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Harvest Supper Set For Saturday, October 3rd

Harvest Supper Set For Saturday, October 3rd

Join us for delicious homemade food, mingle with your Democratic friends and local representatives, and enjoy guilt-free shopping at our annual Harvest Supper and Silent Auction on Saturday, October 3rd.  We’ll also have a special guest speaker to be announced soon, so please register today! The event will be held from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at… Continue Reading

Rep. Tepler To Hold Public Office Hours August 29

Rep. Tepler To Hold Public Office Hours August 29

Rep. Denise Tepler, D-Topsham, will hold public office hours on 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Aug. 29, in the gallery of the Topsham Public Library. All office hours sessions are open to the public. Tepler, a member of the Taxation Committee, is serving her first term in the Legislature and represents Topsham. Continue Reading

Rep. DeChant To Hold Local Office Hours

Rep. DeChant To Hold Local Office Hours

Rep. Jennifer DeChant, D-Bath, will hold public office hours Saturday, August 22, from 12 to 2 p.m. at the Bath Skateboard Park at 4 Old Brunswick Road. “I look forward to talking with my constituents about their concerns and answering any questions they may have.” DeChant said.  “If you have any ideas for a bill… Continue Reading

Jay McCreight’s Health Care Bill Now the Law in Maine

Jay McCreight’s Health Care Bill Now the Law in Maine

A bill to expand access to essential reproductive and other health care services, sponsored by our own Rep. Jay McCreight (D-Harpswell) is now law. LD 319 provides uninsured and underinsured low-income Mainers access to important preventative services such as cancer treatment and screenings, birth control and testing for sexually transmitted diseases. The new law also… Continue Reading

Legislative Update from Jay McCreight

Legislative Update from Jay McCreight

We made it!  Summer is here, and with it, the end of the Legislative session. I’m delighted to report that we were able to pass a balanced two-year budget before our July 1 deadline and avert a state government shutdown. This was a session like none before. We spent many of the final days wrestling… Continue Reading

“Anti-LePage Rally Dwarfs Pro-LePage Rally”

“Anti-LePage Rally Dwarfs Pro-LePage Rally”

As Mike Tipping reports today in The Tipping Point blog, attendance at the Republican-orchestrated pro-LePage rally yesterday in Augusta (including the Maine Heritage Policy Center) didn’t come even close to the numbers posted at the anti-LePage rally later in the day, a spontaneous, bi-partisan event put together at the last minute via social media. “The… Continue Reading

Mike Tipping to Speak at Spring Social May 3rd

Spring is coming and so is the Spring Social! Join us from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, May 3, at the West Bath Fire Station, 192 State Road, for music, pie, and politics. (Actually, not just pie–you can expect other yummies, too!) To purchase your tickets or to join the Host Committee, click here to… Continue Reading

End of Session News From Denise Tepler

End of Session News From Denise Tepler

  July 2015   Summer is here, and with it, the end of the Legislative session. I’m happy to report that we were able to pass a balanced two-year budget before our July 1 deadline and avert a state government shutdown. We spent many of the final days wrestling with budget negotiations, dealing with a… Continue Reading

Add Your Name: Investigate LePage Now

Add Your Name: Investigate LePage Now

Governor LePage has once again put Maine in the national spotlight and dragged our state’s reputation through the mud — and this time he may have broken the law. Last week, the governor threatened to withhold state funding for a private school for at-risk youth unless they fired his political opponent, Democratic Speaker Mark Eves.… Continue Reading

“Bringing The Budget Home” Forum To Be Held In Topsham

On Tuesday, April 28, Rep Denise Tepler and the Topsham Dems will hold a public forum comparing the local impact on property taxes and services of the Governor’s proposed budget with the Democratic alternative,  “A Better Deal for Maine,”  The event will be co-hosted by Gail Eaton, Topsham Finance Committee and Jane Scease, SAD 75 Board.  Click… Continue Reading

LePage Names Carolyn Bird Sagadahoc Register of Probate

We’re happy to report that Governor LePage has appointed Democrat Carolyn Bird of Bath to the position of Sagadahoc Register of Probate.  She will complete Joan Atwood’s unexpired term and will take office in one week. Carolyn received her BA from the University of Chicago, and her law degree from Northwestern University School of Law in… Continue Reading

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