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

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

Republicans Hold Out and Deliver a $147 Million Tax Cut for Mainers

(Augusta, ME) – The Supplemental Budget that was enacted tonight provides immediate tax relief for employers who must begin filing their quarterly tax returns on March 15. The budget agreement leaves intact $100 million in tax relief for PPP recipients while providing $47 million for unemployment recipients. In addition, the measure adds $8 million to … Continue reading Republicans Hold Out and Deliver a $147 Million Tax Cut for Mainers

Sen. Matt Pouliot Discusses Charter Schools on the George Hale/Ric Tyler Radio Show

Sen. Matt Pouliot appeared on the George Hale/Ric Tyler radio program on March 3 to discuss the cap on the number of public charter schools that are allowed in Maine. The Senator's bill, LD 380, to allow virtual charter schools to enroll more students, is before the Legislature's Education Committee. https://www.wvomfm.com/episode/ghrt-rewind-03-03-st-sen-matt-pouliot-1545/

Senator Matt Pouliot On WGAN Radio with Matt Gagnon, 1/26/21

Assistant Senate Republican Leader Matt Pouliot spent some time this morning with WGAN's Matt Gagnon discussing Gov. Mill's proposal to not allow Maine to conform with the federal tax code. If approved by the Legislature, this action would cost Maine's federal PPP recipients one hundred million dollars. To hear the interview, click here: https://wgan.com/morning-news/assistant-senate-republican-leader-matt-pouliot/

Statement of Legislative Republicans on Tax Conformity

Governor Mills is proposing to take $100 million in taxes from Maine’s small businesses who received federal relief payments as part of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). The National Federation of Independent Businesses, the Maine Society of CPAs, and the Maine State Chamber of Commerce all testified today that they oppose any measure that does … Continue reading Statement of Legislative Republicans on Tax Conformity

Radio Address 1/15/21

Senator Matt Pouliot: Despite the Pandemic, Legislators Are Working for You in Augusta Hello, I am State Senator Matt Pouliot and I proudly represent Senate District 15 the towns of Augusta, China, Oakland, Sidney, and Vassalboro, and I am the Assistant Senate Republican Leader. https://videopress.com/v/fffJQwok?preloadContent=metadata While the COVID-19 outbreak has made everything a little harder … Continue reading Radio Address 1/15/21

Senator Matt Pouliot Submits Bills for the New Legislature

(January 5, 2021) – The deadline for submitting new bills for the 130th State Legislature was December 18, 2020. Currently, only the titles of these bills are available. Below is a list of the bill titles submitted by Senator Matt Pouliot. An Act To Require a Two-thirds Vote To Extend a State of Emergency An … Continue reading Senator Matt Pouliot Submits Bills for the New Legislature