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

Senator Paul Davis 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 Paul Davis. An Act To Provide Eligibility for Unemployment Compensation to Certain School Bus DriversAn Act … Continue reading Senator Paul Davis Submits Bills for the New Legislature

Senator Paul Davis Appointed as Lead Republican on the Appropriations Committee

(December 21, 2020) – Senator Paul Davis has been appointed as the lead Senate Republican on the powerful Joint Standing Committee on Appropriations and Financial Affairs. Among the challenges before this committee will be finding a way to bridge a $1.5 billion gap in the state budget. Prior to running for the Legislature, Davis spent … Continue reading Senator Paul Davis Appointed as Lead Republican on the Appropriations Committee

Hartland’s Abby Pelletier is Awarded Legislature’s Memorial Scholarship

(Augusta, ME) - Abby Pelletier of Hartland, Maine is this year’s Somerset County recipient of the $1,000 Legislature's Memorial Scholarship. Abby is a nursing major at Kennebec Valley Community College. The Maine Legislature annually recognizes one student from each county who is currently pursuing or planning to pursue education at a two- or four-year degree-granting … Continue reading Hartland’s Abby Pelletier is Awarded Legislature’s Memorial Scholarship

Piscataquis County Teacher of the Year Visits State House

Contact: Krysta West Communications Director Senate Republican Office (207) 287-1505 krysta.west@legislature.maine.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AUGUSTA – Bobbi Tardif of Corinna, who is a teacher at SeDoMoCha Middle School, was named the 2019 Piscataquis County Teacher of the Year at a ceremony held at the State House on Thursday, May 9. She was presented with a … Continue reading Piscataquis County Teacher of the Year Visits State House

Sen Davis’ Colorectal Cancer Screening Bill Receives Unanimous Support

Contact: Krysta West Communications Director Senate Republican Office (207) 287-1505 krysta.west@legislature.maine.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AUGUSTA – The Maine Senate enacted LD 555, “An Act To Reduce Colorectal Cancer Incidence and Morality by Updating Screening Coverage,” after the bill received unanimous support in both the Maine Senate and House of Representatives. This bill removes the reference … Continue reading Sen Davis’ Colorectal Cancer Screening Bill Receives Unanimous Support