Press Release / Tuesday Aug 28, 2018
LePage filed the friend-of-the-court brief in the wake of refusing to sign a bill that would ban the discredited practice of conversion therapy
Westbrook, MAINE – Governor LePage has joined a group of 16 states urging the U.S. Supreme Court to rule that companies should be allowed to fire workers based on their sexual orientation and gender identity without violating federal workplace discrimination law.
Press Release / Thursday Aug 16, 2018
After a poll showing his race with Jared Golden is neck-and-neck, Poliquin released an ad attacking Golden. Now, Paul Paul Ryan is coming to Poliquin’s rescue with more attacks on Golden after Poliquin blanketed ME-02 with taxpayer funded mass mailings
Westbrook, MAINE - In case you missed it, Congressman Poliquin and the race for the ME-02 Congressional seat have been the subject of several stories in both Maine and national media outlets over the last two weeks, and none of the news has been good for Congressman Poliquin.
Press Release / Wednesday Aug 15, 2018
Westbrook, MAINE - Maine Democratic Party Chairman Phil Bartlett issued the following statement on the passing of Bangor Daily News journalist Chris Cousins:
“We are so deeply saddened by the passing of Chris Cousins. Chris was a true professional who was adored and respected by his colleagues and everyone at the State House. He was a wonderful person who will be sorely missed.
“Our thoughts are with his colleagues at the The Bangor Daily News, his friends, and his family who he so lovingly wrote of every day.”
Press Release / Thursday Aug 9, 2018
Moody remains silent when asked about his position on the issue, just as he did after Governor LePage vetoed a bill that would have banned the discredited practice
Press Release / Friday Aug 3, 2018
Westbrook, MAINE - Today, the Maine Superior Court ruled that $1 million in funding for the Maine Clean Elections system must be paid to candidates utilizing the program, though the governor has not ruled out appealing the Court’s decision. The Superior Court ruling does not, however, resolve the problem created by a drafting error that has prevented other Clean Elections funds from being dispersed since July 1.
Press Release / Thursday Jul 26, 2018
Westbrook, MAINE - According to a report by the federal Bureau of Economic Analysis, Maine is lagging in economic growth yet again for the first quarter of this year when compared to neighboring New England states and the nation as a whole.
Press Release / Thursday Jul 26, 2018
Westbrook, MAINE - In case you missed it, Governor Paul LePage is garnering more bad national headlines for Maine. Yesterday, the New York Times wrote about the governor’s obstruction of the voter-approved Medicaid expansion law and how it’s harming Maine people. The story also made abundantly clear where Maine’s gubernatorial candidates stood on the critical issue:
“Janet Mills, the state’s attorney general, is also the Democratic candidate for governor. She refused to represent the administration in the court case, leaving it to a private lawyer from Boston.
Press Release / Thursday Jul 19, 2018
Westbrook, MAINE – In case you missed it, Republican gubernatorial nominee Shawn Moody bailed on a Bangor Daily News forum aimed at finding solutions to Maine’s opioid crisis, which claims the life of one person a day on average in the state. Why? To show off a NASCAR stock with his campaign’s slogan on it.
Press Release / Wednesday Jul 18, 2018
Westbrook, MAINE - In case you missed it, Bruce Poliquin’s spokesman criticized Jared Golden for his career choices yesterday, saying “Golden’s only long-term career choice has been politics” and that he’s running for Congress “simply to get a job,” even though Golden enlisted in the Marines after 9/11 and completed multiple combat tours of duty.
Press Release / Monday Jul 16, 2018
Westbrook, MAINE - Today, United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions visited Portland to discuss the opioid epidemic.
Maine Democratic Party Chairman Phil Bartlett issued the following statement: