Senate Continues to Insist on Closer Scrutiny of Costly Home Care Referendum

Contact: Krysta West Communications Director Senate Republican Office (207) 287-1505 krysta.west@legislature.maine.gov But House Democrats Actions Will Keep Voters in the Dark AUGUSTA - By a bipartisan vote of 28-4, the Maine Senate today voted to insist that “An Act To Establish Universal Home Care for Seniors and Persons with Disabilities” be referred to committee for … Continue reading Senate Continues to Insist on Closer Scrutiny of Costly Home Care Referendum

Lisbon Community School Students Visit State House

Contact: Krysta West Communications Director Senate Republican Office (207) 287-1505 krysta.west@legislature.maine.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AUGUSTA – Ms. DesJardin’s 4th grade class and Ms. Bickford’s 4th grade class from Lisbon Community School visited the State House on April 3 and 4. During their visit they toured the State House, the Maine State Museum and met with their … Continue reading Lisbon Community School Students Visit State House

Senate Republicans Fight for Rural Maine Jobs

Contact: Krysta West Communications Director Senate Republican Office (207) 287-1505 krysta.west@legislature.maine.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AUGUSTA – Senate Republicans voted twice on Tuesday, April 3 to support an amended version of LD 1757 by a vote of 19-16. This bill, as amended, would slow the minimum wage increases to a rate of $0.50 per year until … Continue reading Senate Republicans Fight for Rural Maine Jobs

Statement by Senate Majority Leader Garrett Mason on FGM

Contact: Krysta West Communications Director Senate Republican Office (207) 287-1505 krysta.west@legislature.maine.gov Statement by Senate Majority Leader Garrett Mason on FGM: “I had the opportunity today to testify in support of LD 1819, "An Act Prohibiting Female Genital Mutilation," as a co-sponsor. This bill, which was very important to my mother, is a no-brainer. As a … Continue reading Statement by Senate Majority Leader Garrett Mason on FGM

Statement from Senate Republican Leaders on Governor’s Closing of Downeast Correctional Facility

Jim Cyr Communications Director Office of the Maine Senate President (207)287-1501 james.cyr@legislature.maine.gov Krysta West Communications Director Senate Republican Office (207) 287-1505 krysta.west@legislature.maine.gov “The people of Washington County deserve better than this. Maine Senate Republicans are currently looking at all available options. “The Maine Legislature’s commitment to keeping this facility open has been consistent. In addition … Continue reading Statement from Senate Republican Leaders on Governor’s Closing of Downeast Correctional Facility

Senate Majority Leader Garrett Mason’s FGM Speech

Contact: Krysta West Communications Director Senate Republican Office (207) 287-1505 krysta.west@legislature.maine.gov Full press conference can be viewed here: https://www.facebook.com/senatorgarrettmason/ I would first like to thank the governor and Rep. Sirocki for bringing this important matter forward again this session. While some have tried to politicize this issue by linking it to Islam, I want to … Continue reading Senate Majority Leader Garrett Mason’s FGM Speech

Senator Garrett Mason Announces Local Projects Included 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 – Senator Garrett Mason (R-Androscoggin) has announced the local transportation projects included in the Maine Department of Transportation Work Plan for Calendar Years 2018, 2019 and 2020. The estimated value of work in the plan totals more than $2.3 billion … Continue reading Senator Garrett Mason Announces Local Projects Included in Maine DOT Work Plan

Mason, Timberlake 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 – Senate Majority Leader Garrett Mason (R-Androscoggin) and Representative Jeff Timberlake (R-Turner) 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 … Continue reading Mason, Timberlake Reminds Constituents to Search Unclaimed Property List, Claim Money

Senator Mason 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 AUGUSTA – With the Second Regular Session of the 128th Legislature just around the corner, Senator Garrett Mason (R-Androscoggin) would like to once again invite all area students to join him at the State House for a day to serve as … Continue reading Senator Mason Invites Area Students to Serve as Honorary Pages for a Day