Maine House GOP

Monthly Archives: April 2019

ONE PARTY RULE THREATENS MAINE FAMILIES Hello, I am Kathleen Dillingham, the Maine House Republican Leader from Oxford. For the past 8 Years, Republican leadership has improved the lives of Mainers through responsible fiscal discipline and policies. By lowering taxes, restraining the growth of government, lowering debt and improving state finances, we have improved the budget for families in Maine. Low unemployment, higher wages and historically high workforce participation is and should… Read More

Hello, this is Jeff Hanley, the State Representative from Pittston. Living in Maine is more expensive than many parts of the country. Our size and location require Mainers to pay more to heat our homes in winter and to travel longer distances to and from work. In spite of this fact, Maine Democrats in the legislature seem to be relentless in their pursuit of taxing our fuels. They are seeking to tax… Read More

Education Republicans oppose cutting vocational education to fund more bureaucrats  STATEHOUSE – Republican members of the Legislature’s Education and Cultural Affairs Committee voted unanimously to fully fund Maine Career & Technical Education (CTE) schools. Governor Mills has proposed cutting CTE schools and adding 36 new hires at the Maine Department of Education, 16 of which are non-teaching positions to “build staffing capacity.” Committee Republicans voted for $3.89 million in CTE funding, Democrats… Read More