JOINT STATEMENT SUPPORTING PEACEFUL PROTESTS AND CONDEMNING VIOLENCE

Senate and House Republican Leaders Speak Out(January 6, 2021) - Like most Americans, we watched with disappointment at what unfolded in our nation’s Capitol buildings. Let us be clear - this is not who we are as Americans and it certainly is not who we are as Mainers. We support the rights of citizens to conduct … Continue reading JOINT STATEMENT SUPPORTING PEACEFUL PROTESTS AND CONDEMNING VIOLENCE

Senator Trey Stewart Submits Bills for the New Legislature

(January 4, 2021) - The deadline for submitting new bills for the 130th State Legislature was December 18, 2020. Currently, only the titles of these bills are available. Below is a list of the bill titles submitted by Senator Trey Stewart. An Act To Ban the Surveillance of Firearm PurchasesAn Act To Allow Maine's Nonprofit … Continue reading Senator Trey Stewart Submits Bills for the New Legislature

Sen. Stewart Appointed Lead Republican on the Energy, Utilities and Technology Committee

(December 21, 2020) – Senator Harold “Trey” Stewart III (R- Aroostook) has been appointed to serve as the lead Senate Republican on the Legislature’s Joint Standing Committee on Energy, Utilities and Technology (EUT) as well as the Joint Standing Committee on Health Coverage, Insurance and Financial Services (HCIFS). These policy committees are important appointments for … Continue reading Sen. Stewart Appointed Lead Republican on the Energy, Utilities and Technology Committee

Senator Russell Black Reappointed as Lead Republican on the Agriculture Committee

(December 21, 2020) – Senator Russell Black will serve a second straight two-year term as the lead Senate Republican on the Legislature’s Joint Standing Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry. A lifelong farmer, Black just began his sixth term in the State Legislature, the first four were in the House. He was reelected in November … Continue reading Senator Russell Black Reappointed as Lead Republican on the Agriculture Committee

Sen. Scott Cyrway appointed as Lead Republican for Two Legislative Committees

(December 21, 2020) – Senator Scott Cyrway has been reappointed to serve as the lead Republican senator on the Legislature’s Joint Standing Committee on Criminal Justice and Public Safety. Senator Cyrway brings to this role three decades of law enforcement experience as a Kennebec County Deputy Sheriff. Cyrway will also lead Republicans on the Joint … Continue reading Sen. Scott Cyrway appointed as Lead Republican for Two Legislative Committees

Sen. Marianne Moore Reappointed as Lead Republican on the Health and Human Services Committee

(December 21, 2020) – Senator Marianne Moore has been reappointed to serve as the lead Republican senator on the legislature’s Joint Standing Committee on Health and Human Services. This will be her second term on the committee. At a time when a global pandemic dominates the news the work of this committee will be more … Continue reading Sen. Marianne Moore Reappointed as Lead Republican on the Health and Human Services Committee

Senator Paul Davis Appointed as Lead Republican on the Appropriations Committee

(December 21, 2020) – Senator Paul Davis has been appointed as the lead Senate Republican on the powerful Joint Standing Committee on Appropriations and Financial Affairs. Among the challenges before this committee will be finding a way to bridge a $1.5 billion gap in the state budget. Prior to running for the Legislature, Davis spent … Continue reading Senator Paul Davis Appointed as Lead Republican on the Appropriations Committee

Senator Brad Farrin Reappointed to the Transportation Committee

(December 21, 2020) - The condition of our roads and bridges and the manner in which we finance them long-term has reached crisis levels, complicated further by the large budget shortfall caused by the pandemic. For this reason, it is very important that Sen. Brad Farrin has been reappointed to serve as the lead Republican … Continue reading Senator Brad Farrin Reappointed to the Transportation Committee