Sen. Pouliot Seeks to Increase Access to CTE

Contact: Krysta West Communications Director Senate Republican Office (207) 287-1505 krysta.west@legislature.maine.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AUGUSTA – Senator Matt Pouliot (R-Kennebec) presented LD 1267, “An Act To Allow Awarding of Graduation Credits by Career and Technical Education Centers and Regions,” to the Education and Cultural Affairs Committee on Thursday, May 2. The bill would allow the … Continue reading Sen. Pouliot Seeks to Increase Access to CTE

Sen Davis’ Colorectal Cancer Screening Bill Receives Unanimous Support

Contact: Krysta West Communications Director Senate Republican Office (207) 287-1505 krysta.west@legislature.maine.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AUGUSTA – The Maine Senate enacted LD 555, “An Act To Reduce Colorectal Cancer Incidence and Morality by Updating Screening Coverage,” after the bill received unanimous support in both the Maine Senate and House of Representatives. This bill removes the reference … Continue reading Sen Davis’ Colorectal Cancer Screening Bill Receives Unanimous Support

Senate Republicans Call on Governor Mills to Fund Scheduled 2019 MaineDOT Projects

Contact: Krysta West Communications Director Senate Republican Office (207) 287-1505 krysta.west@legislature.maine.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AUGUSTA – Upon learning of the $66.7 million available funds in the latest revenue forecast, Senate Republicans call on Governor Mills to adequately fund MaineDOT to avoid the impending road crisis. “Just yesterday, MaineDOT Commissioner Bruce Van Note briefed the Legislature’s … Continue reading Senate Republicans Call on Governor Mills to Fund Scheduled 2019 MaineDOT Projects

Sen. Pouliot Seeks to Legalize Sports Wagering

Contact: Krysta West Communications Director Senate Republican Office (207) 287-1505 krysta.west@legislature.maine.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AUGUSTA – Sen. Matt Pouliot (R-Kennebec) today presented LD 1642, “An Act Regarding the Regulation of Sports Wagering,” to the Veterans and Legal Affairs Committee. This bill would open a lawful market for sports betting, allowing Maine to capitalize on a … Continue reading Sen. Pouliot Seeks to Legalize Sports Wagering

Sen. Matt Pouliot Seeks to Control Prescription Drug Costs

Contact: Krysta West Communications Director Senate Republican Office (207) 287-1505 krysta.west@legislature.maine.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AUGUSTA – Senator Matt Pouliot (R-Kennebec) presented LD 1389, “An Act To Address Transparency, Accountability and Oversight of Pharmacy Benefit Managers”, to the Legislature’s Health Coverage, Insurance and Financial Services Committee on Tuesday, April 16. The bill, based on recommendations of … Continue reading Sen. Matt Pouliot Seeks to Control Prescription Drug Costs

Sen. Pouliot Invites Constituents to Talk About High Cost of Prescriptions

Contact: Krysta West Communications Director Senate Republican Office (207) 287-1505 krysta.west@legislature.maine.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AUGUSTA – Senator Matt Pouliot (R-Kennebec), the sponsor of LD 1389, “An Act To Address Transparency, Accountability and Oversight of Pharmacy Benefit Managers”, invites constituents to join him for a discussion with AARP Maine about the high cost of prescription drugs … Continue reading Sen. Pouliot Invites Constituents to Talk About High Cost of Prescriptions

Washington County Delegation Testifies in Support of Reopening DCF

Contact: Krysta West Communications Director Senate Republican Office (207) 287-1505 krysta.west@legislature.maine.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Hon. Joyce Maker, Rep. Will Tuell, Sen. Marianne Moore AUGUSTA – Senator Marianne Moore (R-Washington) and Rep. Will Tuell (R-East Machias) testified in support of their bills to reopen the shuttered Downeast Correctional Facility (DCF) before the Criminal Justice and Public … Continue reading Washington County Delegation Testifies in Support of Reopening DCF

Assault by Dog Legislation Receives Unanimous Committee Support

Contact: Krysta West Communications Director Senate Republican Office (207) 287-1505 krysta.west@legislature.maine.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AUGUSTA - The Legislature’s Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee unanimously passed an amended version of Senator Matt Pouliot’s (R-Kennebec) bill, LD 485, “An Act Regarding the Owner or Keeper of a Dog That Assaults a Person and Causes an Injury … Continue reading Assault by Dog Legislation Receives Unanimous Committee Support

Transportation Committee Holds Hearing on I-395-Route 9 Connector Project

Krysta West Communications Director Senate Republican Office (207) 287-1505 krysta.west@legislature.maine.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELESE AUGUSTA – The Transportation Committee held a public hearing on LD 783, “Resolve, To Require an Independent Analysis of the Department of Transportation’s I-395/Route 9 Connector Project,” on Thursday, March 14. The bill was introduced by Senator Kimberley Rosen (R-Hancock). During testimony, … Continue reading Transportation Committee Holds Hearing on I-395-Route 9 Connector Project