Governor Mills, Legislature Spearhead Emergency Legislative Package to Respond to COVID-19

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - March 17, 2020 Contact: Scott Ogden and Lindsay Crete Augusta, MAINE – Governor Janet Mills and the State Legislature spearheaded a package of emergency measures to respond to COVID-19 today. One emergency bill grants Governor Mills access to at least $11 million in State funding to respond to COVID-19, while another … Continue reading Governor Mills, Legislature Spearhead Emergency Legislative Package to Respond to COVID-19

Governor Mills Issues Declaration to Protect Maine People Against Price-Gouging

Governor & Attorney General also warn Maine people about COVID-19 related scams FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 17, 2020 Contact: Scott Ogden and Lindsay Crete (Governor Mills) or Marc Malon (Attorney General Frey) Augusta, MAINE – In response to concerns about the potential for price gouging as Maine responds to COVID-19, Governor Janet Mills today issued … Continue reading Governor Mills Issues Declaration to Protect Maine People Against Price-Gouging

Governor Announces Significant Recommendations & Signs Civil Emergency Proclamation to Respond to COVID-19 in Maine

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 15, 2020 Contact: Scott Ogden and Lindsay Crete Augusta, MAINE – In the wake of several new presumptive positive cases of the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19), Governor Janet Mills announced several new significant recommendations to respond to COVID-19 and signed a proclamation of civil emergency to further protect public health. Governor … Continue reading Governor Announces Significant Recommendations & Signs Civil Emergency Proclamation to Respond to COVID-19 in Maine

NEWS RELEASE: Maine CDC Announces More COVID-19 Results

Seven Confirmed and Five Presumptive Positive Cases in Maine; U.S. CDC Affirms State Lab Results March 15, 2020 FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT: Robert Long, Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention Robert.Long@maine.gov or (207) 287-9395 AUGUSTA — The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention (Maine CDC) announced Sunday several developments related to the … Continue reading NEWS RELEASE: Maine CDC Announces More COVID-19 Results

Governor Mills Takes Step to Protect Maine Workers Small Businesses Impacted by Coronavirus

Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. March 15, 2020 Governor Janet Mills is taking strong steps to protect Maine workers and small businesses impacted by the 2019 novel coronavirus, also known as COVID-19. To protect small businesses, Governor Mills requested that the Small Business Administration (SBA) provide economic support loans … Continue reading Governor Mills Takes Step to Protect Maine Workers Small Businesses Impacted by Coronavirus

NEWS RELEASE: Maine CDC Reports Additional COVID-19 Results

State now has three presumptive positive tests and three preliminary presumptive positive tests under review March 14, 2020 FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT: Robert Long, Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Robert.Long@maine.gov or (207) 287-9395 AUGUSTA — The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention (Maine CDC) today announced a third presumptive positive test … Continue reading NEWS RELEASE: Maine CDC Reports Additional COVID-19 Results

Sen. Jeff Timberlake on Response to the Coronavirus

Maine Senate Republican Weekly Radio Address - 3/13/20 https://videopress.com/v/S3gsP3u5?preloadContent=metadata With the announcement that Maine now has its first case of the coronavirus, state government is taking steps to limit its spread. Hello, I am Assistant Senate Republican Leader Jeff Timberlake of District 22. Yesterday, Governor Mills announced the steps that her administration is taking statewide, … Continue reading Sen. Jeff Timberlake on Response to the Coronavirus

Senate President Actively Opposes Aid to Maine’s Struggling Nursing Care Agencies

(Augusta, ME) – Senate President Troy Jackson has rejected a proposal that would have immediately addressed the funding crisis in caring for Maine’s seniors. The proposed legislation, submitted February 28 by Assistant Republican Leader Jeff Timberlake, would have directed Governor Mills to use some of the more than $30 million in unspent Medicaid funds sitting … Continue reading Senate President Actively Opposes Aid to Maine’s Struggling Nursing Care Agencies

Radio Address – 2/18/19 – Sen. Moore Calls for Immediate Action on Senior Care

Republican Radio Address – 2/28/19 Hello, I am Senator Marianne Moore of District 6 and I come to you today with a heavy heart. You may recognize my voice, because two months ago, I sat in front of this same microphone pleading with Governor Mills and my colleagues in the state legislature to make use, … Continue reading Radio Address – 2/18/19 – Sen. Moore Calls for Immediate Action on Senior Care

Maine Senate Republicans Continue Efforts to Save Senior Care

MEDIA ADVISORY        February 23, 2020 This week, Senate Republicans will continue their months-long effort to raise awareness and encourage action on the inadequacy of funding for Maine’s nursing homes, assisted living facilities, and home care agencies. Below is a partial list of these efforts made since the last legislative session. While Senate Republicans support the … Continue reading Maine Senate Republicans Continue Efforts to Save Senior Care