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Secretary of State Should Be Elected by the People

By now, you’ve certainly been inundated with headlines, social media posts, and messages about Maine’s Secretary of State, Shenna Bellows, and her unilateral move to engage in voter suppression. Denying President Trump ballot access actively suppresses the choice of hundreds of thousands of Maine voters. It’s not just about one candidate, it’s about all of […]

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

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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With record state revenues, Maine taxpayers should pay less

By House Republican Leader Billy Bob Faulkingham (Published in the Bangor Daily News 3-29-23 Democrats’ may spend over $10.3 billion of tax revenue in the next two years – an increase of 20% from the governor’s last biennial budget proposal.  During last week’s budget negotiations, House Republicans proposed to provide an additional $200 million in

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Bill to support the lobster legal defense fund to have Public Hearing

STATE HOUSE– Rep. Billy Bob Faulkingham (R-Winter Harbor) announced today that his bill to provide funding for the lobster legal defense fund will have a Public Hearing Thursday. The bill is funded by license fees fishermen pay to support the State’s lobster industry by reimbursing a statewide association of individuals engaged in commercial lobster fishing

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Union complaints shows Mills’ priorities don’t include working people

Opinion piece published by the Maine Wire The recent announcement by Maine’s second largest union, MSEA-SEIU Local 1989, that it has filed a prohibited practices complaint with the Maine Labor Relations Board against Governor Janet Mills and her administration got my attention. The complaint alleges that her Administration engaged in bad-faith bargaining and used unlawful

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Offshore Wind Plan will destroy our way of life

Governor’s ‘Offshore Wind Roadmap’ is really a plan to pollute the marine environment, endanger whales, harm Maine’s fishing industry, and increase electric bills AUGUSTA – House Republican Leader Billy Bob Faulkingham (R-Winter Harbor) and Republican members of the Energy, Utilities and Technology Committee today responded to the Offshore Wind Plan announced by Governor Mills. The

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