House Republican Radio Addresses

Legislature is out of touch with people trying to survive

July 7, 2023

This is Representative Abden Simmons of Waldoboro with the Weekly Republican Radio Address. Just last month, I won a special election to represent District 45: Bremen, Friendship, Waldoboro, Washington and Louds Island. I did my best to listen to the people in those towns and the everyday challenges they face due to higher living costs. […]

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Good Things Happen When Republican Ideas are Included

June 24, 2023

This is Representative Wayne Parry of Arundel with the Weekly Republican Radio Address. In a time of unprecedented surpluses, House Republicans have offered several proposals to help make life easier for Mainers by reforming our tax system so that workers and their families can keep more of what they earn to address rising costs.    […]

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Sadly, Maine citizens are not the priority of this legislature

June 9, 2023

his is Representative Tim Guerrette of Caribou with the Weekly Republican Radio Address. House Republicans have been fighting for Maine taxpayers to keep more of what they earn in order to keep pace with the rising costs that are making Maine unaffordable. With Mainers burdened by rising electric, fuel, food, utility, and other costs of […]

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Memorial Day Radio Address by Rep. Jim Thorne

May 26, 2023

On Memorial Day we gather together to recognize the sacrifices of veterans, military families, and families of those who made the ultimate sacrifice. This is Representative Jim Thorne of Carmel with the Weekly Republican Radio Address. While many of us find our own unique mark we choose to leave on the world, we should all […]

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Maine is increasingly becoming a destination state for all the wrong reasons  

May 12, 2023

This is Representative Katrina Smith of Palermo with the Weekly Republican Radio Address. Maine is one of the poorest states in the country, yet it is increasingly pursuing policies that attract newcomers based on the generosity of policy-makers spending other people’s money, and marketing the state as a safe haven for extreme medical procedures. The […]

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Republicans propose $400 million in tax relief for Maine taxpayers, focused toward low-to middle income earners  

April 29, 2023

This is Representative Barbara Bagshaw of Windham with the Weekly Republican Radio Address. The Revenue Forecasting Committee met today and updated, preliminary revenue projections will increase again. Legislative Democrats have already passed a $9.8 billion dollar budget that covers all current services for the next two-years. That means that up to $1 billion dollars is […]

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“Time seems ripe for bipartisan action on income tax cuts in Maine”

April 14, 2023

That was the headline in the Portland Press Herald back on January 29. Maine House Republicans are renewing our year-long plea for lowering the income tax burden on Maine people, especially those struggling to pay bills in this economy. This is Representative Mark Blier of Buxton with the Weekly Republican Radio Address. State government has […]

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Maine people deserve better, they deserve tax relief

March 31, 2023

This is House Republican Leader Billy Bob Faulkingham with the Weekly Republican Radio Address. For months, Republicans have responsibly called for tax relief. Mindful that Democrats want to spend taxpayer money and Republicans want state government to take less, Republicans have reasonably asked for a mere $200 million in income tax relief in a $10.3 […]

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House Republican Radio Addresses

Bipartisan promises are not being kept

April 12, 2024

Democrats are taking money away from retirees, farmers, Medicare savings, rural police protection, and our roads and bridges This is Representative Jack Ducharme of Madison, Ranking member of Appropriations, with the Weekly Republican Address.  Just last spring, Democrats embraced a number of Republican proposals that lower taxes for Maine retirees and provide a sustainable funding […]

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This Legislature prioritizes everyone but you

March 29, 2024

Rather than make your life easier, Democrats are focused on people and companies that do not live here This is Representative Caleb Ness of Fryeburg with the Weekly Republican Address. Coming to you from the State House in Augusta. House Republicans have repeatedly offered proposals to address rising energy costs and that lower taxes to let […]

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LD 2102 WILL RAISE PROPERTY TAXES

March 16, 2024

Testimony in opposition to LD 2102 “An Act to Support Municipalities by Repealing the Law Limiting the Municipal Property Tax Levy” (EMERGENCY) I am Representative Amy Arata and I represent House District 104, and I am the Assistant Republican Leader in the House of Representatives. We’re here today to talk about an attempt to repeal […]

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Maine is making international news

March 1, 2024

Generous welfare benefits and the Governor’s call for 75,000 “new Mainers” are attracting people to Maine This is Representative Rachel Henderson of Rumford with the Weekly Republican Address.  Over two weeks ago, legislative Republicans broke the news that over $34 million dollars, 63% of the Emergency Housing Relief Fund is being spent to temporarily house […]

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Climate extremists now represent an existential threat to Maine

February 26, 2024

By Rep. Reagan Paul AUGUSTA – Governor Mills announced this week that Sears Island has been selected as the location where her administration will launch its long-awaited offshore wind energy project. Climate extremists were ecstatic with the news. Renewable energy lobbyists were bouncing off the State House walls. But sadly there is a clear loser here […]

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Republicans uncover shocking cost of our open border policy

February 16, 2024

This week Republicans alerted the public and news media that nearly $35 million dollars is being spent to temporarily house asylum seekers while the pressing needs of Maine citizens go unmet. This is Representative Tammy Schmersal-Burgess of Mexico with the weekly Republican address.  $34.28 Million dollars has been spent on housing for an estimated 2,200 […]

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Senate and House Republican Leaders deliver the Republican response to the written State of the State address delivered by Governor Mills

January 30, 2024

Transcript of the Maine Legislative Republican Response to Gov. Janet Mills’ 2024 State of the State Address Air date: Jan. 30, 2024 Sen. Trey Stewart, R-Aroostook: Good evening. I’m Trey Stewart from Aroostook County, the Senate Republican Leader. Rep. Billy Bob Faulkingham, R-Winter Harbor: And I’m Billy Bob Faulkingham from Winter Harbor, the House Republican Leader. Thank […]

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Maine is turning into California

January 20, 2024

California policies bring California outcomes in the form of higher taxes, budget deficits, crime, poverty, homelessness, and despair This is Rep. Tiffany Strout of Harrington with the weekly Republican address.  House Republicans are sounding the alarm that the Democrats who control state government are implementing California policies in Maine.  California polices will lead to California […]

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Our Fundamental Freedoms are Under Attack

January 6, 2024

Unelected bureaucrats are restricting Mainers’ freedoms This is Rep. Michael Lemelin of Chelsea with the weekly Republican address.  Not too long ago, restrictions were placed on our right to gather, to worship, to attend school, and to pursue gainful employment. All these restrictions were imposed “for your own good” by agenda driven bureaucrats empowered by […]

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We celebrate the birth of Jesus and wish people well over the holidays and into the New Year

December 22, 2023

Maine Republicans remain hopeful going into 2024 This is House Republican Leader Billy Bob Faulkingham of Winter Harbor with the weekly Republican address.  As Maine observes the holiday celebrating the birth of Jesus, House Republicans join everyone in focusing on faith and family. This Christmas, we give special thanks for people that recognize human needs […]

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Republicans and many Democrats have been waiting all week for the Majority Supplemental Budget. Here's our plan. We can't get tax reform/rebates passed so we want to use your money to help you! ... See MoreSee Less

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I want to use MY money to help me/my family. Make no doubt about it, I can do a far better job than anyone in 04333.

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