Joshua Morris

Rep. Morris urges passage of his Electric Vehicle Mandate bill

TURNER — Representative Joshua Morris (R-Turner) today urged passage of his legislation to force the legislature to consider proposed mandates that would make Mainers buy electric cars. Morris’ bill, LR 2885, is titled An Act To Enhance Legislative Oversight of Rules Regulating Electric Vehicles. It is among the bills that will be considered by the Legislative […]

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Senior House R calls for Troy Jackson insurance probe

TURNER, ME — Rep. Josh Morris, the lead Republican on the Maine Legislature’s Insurance Committee, today asked the Maine Bureau of Insurance to investigate recent reports that Senate President Troy Jackson may have engaged in fraudulent insurance practices. “Insurance fraud is not a victimless crime,”  Morris wrote in the letter. “I am writing on behalf of

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Rep. Morris – Paid family leave proposal is a new tax on working people

STATEHOUSE – Rep. Joshua Morris (R-Turner), the  House Republican Lead on the Health, Insurance and Financial Service Committee, testified today against LD 1964-, “1964, An Act to Implement the Recommendations of the Commission to Develop a Paid Family and Medical Leave Benefits Program.” The bill proposes to tax workers’ wages, lowering their paychecks to fund

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Republicans Issue Budget Priorities

This is Representative Josh Morris of Turner with the Weekly Republican Radio Address. House Republicans are focused on providing relief to Maine citizens and families struggling to make ends meet. Just this week, Bloomberg Economics released a report that estimates the average U.S. household will pay $5,200 more this year due to increased costs for

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Rep. Morris Renews Calls for a Sales Tax Holiday

The comprehensive list of budget priorities released yesterday by legislative Republicans includes a proposal backed by the Turner Republican   STATEHOUSE – When legislative Republicans released their list of Supplemental Budget priorities yesterday, they included the idea of a Sales Tax Holiday Weekend. Rep. Joshua Morris (R-Turner) previously proposed LD 1381- An Act To Establish

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Governor Mills Created the Current Healthcare Crisis, She Can Fix It Without Relying on President Biden or the Maine National Guard

TURNER — Rep. Josh Morris, lead Republican on the Maine Legislature’s Healthcare and Insurance committee, is calling on Governor Mills to allow the healthcare worker testing option requested by Central Maine Medical Center (CMMC) and others over two months ago.  The Governor’s denial of that simple, common sense request resulted in an exodus of hundreds,

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