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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.

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...

Dem Radio Address: Breen says, Lawmakers reject governor’s political gamesmanship with overrides

Dem Radio Address: Breen says, Lawmakers reject governor’s political gamesmanship with overrides

Posted: June 13, 2015

  I’m proud of the collaborative, bipartisan work that I’ve seen in the legislature over the past several months. And I’m disappointed that...

Democratic Weekly Radio Address: Hill says, “Never before has there been a crisis of confidence in the PUC like we’re seeing today”

Democratic Weekly Radio Address: Hill says, “Never before has there been a crisis of confidence in the PUC like we’re seeing today”

Posted: May 29, 2015

The PUC is intended to operate as an independent regulatory agency but recent decisions by the PUC Commissioners have caused many lawmakers and...

Dem Radio Address: Haskell says, “We can’t just see poverty as someone else’s problem; we all have a stake in the success or failure of our neighbors.”

Dem Radio Address: Haskell says, “We can’t just see poverty as someone else’s problem; we all have a stake in the success or failure of our neighbors.”

Posted: May 15, 2015

  Good Morning, this is State Senator Anne Haskell of Portland.   Nowadays with this 24-hour news cycle and the neverending campaign season,...

Breen says, LePage’s tired tactic of political hostage-taking is standing in the way of Maine projects

Breen says, LePage’s tired tactic of political hostage-taking is standing in the way of Maine projects

Posted: May 01, 2015

  Politics gets a bad rap these days. Most days, I disagree with that perception; but it’s no wonder that people feel frustrated when...

Libby says, “Most Maine families will get a bigger tax cut under the Better Deal than under the LePage plan.”

Libby says, “Most Maine families will get a bigger tax cut under the Better Deal than under the LePage plan.”

Posted: April 17, 2015

Good Morning. This is State Senator Nate Libby of Lewiston. As a two-term member of the Taxation Committee, I’ve spent a lot of time working on...

Weekly Address: Hill says, “Recent decisions by the PUC portends a troubling new era”

Weekly Address: Hill says, “Recent decisions by the PUC portends a troubling new era”

Posted: March 20, 2015

This week, all the ratepayers in Maine got some bad news: the cost of energy will be going up--for everyone--from homeowners to small businesses to...

Weekly Radio Address: Valentino says, “Democrats will seek a better budget deal for all Mainers”

Weekly Radio Address: Valentino says, “Democrats will seek a better budget deal for all Mainers”

Posted: February 20, 2015

This week, I, along with my colleagues on the Appropriations Committee, listened to three days of public testimony, from more than a hundred people....

Dem Radio address: Alfond says, “Let’s accept the challenge to be the first state in the nation to end childhood hunger.”

Dem Radio address: Alfond says, “Let’s accept the challenge to be the first state in the nation to end childhood hunger.”

Posted: February 06, 2015

Each day there are thousands of children who go to bed hungry and wake up even hungrier-- we are letting Maine children down until we solve this...

Weekly Dem Message: Valentino says, “The stakes are just too high for Maine women. We simply can’t afford to roll back the clock on women’s health.”

Weekly Dem Message: Valentino says, “The stakes are just too high for Maine women. We simply can’t afford to roll back the clock on women’s health.”

Posted: January 23, 2015

      Some forty years later, the conversation about abortion is no longer about being “pro choice” or “pro life.” It...