Maine House GOP

Monthly Archives: April 2017

Senate President and House Republican Leader Say Budget Cannot Include Highest in the Nation Tax Bracket April 27, 2017 AUGUSTA – With the state budget deadline approaching, Maine Senate President Michael Thibodeau (R-Waldo) and House Republican Leader Ken Fredette (R-Newport) today announced any two-year budget agreement cannot include an onerous three-percent surcharge that will give Maine the dubious distinction of having the highest tax bracket in the nation. Republican leadership has been… Read More

Maine now has the least amount of government workers and highest private sector workforce ever Maine’s unemployment rate continues to be headed in the right direction and Friday, the Maine Department of Labor released the latest numbers showing it has now reached a new historic low. According to the Maine DOL: “The preliminary seasonally adjusted unemployment rate of 3.0 percent for March was the lowest on record since the current estimation methodology… Read More