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Monthly Archives: March 2020

Today Governor Mills has issued a new Executive Order which takes effect at 12:01 a.m. on April 2, 2020 and will last until at least April 30, 2020. The Governor also extended the closure of restaurants and bars statewide for dine-in customers until at least April 30, 2020 to align with today’s Executive Order. Learn More:https://www.maine.gov/governor/mills/sites/maine.gov.governor.mills/files/inline-files/CORRECTED_An%20Order%20Regarding%20Further%20Restrictions%20on%20Public%20Contact%20and%20Movement%2C%20Schools%2C%20Vehicle%20Travel%20and%20Retail%20Business%20Operations.pdf?fbclid=IwAR0Tvhau4z1mmF6rBNzYyWK0BTjW5M50JRle3TpcchK8WJ1JtkVMQFCZXMk

MAINE HOUSE REPUBLICANS URGE THE GOVERNOR TO FOLLOW THE ADVICE OF THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY  Following the appeals of U.S. citizens and organizations throughout the country, and the Maine House Republicans, the United States Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has revised its guidance of critical infrastructure to include the firearms industry as part of the Essential Critical Infrastructure. Relevant Section: LAW ENFORCEMENT, PUBLIC SAFETY, AND OTHER FIRST RESPONDERS… Read More

Businesses that help protect families are “essential” and should be allowed to operate with appropriate safeguards. “Maine’s top officials are essentially saying that our Second Amendment rights may depend on whether or not a store sells toilet paper or what they arbitrarily deem “essential goods,” said House Republican Leader Kathleen Dillingham (R-Oxford). “Our Second Amendment rights should not be unduly restricted, protecting access to a constitutional right is essential, even in times… Read More

FHFA Moves to Provide Eviction Suspension Relief for Renters in Multifamily Properties Washington, D.C. – Today, to keep renters in multifamily properties in their home and to support multifamily property owners during the coronavirus national emergency, the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) is announcing that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (the Enterprises) will offer multifamily property owners mortgage forbearance with the condition that they suspend all evictions for renters unable to pay… Read More

Passes only items related to coronavirus response and other critical services Hi, this is Kathleen Dillingham, the House Republican Leader with this week’s Republican Radio Address. President Trump has declared a State of Emergency. This after wisely convening a coronavirus task force back in January and acting quickly to secure our borders. We are in the midst of an unprecedented national response to an international pandemic. Governor Mills this week issued a… Read More

Hi, this is Trey Stewart, the Assistant House Republican Leader with this week’s Republican Radio Address. By now, most of you have heard about the spread of the coronavirus. Today, I want to talk about how Maine is preparing to respond to the public health threat posed by the coronavirus disease. The coronavirus is a respiratory illness that can spread person to person. It was first identified during an investigation into an… Read More