Senator Eric Brakey Takes the Plunge for Make-A-Wish

Contact: Jim Cyr Communications Director Office of the Maine Senate President (207)287-1501 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AUBURN – Maine State Senator Eric Brakey (R-Androscoggin) took the plunge on Saturday, serving as “victim” in a dunk tank to raise money for the Make-A-Wish Foundation, which grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions. “Make-A-Wish Foundation is … Continue reading Senator Eric Brakey Takes the Plunge for Make-A-Wish

Auburn Physician Serves as Doctor of the Day

Contact: Krysta West Communications Director Senate Republican Office (207) 287-1505 krysta.west@legislature.maine.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AUGUSTA – Edmund Claxton, Jr.,  M.D. of Auburn served as Doctor of the Day for the Maine State Legislature on Tuesday, May 23. Dr. Claxton serves at Maine Research Associates and Central Maine Medical Center. During his visit, he met with … Continue reading Auburn Physician Serves as Doctor of the Day

Hedgehog Licensing Issue Resolved Without Legislation

Contact: Krysta West Communications Director Senate Republican Office (207) 287-1505 krysta.west@legislature.maine.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AUGUSTA – After receiving word that the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife added hedgehogs to the unrestricted animal list, the Inland Fisheries and Wildlife Committee voted Ought Not to Pass on Senator Eric Brakey’s (R-Androscoggin) bill, LD 35. The … Continue reading Hedgehog Licensing Issue Resolved Without Legislation

Bill to Protect Integrity of Maine’s Welfare System Scheduled for Public Hearing

Contact: Krysta West Communications Director Senate Republican Office (207) 287-1505 krysta.west@legislature.maine.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ***MEDIA ADVISORY*** Bill to Protect Integrity of Maine’s Welfare System Scheduled for Public Hearing Who: Health and Human Services Committee What: Public hearing on LD 886, “An Act To Require That Maine Welfare Benefits Be Used in Maine” Where: Cross Building, … Continue reading Bill to Protect Integrity of Maine’s Welfare System Scheduled for Public Hearing

Auburn Resident Recognized by Maine Senate

Contact: Krysta West Communications Director Senate Republican Office (207) 287-1505 krysta.west@legislature.maine.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AUGUSTA – On Thursday, April 20, state Senator Eric Brakey (R-Androscoggin) presented Jeffrey Lacroix of Auburn with a Legislative Sentiment to recognize his accomplishment of receiving the Eli Pick Facility Leadership Award from the American College of Health Care Administrators. He  … Continue reading Auburn Resident Recognized by Maine Senate

Senator Eric Brakey Reminds Students Legislative Scholarship Deadline Approaching

Contact: Krysta West Communications Director Senate Republican Office (207) 287-1505 krysta.west@legislature.maine.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AUGUSTA – Maine Senator Eric Brakey (R-Androscoggin) reminds constituents that the deadline for applying for the Maine Legislative Memorial Scholarship is fast approaching. The Maine Legislative Memorial Scholarship Fund was created by the Maine Legislature and staff to annually recognize one … Continue reading Senator Eric Brakey Reminds Students Legislative Scholarship Deadline Approaching

New Gloucester Resident Appointed to State Board of Education

Contact: Krysta West Communications Director Senate Republican Office (207) 287-1505 krysta.west@legislature.maine.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AUGUSTA – On Tuesday, April 18, the Maine Senate confirmed Amy Arata of New Gloucester, following a unanimous vote by the Education and Cultural Affairs Committee, to the State Board of Education. Members of the State Board of Education serve 5-year … Continue reading New Gloucester Resident Appointed to State Board of Education

Bill to Keep Unconstitutional Proposals Off Maine Ballot Scheduled for Public Hearing

Contact: Krysta West Communications Director Senate Republican Office (207) 287-1505 krysta.west@legislature.maine.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ***MEDIA ADVISORY*** Bill to Keep Unconstitutional Proposals Off Maine Ballot Scheduled for Public Hearing Who: Veterans and Legal Affairs Committee What: Public hearing on LD 1411, “RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine to Limit Petitions for Direct Initiatives … Continue reading Bill to Keep Unconstitutional Proposals Off Maine Ballot Scheduled for Public Hearing