Press Release / Wednesday Mar 10, 2021
Maine Democratic Party Statement on the House of Representatives' Passage of the American Rescue Plan
Following the House of Representatives' Passage of the American Rescue Plan, Maine Democratic Party Chair Drew Gattine released the following statement:
“We are excited about the American Rescue Plan and what it will deliver to the people, communities, towns, and state of Maine.
“This legislation includes $1,400 stimulus checks, extends unemployment benefits, provides funding for Maine’s state and local governments, and funds COVID-19 testing, vaccinations, and contract tracing, among other provisions.
Press Release / Tuesday Mar 9, 2021
Following the election of Craig Hickman to Maine State Senate District 14, Maine Democratic Party Chair Drew Gattine released the following statement.
“The voters of Senate District 14 have chosen a world class public servant to represent them in the Maine Senate. We congratulate Senator-elect Craig Hickman on his special election victory. He brings a powerful, wise voice to Augusta, especially for those who have felt unheard and unrepresented.
Press Release / Monday Mar 1, 2021
To mark the beginning of Women’s History Month, Maine Democratic Party Vice Chair Bev Uhlenhake released the following statement:
“Today marks the beginning of Women’s History Month, but every month, we are called to recognize the countless women, both known and unknown, who have moved our state forward. They refused to accept the status quo and made Maine better for it.
Press Release / Tuesday Feb 16, 2021
Press Release / Saturday Feb 13, 2021
Maine Democratic Party Statement on Senate Republicans’ Vote to Acquit Trump of Inciting Insurrection
Following Senate Republicans’ vote to acquit Donald Trump of the charge of inciting insurrection following his second impeachment trial,
Press Release / Friday Feb 5, 2021
ICYMI: LGBTQ Nation: “Maine’s first gay Speaker of the House is a ‘pragmatic progressive’ who plays the long game”
A new profile of Maine Speaker of the House Ryan Fecteau in LGBTQ Nation, a national news magazine that reports on issues relevant to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer community, highlights both his groundbreaking new role as the first openly gay speaker in Maine and the incredible challenges that lie ahead in
Press Release / Wednesday Feb 3, 2021
Maine Democratic Party Applauds Assistant Majority Leader Talbot Ross’s Legislation to Require Racial Justice Impact Statements
Following Assistant Majority Leader Rachel Talbot Ross’s unveiling of LD2, An Act To Require the Inclusion of Racial Impact Statements in the Legislative Process, Maine Democratic Party Chair Drew Gattine released the following statement:
Press Release / Monday Feb 1, 2021
To commemorate the start of Black History Month,
Press Release / Sunday Jan 24, 2021
Bev Uhlenhake elected to serve as vice chair, both to immediately begin two-year terms
Press Release / Thursday Jan 21, 2021
Maine Democratic Party Virtual Food Drive to Support Good Shepherd Food Bank Raises Funds For Nearly 65,000 Meals
Today, the Maine Democratic Party announced that their Virtual Food Drive to support the Good Shepherd Food Bank of Maine had raised enough funds to provide nearly 65,000 meals.