On Censorship, Big Tech, and Fear of Speaking Out

By Sen. Lisa Keim, January 26, 2021 Censorship has exploded since the January 6th incident at the Capitol. The silencing of statements that could be construed as favorable to Trump, has extended to include persons who hold conservative views, especially those who question November’s presidential election results. In USA Today, columnist Rachel Bovard relates the Big Tech’s … Continue reading On Censorship, Big Tech, and Fear of Speaking Out

We Cannot Control COVID-19 at All Cost

By Senator Lisa Keim As the pandemic grinds on, we now have nearly one year of data and experience. The narrative should be evolving, as increased knowledge replaces shadowy fear with fact. However, rather than focusing on ‘good’ news, media and government public relations outreach continues to drive a sense of hopelessness, having shifted attention … Continue reading We Cannot Control COVID-19 at All Cost

PPP Has Been Crucial to Lincoln’s Economy

By Senator Kim Rosen The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) is one of the relief programs implemented by the U.S. government to ease the negative economic effects of the COVID-19 outbreak. U.S. Senator Susan Collins helped draft the legislation that made it possible after seeking the advice and input of a number of Maine businesses. The … Continue reading PPP Has Been Crucial to Lincoln’s Economy

PPP Has Been Crucial to Brewer’s Economy

By Senator Kim Rosen The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) is one of the relief programs implemented by the U.S. government to ease the negative economic effects of the COVID-19 outbreak. U.S. Senator Susan Collins helped draft the legislation that made it possible after seeking the advice and input of a number of Maine businesses. The … Continue reading PPP Has Been Crucial to Brewer’s Economy

Sen. Cyrway’s Public Comments on the Kennebec River Plan Amendment

Note: The Department of Marine Resources is taking public comments on an amendment to its fish management plan, most notably Atlantic Salmon, until February 26, 2021. This is part of an official rulemaking process and you can submit your own comments to the Department at this email address: dmr.rulemaking@maine.gov. Notice of Agency Rulemaking Proposal – … Continue reading Sen. Cyrway’s Public Comments on the Kennebec River Plan Amendment

Sen. Farrin’s Public Comments on the Kennebec River Plan Amendment

Note: The Department of Marine Resources is taking public comments on an amendment to its fish management plan, most notably Atlantic Salmon, until February 26, 2021. This is part of an official rulemaking process and you can submit your own comments to the Department at this email address: dmr.rulemaking@maine.gov. Notice of Agency Rulemaking Proposal - … Continue reading Sen. Farrin’s Public Comments on the Kennebec River Plan Amendment

Despite the Pandemic, Legislators Are Working for You in Augusta

By Senator Russell Black While the COVID-19 outbreak has made everything a little harder than it used to be, those of us who represent you in Augusta have not stopped working or forgotten your needs. The kind of work that goes on every day at the Statehouse may not make the evening news or the … Continue reading Despite the Pandemic, Legislators Are Working for You in Augusta