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Weekly Radio Address-Vitelli says:  There’s a lot happening with the Maine economy—and there’s a lot of potential. But we all need a willing partner if we’re going to move ahead together.

Weekly Radio Address-Vitelli says: There’s a lot happening with the Maine economy—and there’s a lot of potential. But we all need a willing partner if we’re going to move ahead together.

Posted: June 20, 2014

Mainers are known for our hard work; our creativity; and our determination. Perhaps it goes back to our Yankee roots. But regardless, whether you...

Weekly Radio Address: Sen. Johnson says: Just as graduation marks the completion of one chapter and the beginning of the next, there is always more work to do to strengthen education in Maine.

Posted: June 06, 2014

  It’s that time again: another school year has come to a close. As graduating seniors don their caps and gowns and say goodbye to their...

Weekly Radio Address: Senator Millett says,

Weekly Radio Address: Senator Millett says, "Investments in summer food and preschool programs will do far more to help schools than a shaming letter grade"

Posted: May 26, 2014

We all agree that every Maine student deserves to have the best teacher in the classroom. As parents, we want great schools. But unfortunately,...

Weekly Radio Address: Senator Lachowicz says Governor LePage’s 11th hour push for nursing homes stands in sharp contrast with three years of harm he has inflicted on Maine’s seniors

Weekly Radio Address: Senator Lachowicz says Governor LePage’s 11th hour push for nursing homes stands in sharp contrast with three years of harm he has inflicted on Maine’s seniors

Posted: May 10, 2014

  When I first heard that Governor LePage flipped the script and blamed Democrats for not doing enough to help our seniors, I scratched my...

Weekly Radio Address: Johnson says,

Weekly Radio Address: Johnson says, "Lawmakers should choose the side of Maine's farmers, fishermen, and schools and support local food hubs"

Posted: April 26, 2014

  This connection to our food extends beyond what’s healthy; it also grows our sense of community, and it strengthens our local economy. All...

Weekly Radio Address: Senator Gratwick says Governor's war on the poor is a cynical political campaign strategy, a witch hunt

Posted: April 12, 2014

In his office, Governor LePage rings alarm bells on a daily basis about fraud and abuse. But his choice of when to sound the alarm is selective....

Weekly Radio Address: Senator Valentino says: Jobs bond builds off of Maine’s competitive advantages and will get Mainers working again today

Posted: March 29, 2014

  Jobs, jobs, and more jobs. Perhaps the only other topic discussed more than jobs is the weather!   Good Morning. This is State Senator...

Weekly Radio Address: Senator Johnson says, “Governor should sign expansion for the tens of thousands of Mainers whose lives will be improved, will be healthier, and perhaps even be saved"

Posted: March 14, 2014

  Good morning, this is State Senator Chris Johnson of Somerville. For the better part of a year there’s been considerable debate about...

Weekly Radio Address: Senator Boyle says, "The Governor's threats are the worst kind of politics--stifling economic growth and job creation"

Posted: March 01, 2014

Good Morning. This is State Senator Jim Boyle.   I am a first-term senator serving the communities of Gorham, Scarborough, and Westbrook....

Weekly Radio Address: Senator Jackson says, "Democrats led on standing up for good policy and doing the right thing by keeping our promise to our towns."

Posted: February 15, 2014

Sometimes what happens in Augusta, at the State House, seems far removed from what goes on in our communities.  But this week, after about a month...