Senate Gives Initial Approval to Bill Creating the Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital License Plate

Contact: Krysta West Communications Director Senate Republican Office (207) 287-1505 krysta.west@legislature.maine.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sen. Collins delivering floor speech AUGUSTA – The Senate today unanimously supported an amended version of LD 1685 to create a specialty Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital registration plate. The Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital is the only full-service children’s hospital in Maine. … Continue reading Senate Gives Initial Approval to Bill Creating the Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital License Plate

Senator Ron Collins Wins Prestigious Legislator of the Year Award

Contact: Krysta West Communications Director Senate Republican Office (207) 287-1505 krysta.west@legislature.maine.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE KEZAR FALLS – The American Legion of Maine has named Senator Ron Collins (R-York) as the organization’s Legislator of the Year. The Legion made its decision based on Collins’ advocacy for Maine veterans, particularly ensuring area veterans are receiving the benefits … Continue reading Senator Ron Collins Wins Prestigious Legislator of the Year Award

Kennebunk Reverend Opens Maine Senate in Prayer

Contacts: Krysta West Communications Director Senate Republican Office (207) 287-1505 krysta.west@legislature.maine.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Rep. Robert Foley, Jay Pacitti, Rev. Lara Campbell, Sen. Ron Collins AUGUSTA – Reverend Lara Campbell of Kennebunk served as Pastor of the Day in the Maine Senate on Thursday, February 1. As Pastor of the Day, Rev. Campbell delivered the … Continue reading Kennebunk Reverend Opens Maine Senate in Prayer

Senator Ron Collins Announces Local Projects in Maine DOT Work Plan

Contact: Krysta West Communications Director Senate Republican Office (207) 287-1505 krysta.west@legislature.maine.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AUGUSTA – Maine State Senator Ron Collins (R-York) has announced local transportation projects included in the Maine Department of Transportation (MDOT) Work Plan for Calendar Years 2018, 2019 and 2020. The estimated value of work in the plan totals more than … Continue reading Senator Ron Collins Announces Local Projects in Maine DOT Work Plan

Sen. Ron Collins Sponsors After Deadline Bill to Close Casino License Loophole

Contact: Krysta West Communications Director Senate Republican Office (207) 287-1505 krysta.west@legislature.maine.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AUGUSTA – With the approval of Legislative Council, Senator Ron Collins (R-York) has sponsored LD 1568, “An Act To Require That Principals of Corporations Remain the Same for a Specified Number of Years for the Corporation To Be Eligible for a … Continue reading Sen. Ron Collins Sponsors After Deadline Bill to Close Casino License Loophole

E-Fairness Bill Scheduled for Public Hearing Tomorrow

Contact: Krysta West Communications Director Senate Republican Office (207) 287-1505 krysta.west@legislature.maine.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Who: Taxation Committee Committee What: Public hearing on LD 1405, “An Act To Require Remote Sellers To Collect and Remit Sales and Use Tax on Sales into Maine and To Provide Retailers a Collection Allowance” Where: State House, Room 127 When: Wednesday, May 3 at … Continue reading E-Fairness Bill Scheduled for Public Hearing Tomorrow

Senator Ron Collins 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 Ron Collins (R-York) 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 Ron Collins Reminds Students Legislative Scholarship Deadline Approaching

Wells High School Boys Varsity Basketball Team Recognized in Augusta

Contact: Krysta West Communications Director Senate Republican Office (207) 287-1505 krysta.west@legislature.maine.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AUGUSTA – On Thursday, March 30, the Wells High School Boys Varsity Basketball Team visited the State House to receive a Legislative Sentiment recognizing their accomplishment of winning the 2016-2017 Class B South Championship. During their visit, they met with Senator … Continue reading Wells High School Boys Varsity Basketball Team Recognized in Augusta

Maine Senate Approves REAL ID Compliance Bill

Contact: Jim Cyr Communications Director Office of the Maine Senate President (207)287-1501 AUGUSTA – The Maine Senate today gave initial approval to LD 306, “An Act To Require State Compliance with Federal REAL ID Guidelines.” The bill is designed to make Maine driver’s licenses and non-driver state identification cards compliant with the federal REAL ID … Continue reading Maine Senate Approves REAL ID Compliance Bill