A REPUBLIC IF YOU CAN KEEP IT By the Hon. Richard M. Cebra In October of 1964 Ronald Reagan gave his landmark speech generally known as the “A Time for Choosing” speech. In that speech Reagan famously stated: “This is the issue of this election: Whether we believe in our capacity for self-government or whether we abandon the American Revolution and confess that a little intellectual elite in a far-distant capital can… Read More

Hello this is State Representative Sue Bernard from Caribou.This is the last House Republican radio address of 2020. What a year. It started off with so much potential, but ended after so much heartache, fear anddifficult adjustments. As we look forward to 2021, we will take stock of our difficulties and losses butespecially at this time of year, we must also count our blessings. We are Americans. We are Mainers. We are… Read More

Maine people have a right to be heard. This is Rep. Peter Lyford of Eddington with the Republican Weekly Radio Address. It’s been nine months since the 129th adjourned. Now, a new legislature has been sworn in. We have a new Speaker, eleven more Republicans, and no House Republican incumbents lost this past election. House Republicans are still far short of the numbers needed to force Governor Mills, or legislative Democrats, to… Read More

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