Let’s Act Together Now to Ensure Maine’s Elderly and Sick Have Access to the Care They Need

Sen. Jeff Timberlake Delivers This Week's Senate Republican Radio Address This is Senate Republican Leader Jeff Timberlake of Androscoggin with the Weekly Republican Radio Address.  Recently I attended a meeting with Central Maine Healthcare and members of the Androscoggin Delegation.  At this meeting it was presented to us that unless there is a testing exemption … Continue reading Let’s Act Together Now to Ensure Maine’s Elderly and Sick Have Access to the Care They Need

We Should Honor Our First Responders

https://videopress.com/v/YNLryfLl?resizeToParent=true&preloadContent=metadata Hello, I am Senator Scott Cyrway who represents District 16. Yesterday, I heard the very sad news that a fellow law enforcement officer, a Deputy Sheriff like me, was killed in the line of duty. Hancock County Deputy Sheriff Luke Gross was killed early in the morning near MDI when he was hit by a … Continue reading We Should Honor Our First Responders

Remembering Our Post 9-11 Spirit

Sen. Brad Farrin Delivers This Week's Senate Republican Radio Address https://videopress.com/v/fTTTHxbG?resizeToParent=true&preloadContent=metadata What a difference 20 years can make. Hello, I am Senator Brad Farrin of Norridgewock Two decades ago, we all awoke to the morning news that changed our lives forever. Nearly 3,000 fellow Americans were killed in coordinated terrorist attacks in New York, Washington, … Continue reading Remembering Our Post 9-11 Spirit

State Government Needs to Focus on Suicides and Opioid Abuse

Senator Marianne Moore discusses the dramatic increase in suicides and opioid abuse in Maine. Hello. I’m Senator Marianne Moore of Calais. Maine is in the midst of a real and heartbreaking crisis when it comes to suicide among our youth. A recent analysis by the U.S. CDC showed that, nationwide, the number of young people, … Continue reading State Government Needs to Focus on Suicides and Opioid Abuse

State Policies Made Labor Shortage Worse

Senator Brad Farrin delivers this week's Senate Republican radio address Hello, I’m State Senator Brad Farrin. After essentially losing an entire year of revenue in 2020 due to the absence of tourist visitors to our state, Maine’s restaurants and hotels had an opportunity to start rebounding this summer as the number of visitors returned to … Continue reading State Policies Made Labor Shortage Worse

The USCDC Is No Longer a Reliable Source on COVID-19

Sen. Scott Cyrway presents this week's Senate Republican radio address. https://videopress.com/v/ReNUpbm4?preloadContent=metadata Audio only Hello. I am Senator Scott Cyrway. This week, the USCDC released new recommendations that even people who have been vaccinated should wear masks indoors in some parts of the country where infection rates are higher. It said that it based its decision … Continue reading The USCDC Is No Longer a Reliable Source on COVID-19

With so much money heading toward local governments, now is the time for property tax relief

Senator Matt Pouliot presents this week's Senate Republican radio address.. https://videopress.com/v/6prHggCx?resizeToParent=true&preloadContent=metadata Hello, I am Senator Matt Pouliot of Augusta. With increased revenue sharing from the state and hundreds of millions of dollars in federal money heading into Maine in the form of the American Rescue Plan, towns and cities have an unusual opportunity to deliver … Continue reading With so much money heading toward local governments, now is the time for property tax relief

This Legislative Session Had Wins In It For All Mainers

Senator Trey Stewart presents this week's Senate Republican radio address, 7/2/21 https://videopress.com/v/V9MOIB76?preloadContent=metadata Audio-only version Hello, I am Senator Trey Stewart of Aroostook County. Round two of the latest state budget—the “supplemental” budget—proved what the first round did not have a chance to prove; that Republicans deserve a meaningful seat at the negotiating table; and when … Continue reading This Legislative Session Had Wins In It For All Mainers

Senate Republicans Stuck to Maine Values This Session

This week's radio address is presented by Assistant Senate Republican Leader Matt Pouliot. https://videopress.com/v/SZle1i9c?preloadContent=metadata Hello! I am Senator Matt Pouliot of Augusta and I represent Senate District 15. As the most unusual session of the Legislature in many years comes to a close, Republicans in the Maine State Senate have a lot to reflect on. … Continue reading Senate Republicans Stuck to Maine Values This Session

Maine Must Address its Labor Shortage

This week's radio address features Sen. Jeff Timberlake https://videopress.com/v/iDUd1unV?preloadContent=metadata Hello, I am Senate Republican Leader Jeff Timberlake. Just north of Augusta there is a trucking company with a sign out front that reads “Hiring Truck Drivers: $20 an hour plus $5,000 signing bonus.” This is a good example of the widespread impact the current labor … Continue reading Maine Must Address its Labor Shortage