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Category: Senator Gratwick

Sen. Gratwick: There's no excuse for rejecting life-saving cancer screening funds

Posted: December 22, 2015

AUGUSTA — Sen. Geoff Gratwick released the following statement in response to reports that the LePage administration has rejected a $2.5 million...

Democratic Weekly Radio Address: Gratwick says, Maine has a tradition of respect and the Legislature continues that tradition by rejecting the governor's threats, name-calling and abuse of power.

Posted: June 25, 2015

  Good Morning. This is Democratic State Senator Geoffrey Gratwick of Bangor.   In Maine, we’ve all seen the headlines.  But what’s...

BDN: Maine needs to answer these questions if it plans to take away methadone

Posted: June 09, 2015

By The BDN Editorial Board Read more here. Bangor is home to three methadone clinics that provide treatment services and support to recovering...

GOP REJECTS COMMON SENSE MONEY SAVING BILL FOR PARTY LINE POLITICS

Posted: May 13, 2015

Senate Republicans flip from original support to sustain veto...again AUGUSTA – In a vote of 20 - 15, Senate Republicans flipped their original...

GOP SENATORS SUPPORT MEASURE TO STYMIE VOTER PARTICIPATION

Posted: April 29, 2015

Voter ID: “unnecessary solution in search of a problem”   AUGUSTA – In a vote of 18 - 17, with Senators Katz and Langley joining the...

A Better Deal for Maine gets strong public backing at Bangor town hall

Posted: April 22, 2015

House Speaker, Senate Democratic Leader hold first public meeting on tax reform plan   BANGOR --  Bangor-area residents and community leaders...

HOSPITALS TO BE HELD ACCOUNTABLE FOR VIOLATING TRANSPARENCY LAW GOAL OF NEW BILL

Posted: April 17, 2015

18 of 34 Maine hospitals in direct violation of 2014 law AUGUSTA -  A measure to penalize hospitals that are not in compliance with transparency...

YOUTH CANCER-PREVENTION BILL DENIED AGAIN BY SENATE REPUBLICANS

Posted: April 09, 2015

GOP puts politics ahead of science and ignores FDA warning AUGUSTA –Senate Republicans again blocked an effort that would reduce the risk of skin...

LEPAGE VETOES LIBRARY BILL

Posted: April 01, 2015

Measure exempts library consortium from sales tax AUGUSTA –Last night, Gov. LePage vetoed a measure, LD 13, that exempts a statewide network of...

YOUTH CANCER-PREVENTION BILL DENIED BY SENATE REPUBLICANS

Posted: March 31, 2015

GOP puts politics ahead of science and ignores FDA warning AUGUSTA – Senate Republicans blocked an effort that would reduce the risk of skin...