House Republican News

Plans to Change Maine’s Abortion Laws are Too Extreme

January 17, 2023

House Republicans have issued a statement on plans to expand Maine’s abortion laws STATE HOUSE – House Republicans oppose Governor Mills’ extreme expansion of Maine’s abortion laws. After making taxpayers fund elective abortions, Democrats are now proposing abortions at any point in a woman’s pregnancy, removing the existing “viability” standard. This runs counter to wide […]

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Maine House Republicans Support Federal Regulatory Pause for Lobster Industry

December 20, 2022

Maine House Republicans Support Federal Regulatory Pause for Lobster Industry House Republicans were in DC last month meeting with U.S. Senator Collins STATE HOUSE – Maine House Republicans today issued a statement in support of efforts by Maine’s Congressional Delegation to include a regulatory pause of six years for Maine’s lobster industry in the omnibus […]

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House Republican Appropriations Committee Members 

December 9, 2022

House Republicans Urge speedy consideration of heating assistance for Mainers struggling to heat their homes STATE HOUSE – House Republicans announced today that they have submitted the names of four members of their caucus to serve on the Joint Standing Committee on Appropriations and Financial Affairs. They are also calling for swift consideration of heating […]

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Legislative Republicans Issue Statement Regarding the Election of Constitutional Officers

December 7, 2022

STATE HOUSE – On Wednesday, elections were held by the 131st Legislature for the constitutional offices of State Treasurer, Secretary of State and the Attorney General. In a departure from years of past practice, Legislative Republicans chose not to submit nominations for the offices that are elected by a simple majority vote during the Legislature’s first […]

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House Republican Leaders Selected

November 14, 2022

Indomitable House Republicans elect Rep. Billy Bob Faulkingham to be their leader HOUSE CHAMBER – The Maine House Republican caucus elected Rep. Billy Bob Faulkingham (R-Winter Harbor) to serve as their Leader during a meeting today in Augusta. Rep. Amy Arata (R-New Gloucester) was elected Assistant Republican Leader. Rep. Faulkingham’s election comes after Maine House […]

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House Republican Appropriations Committee Members 

November 9, 2022

House Republicans Urge speedy consideration of heating assistance for Mainers struggling to heat their homes STATE HOUSE – House Republicans announced today that they have submitted the names of four members of their caucus to serve on the Joint Standing Committee on Appropriations and Financial Affairs. They are also calling for swift consideration of heating […]

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Statement on $850 checks

June 19, 2022

House Republicans are pleased that the Governor and legislators from both parties responded to our call for returning over-collected tax revenues to the people. We are disappointed that our March proposal to return them sooner via electronic deposits was not supported. It is important to note we believe calling these funds “relief checks” is disingenuous. It […]

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House passes National Popular Vote Compact to circumvent the U.S. Constitution  

April 2, 2024

Statement from House Republicans By passing the National Popular Vote Compact, Democrats have again signaled that they do not care about everyday Mainers, their rights, their opinions, or their protections under the U.S. Constitution. They have surrendered Maine’s ability to help choose a President to large urban states like California and New York. The votes […]

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OPEN BORDER COSTS REVEALED

February 14, 2024

Republicans blow the lid off a program that spends over $56,000 per asylum seeker while spending far less addressing Maine’s homeless and nursing home crises   STATE HOUSE – Legislative Republicans held a press conference today to deliver shocking new numbers on state spending related to thousands of asylum seekers coming to Maine for free […]

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PUBLIC COMMENT CLOSES TODAY ON EV “CALIFORNIA RULE”

February 5, 2024

REMINDER: Today is the last day to submit written comment on the “California” Rule mandating electric vehicle sales. Recall that an earlier scheduled BEP vote was delayed by widespread power outages caused by a winter storm. “Because a statewide power outage delayed a BEP vote mandating electric vehicle sales, the resulting amended rule will cause […]

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Maine Senate & House Republican Legislators Issue Joint Statement Supporting Texas’ Constitutional Right To Defend its Borders

January 29, 2024

AUGUSTA, ME – Maine State Republican legislators issued the following Joint Statement supporting the State of Texas’ constitutional right to defend its borders. The statement follows the Biden Administration’s absolute refusal to address the immigration crisis they are themselves generating at our southern border and their subsequent legal attacks on the State of Texas. “The […]

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Bill to allow minors to travel to Maine for controversial transgender medical procedures without parental consent tabled

January 18, 2024

Scheduled Work Session postponed after public outcry AUGUSTA – Rep. David Haggan (R-Hampden) publically castigated fellow members of the Judiciary Committee today for postponing a scheduled Work Session on LD 1735, ‘An Act to Safeguard Gender-affirming Health Care.’ The bill “prohibits the enforcement of an order based on another state’s law authorizing a child to be […]

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House Republican Leader insists on quick, thorough investigation of “swatting incident”

January 2, 2024

Request comes in response to press reports of a hoax phone call following the Secretary of State’s decision to exclude a popular presidential candidate from the ballot   AUGUSTA – House Republican Leader Billy Bob Faulkingham today called for a quick, thorough investigation of a “swatting incident” reported by Maine Secretary of State Shenna Bellows. […]

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Statement on Decision to Exclude President Trump from the Ballot

December 29, 2023

Statement from Maine House Republican Leader Billy Bob Faulkingham  “This is a sham decision that mimics third world dictatorships. It will not stand legal scrutiny. People have a right to choose their leaders devoid of mindless decisions by partisan hacks.“ Rep. Billy Bob Faulkingham  House Republican Leader  # # #

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Special message from House Republican Leader Billy Bob Faulkingham

December 28, 2023

In the face of widespread power outages last week, the Maine Board of Environmental Protection (BEP) postponed its December 21 vote to implement the “California Rule” mandating sales of electric vehicles (EVs).  Then came news that the BEP reopened the public comment period until February 5, 2024. Now the Portland Press Herald is reporting that […]

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BEP Reopens Public Comment on Electric Vehicle Sales Mandate!

December 23, 2023

House Republicans encourage public input AUGUSTA – The Maine Board of Environmental Protection (BEP) has reopened Public Comment on the Chapter 127-A: Advanced Clean Cars II Program, also know as the “California Rule.” The public comment period extends until February 5, 2024. “House Republicans will not rest until the voices of all the Maine people are […]

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Legislative Republicans urge BEP to vote no on requiring electric vehicle sales

December 7, 2023

The move toward eliminating gas-powered vehicles is scheduled for a vote on Dec. 21 STATE HOUSE – Republican leaders are urging members of the Maine Board of Environmental Protection (BEP) to stand up for Maine’s people and economy and abandon the Advanced Clean Cars II Program rulemaking requiring electric vehicle sales. Leaders made their position […]

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