Maine House GOP

Monthly Archives: November 2019

This week marks our oldest of traditions, Thanksgiving.   I am representative Rick Mason of Lisbon and I want to offer a heartfeltHappy Thanksgiving.   As Mainers and as Americans, we have so much to be thankful for.  We are truly lucky to be here in the best state and in the greatest country in the history of the world.   With all the political fervor and negativity in the world, it is important to stop and take stock of all that we have.  … Read More

Sometime in January or February of 2020, approximately 305,000 Maine homeowners will receive at least $100 from the state in direct property tax relief. The checks will go to households that qualify for the Homestead Exemption. These payments are the result of a law passed in 2012, which was the last time Republicans controlled both houses of the legislature and the Governorship. That law, and eight years of responsible budgeting, resulted in… Read More

Hi, this is Representative Trey Stewart of Presque Isle, the Assistant Republican Leader of the Maine House. If Democrats are gearing up to spend even more of your money, it should go to fund critical needs that should have been taken care of in the $8 billion budget that passed last spring. I’m talking about children and adults with disabilities that are on waiting lists for services. I’m talking about roads, bridges… Read More

Hello, this is Representative Kathleen Dillingham of Oxford, the Republican Leader of the Maine House. Since Democrats took complete control of state government, we have unfortunately seen a complete lack of clear priorities resulting in excessive spending.  That spells disaster down the road and yet again higher taxes on Maine’s working families. As everyone is well aware, the Mills Administration and Democrats increased the state budget by 11%, spending the majority of… Read More