Maine House GOP

Monthly Archives: May 2020

Hello, this is State Representative Matt Harrington of Sanford with the Weekly Republican Radio Address. Time is running out. Time is running out for the segment of our population that has no job, no income, no savings and desperate family situations. Time is running out for a Maine economy that relies on a summer tourist season to tide many over during the winter months. Time is running out for small businesses and… Read More

Legislation would amend decades old statute REMOTELY/FROM HOME – House Republican Leader Kathleen Dillingham (R-Oxford) has submitted legislation seeking to change a decades old law, last amended in 2011, granting the Executive broad emergency powers and proposes legislative approval of emergency order extensions. Consideration of the proposed legislation would require the legislature to reconvene. Thus far, the Governor and Presiding Officers have resisted calls to return to Augusta to consider any pieces… Read More

Hello, this is State Representative Abbie Griffin of Levant with the Weekly Republican Radio Address.There has been some government movement since our last address two weeks ago.  At that time, we were still anticipating the COVID-19 worst case scenario.For over 60 of Maine’s 1.3 million people, that happened. Collectively, we mourn their passing and pray for their families and loved ones.Mainers have risen to the occasion to limit the number of fatalities… Read More

Legislative Republicans issued a letter, calling on Speaker Gideon and President Jackson to reconvene the Legislature for the sole purpose of removing Governor Mills’s Civil Emergency powers. May 2, 2020 President Troy Jackson3 State House StationAugusta, ME 04333Speaker Sara Gideon2 State House StationAugusta, ME 04333 Dear President Jackson and Speaker Gideon, We write to ask that you call the Legislature back in to session under Maine Constitution Article IV Part III Section… Read More