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Paul LePage's Public Statements

Full Name: Paul R. LePage
Office: Governor (ME), Republican
First Elected: 11/02/2010
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for Governor
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary June 10, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Ann; 5 Children: Lindsay, Lisa, Lauren, Paul, Devon
Birth Date: 10/09/1948
Birth Place: Lewiston, ME
Home City: Waterville, ME
Date Title
Issue Position: General Assistance (Welfare) Reform
Issue Position: Student-Focused Education Reforms
Issue Position: Government Regulation Reform
Issue Position: Transportation Priorities
Issue Position: Young People Leaving Maine
Issue Position: Energy Independence and Efficiency
Issue Position: From Welfare to Opportunity
Issue Position: Patient-Centered Health Care
Issue Position: Lower Taxes, Controlled Spending
Issue Position: Budget Woes
Issue Position: Your Right to Bear Arms
Issue Position: Traditional Values
Issue Position: Your Right to Know
Issue Position: Traditional Maine Values
Issue Position: Tax Reform
Issue Position: Local Government, Local Control
Issue Position: More Jobs for Maine Families
Issue Position: Education
Issue Position: Dirigo Health
July 22, 2014 Governor LePage Urges Mainers to Ask Congress to Fix the Government Takeover of Health Care
July 22, 2014 Governor Learned Today Federal Government Placed Unaccompanied Alien Children in Maine
July 21, 2014 Governor LePage Signs Agreement with New Brunswick Premier
July 18, 2014 Governor Designates $25,000 in Contingency Funds to Downeast Salmon Federation
July 18, 2014 Unemployment Rate Falls to 5.5%
July 17, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives; Harry Reid, Majority Leader; Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader; Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader - Export-Import Bank
July 17, 2014 Governor LePage Announces Additional Funding for Elderly in Nursing Homes
July 16, 2014 Radio Address: The Legislature Must Take Action to Protect Our Elderly
July 11, 2014 Federal Government Gridlock Jeopardizing Maine Jobs and Transportation Infrastructure
July 10, 2014 Governor LePage Designates $25,000 in Contingency Funds for Family Hope
July 10, 2014 First Lady Ann LePage Draws Names for the 2014 Veterans Controlled Moose Hunt
July 8, 2014 Maine's Workforce Training System is Among the Top Programs in the Country
June 26, 2014 Statement of Governor LePage About Medicaid Expansion as a Factor in Personal Income Growth Earnings
June 26, 2014 Statement Regarding Social Security
June 25, 2014 Governor LePage: Maine's Growth in Personal Earnings is a Sign of Improving Economy
June 24, 2014 Radio Address: Illegal Aliens Should Not Get General Assistance
June 20, 2014 Unemployment Rate in May is 5.7%, Number of Mainers Working Higher than National Average
June 19, 2014 Governor LePage Announces $19 Million Contract Awarded to Maine Military Authority
June 18, 2014 Radio Address: Overall, Crime Down in Maine, But Drugs and Addiction Remain a Problem
June 18, 2014 Employment Numbers Show Maine's Economy Improving Under Governor LePage
June 17, 2014 Governor Calls on Democratic Leadership to Convene Legislature and Pass Drug Bill
June 13, 2014 State of Maine Prepared to Invest in Transportation, Education
June 9, 2014 Governor LePage and Trade Center Leading Maine Delegation to Iceland and United Kingdom
June 6, 2014 Statement of Governor LePage on 70th Anniversary of D-Day
June 6, 2014 S&P Affirms Maine Bond Rating and Stable Outlook
June 5, 2014 Moody's Improves Outlook, Affirms Maine Bond Rating
June 3, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Allow States to Help Reform Federal VA Facilities
June 2, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Maine National Guard
June 2, 2014 Statement of Governor LePage on Rise in Number of Drug-Related Deaths
May 29, 2014 Governor LePage and State Officials Highlight Elder Abuse and Financial Exploitation
May 28, 2014 Radio Address: The Character of a Nation Demands Action from Its People
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