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Radio Address: Johnson honors, mourns war dead for Memorial Day

Radio Address: Johnson honors, mourns war dead for Memorial Day

Posted: May 27, 2016

For hard-working people all over the state, a three-day weekend is always welcome. Memorial Day weekend is especially beloved for marking the...

Radio Address: Deschambault says respect, transparency are key to public’s trust in government

Radio Address: Deschambault says respect, transparency are key to public’s trust in government

Posted: May 13, 2016

You know, in my four decades of work for the Department of Corrections, I always treated prisoners fairly. It wasn’t always easy, but I knew...

Radio Address: Sen. Alfond says new Legislature has chance to restore civility

Radio Address: Sen. Alfond says new Legislature has chance to restore civility

Posted: April 29, 2016

On Friday night, I left the State House after what was most likely my last day casting votes on the floor of the Senate for the people of...

Radio Address: Gratwick says it's time to embrace our solar energy future

Radio Address: Gratwick says it's time to embrace our solar energy future

Posted: April 15, 2016

On warm, sunny days like the one we’re expecting this weekend, I often find myself thinking about how lucky we are to live in Maine. Our...

Sen. Breen: Mental health cuts will devastate families like mine

Sen. Breen: Mental health cuts will devastate families like mine

Posted: April 01, 2016

Gov. LePage’s Department of Health and Human Services recently announced its plan to make dramatic cuts to services for people living with...

Sen. Diamond calls on Gov. LePage to protect Mainers from voter intimidation

Sen. Diamond calls on Gov. LePage to protect Mainers from voter intimidation

Posted: March 18, 2016

The polling place is the linchpin of our democratic system of government. It’s where citizens make their voices heard, whether it’s on...

Radio Address: Patrick says it's time to let voters decide minimum wage

Radio Address: Patrick says it's time to let voters decide minimum wage

Posted: March 04, 2016

This week, a group of business special interests announced their plan to interfere with a citizen initiative to raise the minimum wage. They say...

Radio Address: Millett says teachers deserve better training, increased minimum salary

Radio Address: Millett says teachers deserve better training, increased minimum salary

Posted: February 19, 2016

Hi. This is Senator Rebecca Millett, the ranking Senate Democrat on the Legislature’s Education Committee. Thanks for tuning in. This week,...

Radio Address: Haskell says positive steps on drug crisis, conservation should propel us forward

Radio Address: Haskell says positive steps on drug crisis, conservation should propel us forward

Posted: January 22, 2016

Mainers who want Augusta to work for them have a lot to celebrate this week. In just three days, action has been taken to address the state’s...

Radio Address: Valentino says public hearing reveals dire need for action on drug crisis

Radio Address: Valentino says public hearing reveals dire need for action on drug crisis

Posted: January 08, 2016

We know that Maine’s drug addiction crisis requires swift action. That was confirmed again this week when we heard directly from citizens about...