Maine Senate Republicans Call for Agreement to Fund Nursing Homes

(Augusta, Me.) – Senate Republicans are calling on Democrats and Governor Mills to commit today to fully fund Maine’s nursing homes when the Legislature returns in January. This would complete the efforts from last session surrounding LD 1758. Recently, DHHS Commissioner Lambrew testified before the Legislature’s Appropriations Committee that the state’s share of the cost … Continue reading Maine Senate Republicans Call for Agreement to Fund Nursing Homes

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