Normand “Blackie” Labbe, Sr. Remembered in Maine Senate

Contact: Krysta West Communications Director Senate Republican Office (207) 287-1505 krysta.west@legislature.maine.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sen. Eric Brakey and Rep. Kathleen Dillingham with Labbe family AUGUSTA – The Labbe family visited the Maine Senate on Wednesday, April 4 to remember their loved one, Normand “Blackie” Labbe, Sr., of Minot. Senator Eric Brakey (R-Androscoggin) recognized the family … Continue reading Normand “Blackie” Labbe, Sr. Remembered in Maine Senate

Brakey’s Municipal Consolidation Reform Bill Enacted in Senate

Contact: Krysta West Communications Director Senate Republican Office (207) 287-1505 krysta.west@legislature.maine.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AUGUSTA – Senator Eric Brakey’s (R-Androscoggin) bill to reform the process for municipalities to consolidate, LD 1840, today received final approval in the Maine Senate. This bill, sponsored on behalf of the mayors of Auburn and Lewiston, is the result of … Continue reading Brakey’s Municipal Consolidation Reform Bill Enacted in Senate

Edward Little Basketball Teams Honored at State House

Contact: Krysta West Communications Director Senate Republican Office (207) 287-1505 krysta.west@legislature.maine.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Rep. Bruce Bickford, Rep. Ellie Espling and Sen. Eric Brakey with Edward Little girls and boys basketball teams in Maine House of Representatives AUGUSTA – The Edward Little girls and boys basketball teams were recognized in the Maine Senate on Tuesday, … Continue reading Edward Little Basketball Teams Honored at State House

Senator Eric Brakey Introduces Bill to Protect Students, Allow Teachers to Carry Firearms

Contact: Krysta West Communications Director Senate Republican Office (207) 287-1505 krysta.west@legislature.maine.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AUGUSTA– State Senator Eric Brakey (R-Androscoggin) today introduced legislation to allow qualified teachers to carry concealed firearms in schools. The “Defend Our Schools” Act would give local districts an option to enact policies that allow school employees who receive training in … Continue reading Senator Eric Brakey Introduces Bill to Protect Students, Allow Teachers to Carry Firearms

Senator Eric Brakey Announces Local Projects in Maine DOT Work Plan

Contact: Krysta West Communications Director Senate Republican Office (207) 287-1505 krysta.west@legislature.maine.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AUGUSTA – Maine State Senator Eric Brakey (R-Androscoggin) has announced local transportation projects included in the Maine Department of Transportation (MDOT) Work Plan for Calendar Years 2018, 2019 and 2020. The estimated value of work in the plan totals more than … Continue reading Senator Eric Brakey Announces Local Projects in Maine DOT Work Plan

Statement by Sen. Eric Brakey on LR 2831

Contact: Krysta West Communications Director Senate Republican Office (207) 287-1505 krysta.west@legislature.maine.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE “I appreciate the Legislative Council unanimously approving LR 2831, “An Act To Revise the Municipal Consolidation Referendum Process.” After the voters of Lewiston and Auburn overwhelmingly rejected the proposed merger this past November, Mayor Jason Levesque of Auburn and Mayor Shane … Continue reading Statement by Sen. Eric Brakey on LR 2831

Brakey, Espling Reminds Constituents to Search Unclaimed Property List, Claim Money

Contact: Krysta West Communications Director Senate Republican Office (207) 287-1505 krysta.west@legislature.maine.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AUGUSTA – Senator Eric Brakey (R-Androscoggin) and Representative Ellie Espling (R-New Gloucester) today announced the addition of $11.6 million to Maine’s Unclaimed Property Fund. This property consists of financial assets that have gone unclaimed by their owners. The last known owner’s … Continue reading Brakey, Espling Reminds Constituents to Search Unclaimed Property List, Claim Money

Sen. Brakey Visits Poland Community School 4th Graders

Contact: Krysta West Communications Director Senate Republican Office (207) 287-1505 krysta.west@legislature.maine.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AUGUSTA – Senator Eric Brakey (R-Androscoggin) visited Poland Community School’s 4th graders on Monday, January 22 to speak about state government and hold a mock legislature for the students, in which they proposed legislation and went through the process of how … Continue reading Sen. Brakey Visits Poland Community School 4th Graders

YMCA Mentoring Program Visits State House

Contact: Krysta West Communications Director Senate Republican Office (207) 287-1505 krysta.west@legislature.maine.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sen. Brakey talking to the YMCA Health & Wellness Pathfinders in the Senate Chamber AUGUSTA – Mentees from the YMCA of Auburn-Lewiston’s Health & Wellness Pathfinders program toured the State House on Monday, January 22. The program’s mission is to expose … Continue reading YMCA Mentoring Program Visits State House

Senator Brakey Invites Area Students to Serve as Honorary Pages for a Day

Contact: Krysta West Communications Director Senate Republican Office (207) 287-1505 krysta.west@legislature.maine.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE With the Second Regular Session of the 128th Legislature just around the corner, Senator Eric Brakey (R-Androscoggin) would like to once again invite all area students to join him at the State House for a day to serve as a page … Continue reading Senator Brakey Invites Area Students to Serve as Honorary Pages for a Day