five states had a lower AWW. By the end of 2015, Maine’s AWW was $873. This represents a growth of 13% during that period, nearly a full half percent higher than any other state. Maine … Continue reading From 2012 through 2015 Maine Led the Nation in Wage Growth

Maine Democrats Take a Sharp Partisan Turn

(Augusta, ME) – At a time when people are looking for their elected officials to work together, Democrats in Maine took a sharp partisan turn today, making it clear they have no intention of working with Republicans in the state legislature. In today’s Legislative Council meeting to consider proposed bills for the next session Democrats, … Continue reading Maine Democrats Take a Sharp Partisan Turn

Speaker Gideon Claiming a False Victory on Republican-Created Tax Relief

(Augusta, ME) -- In 2012 during the 125th Legislature, with both houses under the majority control of Republicans, “An Act to Provide Tax Relief for Maine's Citizens by Reducing Income Taxes” was enacted and signed into law by Governor LePage. It was sponsored by Republican Senator David Trahan and almost unanimously opposed by Democrats. This … Continue reading Speaker Gideon Claiming a False Victory on Republican-Created Tax Relief

Senator Timberlake Reacts to Maine Principals’ Discrimination against Student Athlete

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - 10/18/19 Jonathan Schomaker of Greene is a student at Leavitt High School in Turner. Recently, the Maine Principal’s Association (MPA) denied Jonathan the right to compete fairly in the regional and state cross country competitions because he competes in a wheelchair. Recently, his parents contacted Assistant Senate Republican Leader Jeff Timberlake … Continue reading Senator Timberlake Reacts to Maine Principals’ Discrimination against Student Athlete

Senate Republican Radio Address 10-11-19

Sen. Scott Cyrway - Second Session Bills The titles for potential new bills have been submitted for the Second Session of the current legislature and boy are there a lot of them. Hello, I am State Senator Scott Cyrway of Senate District 16, which includes communities in Kennebec and Somerset Counties. Despite the Constitutional principle … Continue reading Senate Republican Radio Address 10-11-19