Maine House GOP

Monthly Archives: March 2017

Tuesday, flanked by members of the House Republican caucus, House GOP Leader Rep. Ken Fredette of Newport was pleased to announce he will be sponsoring the welfare Reform for Increased Security and Employment Act (RISE Act) put forward by Governor Paul LePage. The bill codifies many of the most successful welfare reforms implemented by the LePage Administration. Among the reforms that would be codified as a result of the RISE Act: Require… Read More

Speaker has failed to take action on blatant violation of the law Rep. Ryan Tipping (D) of Orono is in clear violation of the Maine ethics laws and as the law clearly states, Rep. Tipping now “is presumed to have a conflict of interest on every question and must be precluded or subject to penalty…” Below is the timeline and the statute Rep. Tipping has violated: In May of 2016, Rep. Ryan… Read More