Senate Widely Approves Joint Order to Continue Funding Downeast Correctional Facility

Contact: Krysta West Communications Director Senate Republican Office (207) 287-1505 krysta.west@legislature.maine.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AUGUSTA – Senator Joyce Maker (R-Washington) today presented a Joint Order, S.P. 573, before the Maine Senate to preserve funding for the Downeast Correctional Facility for the next two years. The order, which received broad support from both parties, passed on … Continue reading Senate Widely Approves Joint Order to Continue Funding Downeast Correctional Facility

Sen. Joyce Maker Disappointed with Governor’s Decision to Commute Prisoners

Contact: Krysta West Communications Director Senate Republican Office (207) 287-1505 krysta.west@legislature.maine.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AUGUSTA – The Senate Republican Office has received information throughout the day regarding the commutation of prisoners at Downeast, Bolduc and Windham (so far) to free up enough beds to close the Downeast Correctional Facility. “There are so many questions yet … Continue reading Sen. Joyce Maker Disappointed with Governor’s Decision to Commute Prisoners

Governor Lays Off Downeast Correctional Facility Workers, Commutes Sentences

Contact: Krysta West Communications Director Senate Republican Office (207) 287-1505 krysta.west@legislature.maine.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AUGUSTA – On Friday, May 19, the Governor delivered pink slips to all 46 employees of the Downeast Correctional Facility in Bucks Harbor, transferring a large number of prisoners from the minimum security prison to maximum security facilities and is rumored … Continue reading Governor Lays Off Downeast Correctional Facility Workers, Commutes Sentences

Milbridge Physician Serves as Doctor of the Day in Augusta

Contact: Krysta West Communications Director Senate Republican Office (207) 287-1505 krysta.west@legislature.maine.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AUGUSTA – Cathleen London, M.D. of Milbridge served as Doctor of the Day for the Maine State Legislature on Tuesday, May 16. Dr. London practices family medicine with Door to Door Doctors in Milbridge. “It was an honor to meet Dr. … Continue reading Milbridge Physician Serves as Doctor of the Day in Augusta

Senator Joyce Maker 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 Joyce Maker (R-Washington) 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 Joyce Maker Reminds Students Legislative Scholarship Deadline Approaching

Sen. Maker Honors Wyman’s of Maine at State House

Contact: Krysta West Communications Director Senate Republican Office (207) 287-1505 krysta.west@legislature.maine.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AUGUSTA – On Thursday, April 20, Senator Maker welcomed representatives of Wyman’s of Maine, headquartered in Milbridge with facilities in Cherryfield, Deblois and on Prince Edward Island, to the State House to receive a Legislative Sentiment recognizing Wyman’s of Maine for … Continue reading Sen. Maker Honors Wyman’s of Maine at State House

Woodland National Honor Society Students Visit Augusta

Contact: Krysta West Communications Director Senate Republican Office (207) 287-1505 krysta.west@legislature.maine.gov Kim Gibson, Rep. Beth Turner, Paige Fitch, Sophia McDonald, Sen. Joyce Maker, Gabe Hunnewell, Brooke Russell, Shawna Monk, Tannis Hawkins, Anna Johnson, Charles Newman (in back) AUGUSTA – On Tuesday, April 11, students from Woodland High School’s National Honor Society spent the day at … Continue reading Woodland National Honor Society Students Visit Augusta

Bill to Address Opioid Crisis in Washington County to Receive Public Comment Tomorrow

Contact: Krysta West Communications Director Senate Republican Office (207) 287-1505 krysta.west@legislature.maine.gov ***MEDIA ADVISORY*** Bill to Address Opioid Crisis in Washington County to Receive Public Comment Tomorrow Who: Committee on Health and Human Services What: Public Hearing on LD 812, Resolve, To Establish a Pilot Project To Save Lives and Support People with Substance Use Disorder … Continue reading Bill to Address Opioid Crisis in Washington County to Receive Public Comment Tomorrow

Princeton Resident Shadows Senator Joyce Maker

Contact: Krysta West Communications Director Senate Republican Office (207) 287-1505 krysta.west@legislature.maine.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sen. Joyce Maker, Skye Green, Rep. Beth Turner AUGUSTA – On Thursday, April 6, Skye Green of Princeton visited the State House to shadow Senator Joyce Maker (R-Washington) for the day as part of the New Ventures Maine program. New Ventures … Continue reading Princeton Resident Shadows Senator Joyce Maker