Senate Republican Radio Address, 2/26/21

Senator Rick Bennett Discusses Gov. Mills' Budget Address Hello, I am Senator Rick Bennett coming to you from the beautiful foothills and lakes of Western Maine. Recently, Governor Mills gave her State of the Budget Address to the people of Maine and highlighted some of her priorities for the upcoming biennial budget process. The … Continue reading Senate Republican Radio Address, 2/26/21

Striving to Protect Maine Workers With the PPP, 2/11/21 Hello, I am Senator Marianne Moore of Senate District 6. Last month, the administration announced that, even though Congress had specifically intended that PPP funds would not be taxed on the federal or state level, the plan was to raise more than $100 million by levying a state tax on these loans. Following loud … Continue reading Striving to Protect Maine Workers With the PPP, 2/11/21

Radio Address, 1/29/21

Senator Jeff Timberlake on Taxing PPP Loans Hello, I am Senate Republican Leader Jeff Timberlake Talk of the state budget dominated our week in Augusta as legislative committees began their meetings and the Appropriations Committee heard testimony about how much money state government may need in order to close out the current budget year … Continue reading Radio Address, 1/29/21

Radio Address 1/15/21

Senator Matt Pouliot: Despite the Pandemic, Legislators Are Working for You in Augusta Hello, I am State Senator Matt Pouliot and I proudly represent Senate District 15 the towns of Augusta, China, Oakland, Sidney, and Vassalboro, and I am the Assistant Senate Republican Leader. While the COVID-19 outbreak has made everything a little harder … Continue reading Radio Address 1/15/21

A New Year’s Radio Address, 1/1/21

Sen. Trey Stewart has some Senate Republican New Year's Resolutions The year 2020 is finally behind us and it is time for a fresh new start. Hello, I am Senator Trey Stewart of District 2. First, I want to thank the voters of Aroostook and Penobscot counties for placing their trust in me and … Continue reading A New Year’s Radio Address, 1/1/21

Optimism As the 130th Senate Begins

Sen. Jeff Timberlake looks forward to bipartisan success Hello. I am Senate Republican Leader Jeff Timberlake. It’s quite a humbling honor to serve the people of Maine and I suspect you all are just as anxious as I am to see us get started on this new legislative session. The 130th Legislature will face … Continue reading Optimism As the 130th Senate Begins

Senate Republican Radio Address, 11/20/2020

Sen. Stacey Guerin discusses plans and concerns surrounding potential COVID-19 vaccines Hello, I am Senator Stacey Guerin of District 10. The announcement this week that at least two major pharmaceutical companies have come close to producing vaccines to fight COVID-19 raises a number of questions that my colleagues and I in the Legislature will … Continue reading Senate Republican Radio Address, 11/20/2020

Weekly Radio Address – 10/23/20

Senator Lisa Keim on the Importance of Voting Exercising Your Right to Vote is Crucial In the spring of 1789, the Constitution of the United States took effect, granting enormous powers to a new federal government. Hello, I am Senator Lisa Keim of District 18. Almost immediately, the Congress created by this document began … Continue reading Weekly Radio Address – 10/23/20