Good afternoon, this is House Republican Leader Kathleen Dillingham.   Our state has just come through a grueling campaign season where we saw an unprecedented amount of money spent on mailings, our airways, and we were bombarded with negative politics at its worst.  We still have an unsettled campaign at the federal level. We have seen an increase in positive COVID tests in our State, which have led to even more executive orders… Read More

The tide may be turning  The tide may be turning? Let’s hope so. This is House Representative Kathy Javner of Chester with the Weekly Republican Radio Address. Mainers have had enough of 2020 and what we have lost. Time spent with loved ones Community events  Social gatherings  School Sports Worship services  For many, work We mourn the loss of  loved ones who left us in 2020. We also feel for those who… Read More

This is Representative Joshua Morris from Turner with this week’s Republican Radio Address.  In less than three weeks, earlier if voting by absentee, you will be taking part in the 2020 election. You will be voting using a rank-choice voting (RCV) system.  For many people, it will be confusing.  Mainers will use RCV to decide federal races, including U.S. Senate and Congress. For the first time in the United States they will… Read More

 This is House Republican Leader Kathleen Dillingham from Oxford with this week’s Republican Radio Address.  Many of my colleagues in the Legislature are hearing from constituents throughout the state with concerns about the security of voting by absentee ballot, the safety of voting in person, and just as important: what’s on the ballot this year.  While Election Day is November 3rd, here in Maine we have no-excuse absentee voting. That means that… Read More

Hello, this is Representative Fran Head of Bethel with the Weekly Republican Radio Address. It’s no secret that 2020 is a year like no other, and COVID-19 has challenged “the way life should be” here in Maine. We have small businesses in our community that closed in March and will not be reopening, friends and family members who have put everything on hold this year due to the virus, and neighbors who… Read More

Here we are, Labor Day 2020. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, Labor Day, “is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers. It constitutes a yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our country.” Maine House Republicans celebrate those contributions, as we recognize the precarious positions that many workers and their families are in this first Monday of September… Read More

Governor’s arbitrary decisions will haunt Maine for years to come Hello, this is State Representative Sue Austin from Gray with the Republican Weekly Radio Address.  We are quickly approaching Labor Day and the end to the Summer Season here in Maine.  When it comes to weather I cannot think of a summer more generous in sunshine and warmth.  Unfortunately it is also a summer of missed opportunities.   We have now been… Read More

After a month with no communications, Democrats conduct another show poll with the same result – Legislative Republicans will not support an open-ended session that fails to focus on amending 37B and specifically addressing coronavirus related legislation STATEHOUSE/REMOTELY – Closely following the provisions in Maine’s Constitution, Legislative Republicans conducted another poll of their membership in response to calls from the Presiding Officers to reconvene a special session of the Legislature. The result… Read More

Authoritarian Governor promoting fear and control  Hello, this is State Representative Shelley Rudnicki from Fairfield with the Republican Weekly Radio Address.  Back in March, Maine people faced an uncertain coronavirus threat. Some projections had 2.2 million people dying, meaning thousands in Maine. Maine’s Chief Executive was able to act quickly to lock down Maine and bend what we thought was going to be a COVID-19 curve. Republicans supported the steps taken in… Read More