News Article / Friday Jun 19, 2020
This week, Senator Susan Collins lost the public support of what may be her most prominent former endorser yet: Senator Angus King. King is hardly the first former Collins endorser to announce that he will no longer be publicly supporting her.
News Article / Thursday Jun 18, 2020
To commemorate LGBTQ+ Pride Month, Mai
News Article / Thursday May 21, 2020
As Small Businesses Struggle, Trump’s Talking Heads Owe Mainers Answers on Chaotic Pandemic Response
Ahead of Lara Trump and Corey Lewandowski’s appearance at a Maine Republican Party fundraiser tonight, Maine Democratic Party Chair Kathleen Marra released the following statement:
News Article / Friday Apr 3, 2020
Maine Democratic Party Announces In-Person State Convention Cancelation in Response to Unprecedented Public Health Crisis
In light of the threats posed to the public by the coronavirus, the Maine Democratic Party announced today that the 2020 State Convention has been canceled.
News Article / Monday Jul 22, 2019
New Poll: More Mainers Disapprove Than Approve of Collins – “biggest decline of anyone in the Senate”
News Article / Wednesday Jun 27, 2018
Westbrook, MAINE - In response to Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy’s announcement today that he is retiring, Maine Democratic Party Chairman Phil Bartlett called on Maine Senator Susan Collins to oppose any extremist nominee in the wake of her recent history of confirming radical Trump judicial picks:
News Article / Wednesday May 9, 2018
Maine Democratic Party Chairman Applauds Democratic Gubernatorial Candidates Following NEWS CENTER Maine Debate
Westbrook, MAINE – Maine Democratic Party Chairman Phil Bartlett issued the following statement on tonight’s Democratic gubernatorial debate hosted by NEWS CENTER Maine:
“Tonight, Democrats demonstrated that we are ready to take Maine in a new, better direction – one focused on building a robust economy, creating good-paying jobs across the state, stemming the opioid crisis, providing high-quality, affordable health care for hardworking Mainers, and making Augusta work again.
News Article / Wednesday May 31, 2017
What will it take for Republicans to uphold the will of the voters and fully fund our schools?
In 2004, voters passed an initiative demanding the state fund 55% of the cost of public schools. The Legislature never did that.
In 2016, voters passed Question 2 – a ballot initiative to finally fully fund our schools by asking the wealthiest Mainers, those making over $200,000 per year, to pay a little more.
News Article / Monday May 22, 2017
The Maine Democratic Party values investment in all Maine families.
News Article / Wednesday Feb 1, 2017
By Dennis Hoey FREEPORT — Residents packed the auditorium at the Freeport Community Center Tuesday night to stand up against a message of racism and hatred that they said will not be tolerated in their community. Organizers estimated that a crowd of more than 200 people came to the event in response to the distribution of Ku Klux Klan fliers in South Freeport on Monday morning. There were so many people at the rally that about 100 had to wait outside and await a second session to hear several guest speakers.