Augusta Pastor Opens Senate in Prayer

Contact: Krysta West Communications Director Senate Republican Office (207) 287-1505 krysta.west@legislature.maine.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sen. Roger Katz, Pastor Robert Richards AUGUSTA – On Friday, June 9, Pastor Robert Richards of Augusta served as Pastor of the Day, delivering the opening prayer in the Maine Senate. Pastor Richards serves the congregation at Fellowship Baptist Church in … Continue reading Augusta Pastor Opens Senate in Prayer

Vassalboro Community School JMG Students Visit Augusta

Contact: Krysta West Communications Director Senate Republican Office (207) 287-1505 krysta.west@legislature.maine.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Alana Beggs, Lillian Dorval, Sen. Roger Katz, Ashton Erving, Robyn Brochu AUGUSTA – On Wednesday, June 7, students from the Jobs for Maine’s Graduates (JMG) program at Vassalboro Community School visited the state house to serve as honorary pages for the … Continue reading Vassalboro Community School JMG Students Visit Augusta

Tip Credit Restoration Bill Receives Initial Approval in Senate

Contact: Krysta West Communications Director Senate Republican Office (207) 287-1505 krysta.west@legislature.maine.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AUGUSTA – On a vote of 23 - 12, a measure to restore the tip credit in Maine garnered bipartisan support on the initial vote in the Senate, following a record-breaking 12-hour public hearing and a strong bipartisan vote out of … Continue reading Tip Credit Restoration Bill Receives Initial Approval in Senate

Labor Committee Passes Tip Credit Restoration Bill on Divided Majority Vote

Contact: Krysta West Communications Director Senate Republican Office (207) 287-1505 krysta.west@legislature.maine.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AUGUSTA – After weeks of careful consideration and more than twelve hours of public comments, the Labor, Commerce, Research and Economic Development Committee (LCRED) today voted to support restoring the tip credit, passing LD 673 on a 11 OTP-AM - 2 … Continue reading Labor Committee Passes Tip Credit Restoration Bill on Divided Majority Vote

Sen. Katz to Hold Press Conference on Bill to Strengthen Maine’s Workforce with New Mainers

Contact: Krysta West Communications Director Senate Republican Office (207) 287-1505 krysta.west@legislature.maine.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Who: Senator Roger Katz, Representative Jared Golden, John Dorrer, former Director of Research, MDOL What: Press conference on LD 1492, “An Act To Attract, Educate and Retain New Mainers To Strengthen the Workforce” When: Tuesday, May 9 at 12:00 PM Where: … Continue reading Sen. Katz to Hold Press Conference on Bill to Strengthen Maine’s Workforce with New Mainers

Augusta Resident Confirmed to State Board

Contact: Krysta West Communications Director Senate Republican Office (207) 287-1505 krysta.west@legislature.maine.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Jim Whitten, Sen. Roger Katz AUGUSTA – On Thursday, April 27, the Maine Senate confirmed James Whitten of Augusta to the board of Maine State Housing Authority. Whitten attended the day’s session and was greeted in the Senate Chamber by his … Continue reading Augusta Resident Confirmed to State Board

Sidney Eagle Scouts Recognized in Augusta

Contact: Krysta West Communications Director Senate Republican Office (207) 287-1505 krysta.west@legislature.maine.gov Mattnew Cote, Sen. Roger Katz, Aaron Young AUGUSTA – On Thursday, April 20, Senator Roger Katz (R-Augusta) met with two members of Boy Scout Troop No. 401, Matthew Cote and Aaron Young of Sidney, to congratulate them on attaining the high rank and distinction … Continue reading Sidney Eagle Scouts Recognized in Augusta

China Middle School JMG Students Visit 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 13, members of China Middle School’s Jobs for Maine’s Graduates (JMG) program visited the State House to serve as honorary pages in the State Senate. During their visit, they met with their state senator, Roger Katz … Continue reading China Middle School JMG Students Visit State House

Senator Roger Katz 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 State Senator Roger Katz (R-Kennebec) 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 … Continue reading Senator Roger Katz Reminds Students Legislative Scholarship Deadline Approaching