Amanda Collamore

Working to address Maine’s electrician shortage

Letter: by Opinion Contributor Rep. Amanda Collamore (R-Pittsfield) Letters submitted by BDN readers are verified by BDN Opinion Page staff. Send your letters to letters@bangordailynews.com Maine has a shortage of licensed electricians. To help with this, I am sponsoring LR 2949, “An Act to Utilize Career and Technical Education Centers in the Development of the Electrician Workforce.” In […]

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Bill to create position of early childhood education specialist to have Public Hearing

STATE HOUSE– Rep. Amanda Collamore (R-Pittsfield) announced today that her bill to create the position of early childhood education specialist within the Department of Education will have a Public Hearing Thursday. “My bill will create a position of early childhood education specialist within the Department of Education to act as a liaison between that department

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Bill to allow “Kickboxing” and “Muay Thai” competitions in Maine to have Public Hearing

STATE HOUSE– Rep. Amanda Collamore (R-Pittsfield) announced today that her bill to Add “Kickboxing” and “Muay Thai” to Maine law in order to allow Maine competitions will have a Public Hearing Wednesday. “My bill will all allow two popular sports, “Kickboxing” and “Muay Thai,” to hold competitions in Maine,” said Rep. Collamore. “In order for

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Rep. Collamore to Serve on Childhood Advisory Council

The Council is part of the Maine Children’s Cabinet   STATE HOUSE – State Representative Amanda N. Collamore (R-Pittsfield) has been appointed by Maine House Speaker Rachel Talbot Ross to the Maine Children’s Cabinet Early Childhood Advisory Council. In addition to four designated members of the Legislature, the Committee is composed of parents, philanthropists, childhood educators,

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Rep. Collamore: “Supplemental Budget Contains Important Provision to Help Struggling Dairy Farmers”

Provision in Supplemental Budget Approved by the Legislature today will result in more timely “Tier Program” payments to dairy farmers   STATE HOUSE – State Representative Amanda N. Collamore (R-Pittsfield) expressed that she is pleased that the Supplemental Budget, passed by the Legislature today, contains a provision that is important to Maine dairy farmers. It contains

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Higher prices cost Maine Families an extra $556 a month more in July than last year

July Consumer Price Index numbers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics are out, and they are not encouraging. According to analysis from Joint Economic Committee (JEC), higher prices for everyday goods means that the average Maine household spent  an extra $556 a month more in July than a year ago. That translates to Maine households

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