We Should Honor Our First Responders

https://videopress.com/v/YNLryfLl?resizeToParent=true&preloadContent=metadata Hello, I am Senator Scott Cyrway who represents District 16. Yesterday, I heard the very sad news that a fellow law enforcement officer, a Deputy Sheriff like me, was killed in the line of duty. Hancock County Deputy Sheriff Luke Gross was killed early in the morning near MDI when he was hit by a … Continue reading We Should Honor Our First Responders

The USCDC Is No Longer a Reliable Source on COVID-19

Sen. Scott Cyrway presents this week's Senate Republican radio address. https://videopress.com/v/ReNUpbm4?preloadContent=metadata Audio only Hello. I am Senator Scott Cyrway. This week, the USCDC released new recommendations that even people who have been vaccinated should wear masks indoors in some parts of the country where infection rates are higher. It said that it based its decision … Continue reading The USCDC Is No Longer a Reliable Source on COVID-19

We Need Cooperation and Tempered Rhetoric on Kennebec Dams

By Sen. Scott Cyrway Having read Amy Calder’s June 22 story regarding fish restoration on the Kennebec River, I applaud the cooperative effort of all those involved in the activities at the Lockwood Dam on June 15. We need more of this. From the story, it appeared that Brookfield Renewable, the facility owner, worked together with … Continue reading We Need Cooperation and Tempered Rhetoric on Kennebec Dams

Senators Brad Farrin and Scott Cyrway Welcome the State’s Decision to Drop Controversial Dam Removal Plan

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                 April 8, 2021 (Augusta, ME) – Maine Department of Marine Resources Commissioner Patrick Keliher announced today that his department will drop its planned changes to the Kennebec River management plan that had been the subject of a controversial rule-making process that ended recently. The plan called for removal of at least … Continue reading Senators Brad Farrin and Scott Cyrway Welcome the State’s Decision to Drop Controversial Dam Removal Plan

A Key Step Necessary to Remove Kennebec Dams Is Now Done

By Sen. Scott Cyrway Last week, the Maine Department of Marine Resources (DMR) closed the public comment period for a rule-making that amends the state’s comprehensive plan for the management of the Kennebec River. Having done so, nothing now stands in the way of DMR following through on their promise to submit this amendment to … Continue reading A Key Step Necessary to Remove Kennebec Dams Is Now Done

Sen. Cyrway’s Public Comments on the Kennebec River Plan Amendment

Note: The Department of Marine Resources is taking public comments on an amendment to its fish management plan, most notably Atlantic Salmon, until February 26, 2021. This is part of an official rulemaking process and you can submit your own comments to the Department at this email address: dmr.rulemaking@maine.gov. Notice of Agency Rulemaking Proposal – … Continue reading Sen. Cyrway’s Public Comments on the Kennebec River Plan Amendment

Senator Scott Cyrway 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 Scott Cyrway. An Act to Clarify the Law Concerning the Priority of Appointment of Personal Representatives … Continue reading Senator Scott Cyrway Submits Bills for the New Legislature

Sen. Scott Cyrway appointed as Lead Republican for Two Legislative Committees

(December 21, 2020) – Senator Scott Cyrway has been reappointed to serve as the lead Republican senator on the Legislature’s Joint Standing Committee on Criminal Justice and Public Safety. Senator Cyrway brings to this role three decades of law enforcement experience as a Kennebec County Deputy Sheriff. Cyrway will also lead Republicans on the Joint … Continue reading Sen. Scott Cyrway appointed as Lead Republican for Two Legislative Committees