Maine House GOP

Monthly Archives: September 2019

Hello, this is Dick Pickett, the State Representative from Dixfield. Just last week, the Governor’s Energy Office announced that the statewide average cash price for No. 2 heating oil was $2.61 per gallon, the lowest statewide average price since December 2017.  This is 8 to 13% lower than last year at this time. That is certainly good news to Mainers dreading the beginning of the 2019/2020 heating season. Similarly, the recent dip… Read More

Hello, this is Representative Will Tuell of East Machias. I am not usually critical, but last week’s special session has me shaking my head in disappointment. Governor Mills herself stated: “I’m sorry it’s come to this. I’m kind of sorry I called them in.” With proper planning and foresight, the Governor and her administration could have either seen this outcome as inevitable, or avoided it altogether. After the Legislature passed an $8… Read More