Madison Students Visit Maine State House

Contact: Jim Cyr Communications Director Office of the Maine Senate President (207)287-1501 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AUGUSTA – Two students from Madison High School met with Senator Rod Whittemore (R-Somerset) at the State House on October 17, 2017. Aiden O’Donnell and Maddy Theriault were taking part in a class project to meet with their local legislator. … Continue reading Madison Students Visit Maine State House

Sen. Rod Whittemore to Chair Citizen Trade Policy Commission

Contact: Krysta West Communications Director Senate Republican Office (207) 287-1505 krysta.west@legislature.maine.gov AUGUSTA – Senate President Michael Thibodeau (R-Waldo) has appointed Senator Rodney Whittemore (R-Somerset) as Senate Chair of the Citizen Trade Policy Commission, to lead as a representative of the majority party of the Senate. The Citizen Trade Policy Commission (CTPC) is a bipartisan commission … Continue reading Sen. Rod Whittemore to Chair Citizen Trade Policy Commission

Madison’s Ethan Stone Receives Eighth Grade Citizenship Award

Contact: Krysta West Communications Director Senate Republican Office (207) 287-1505 krysta.west@legislature.maine.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Rep. Brad Farrin, Ethan Stone, Sen. Rod Whittemore AUGUSTA – On Tuesday, June 13, Sen. Rod Whittemore (R-Somerset) and Rep. Brad Farrin (R-Norridgewock) presented the Secretary of State’s Eighth Grade Citizenship Award to Madison Junior High School student Ethan Stone. The … Continue reading Madison’s Ethan Stone Receives Eighth Grade Citizenship Award

Skowhegan Area High School Students Visit Augusta

Contact: Krysta West Communications Director Senate Republican Office (207) 287-1505 krysta.west@legislature.maine.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AUGUSTA – On Wednesday, June 7, Advanced Placement students from Skowhegan Area High School, accompanied by their teacher, Heather Ross, visited the State House. During their trip they were greeted by their state senator, Rod Whittemore (R-Somerset). ###

Major Health Care Reform Bill Signed into Law

Contact: Krysta West Communications Director Senate Republican Office (207) 287-1505 krysta.west@legislature.maine.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Back) Rep. Foley, Joel Allumbaugh, Avery Allumbaugh, Matthew Gagnon, Senate President Thibodeau (Front) Rep. Wallace, Rep. Picchiotti, Gov. LePage, Sen. Whittemore, Coralee Whittemore AUGUSTA – The governor today signed Senator Rod Whittemore’s (R-Somerset) bill, LD 445, “An Act To Comparison-shop for … Continue reading Major Health Care Reform Bill Signed into Law

Direct Primary Care Legislation Becomes Law

Contact: Krysta West Communications Director Senate Republican Office (207) 287-1505 krysta.west@legislature.maine.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AUGUSTA – On Thursday, June 1, the Governor signed LD 1385, “An Act Governing Direct Primary Care Membership Agreements,” into law. Sponsored by Senator Rodney Whittemore (R-Somerset), this new law clarifies existing law to provide patients and physicians with more choice … Continue reading Direct Primary Care Legislation Becomes Law

Direct Primary Care Legislation Scheduled for Public Hearing

Contact: Krysta West Communications Director Senate Republican Office (207) 287-1505 krysta.west@legislature.maine.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ***MEDIA ADVISORY*** Direct Primary Care Legislation Scheduled for Public Hearing Who: Insurance and Financial Services Committee What: Public hearing on LD 1385, "An Act Governing Direct Primary Care Membership Agreements" Where: Cross Building, Room 220 When: Thursday, May 4 at 1:00 … Continue reading Direct Primary Care Legislation Scheduled for Public Hearing

Senator Rod Whittemore 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 Rod Whittemore (R-Somerset) 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 Rod Whittemore Reminds Students Legislative Scholarship Deadline Approaching

Sen. Whittemore Sponsors Direct Primary Care Legislation

Contact: Krysta West Communications Director Senate Republican Office (207) 287-1505 krysta.west@legislature.maine.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AUGUSTA – Since 2013, a new model of primary care has taken hold in Maine, called direct primary care, with around 10 providers now practicing in various locations around central and southern Maine. Senator Rodney Whittemore (R-Somerset) has proposed LD 1385, … Continue reading Sen. Whittemore Sponsors Direct Primary Care Legislation