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Paul LePage's Public Statements on Issue: Employment and Affirmative Action

Full Name: Paul R. LePage
Office: Governor (ME), Republican
First Elected: 11/02/2010
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for Governor
Primary June 10, 2014
General Nov. 4, 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
Aug. 18, 2014 Unemployment Rate at 5.5% for July
Aug. 4, 2014 Governor Congratulates ReEnergy on Restart of Biomass Plant in Ashland
July 21, 2014 Governor LePage Signs Agreement with New Brunswick Premier
July 18, 2014 Unemployment Rate Falls to 5.5%
July 11, 2014 Federal Government Gridlock Jeopardizing Maine Jobs and Transportation Infrastructure
July 8, 2014 Maine's Workforce Training System is Among the Top Programs in the Country
June 25, 2014 Governor LePage: Maine's Growth in Personal Earnings is a Sign of Improving Economy
June 18, 2014 Employment Numbers Show Maine's Economy Improving Under Governor LePage
May 16, 2014 Unemployment Rate: 5.7 Percent in April
April 23, 2014 Governor Highlights Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day
April 18, 2014 Economy Continues to Strengthen Under LePage Leadership; More than 17,000 Private Sector Jobs Created
April 17, 2014 Maine Faces $7 Million in Fines for Failing to Meet Welfare Work Requirements
April 16, 2014 Maine's Job Bank Surpasses 7,500 Real, Local Jobs
April 11, 2014 Governor LePage Issues Statement About Liberals' Job-Killing Agenda
April 2, 2014 Statement of Governor LePage on Bill Killed by Liberals to Allow Teens to Work
March 28, 2014 Unemployment Rate Drops to 6.1 Percent in February
March 18, 2014 Radio Address: Maine Cannot Afford to Say "NO" to Jobs
Feb. 27, 2014 Statement of Governor on U.S. Department of Labor Review
Feb. 5, 2014 Radio Address: Real Solutions that Work for All Mainers
Feb. 4, 2014 2014 State of the State Address
Jan. 28, 2014 Unemployment Rate Falls Again: 6.2 Percent in December
Dec. 23, 2013 Radio Address: A Special Christmas Message from Governor Paul R. LePage
Oct. 23, 2013 Radio Address: Lessons from the Federal Shutdown
Oct. 18, 2013 Governor LePage Thanks Maine State Employe
Oct. 17, 2013 All State Employees Back to Work Frida
Oct. 16, 2013 Radio Address: Governing Through a Federal Shutdown to Minimize the Impact on Maine
Oct. 15, 2013 Governor Reaches Tentative Agreement with Union to Benefit State Employees Who Are Laid Off
Oct. 9, 2013 Governor Declares Civil Emergency to Minimize Fiscal Impacts of Federal Shutdown
Oct. 3, 2013 Federal Shutdown Forces Additional Layoffs at Department of Defense, Veterans, and Emergency Management
June 3, 2013 Governor: No Discussion of Welfare Expansion Until 3,100 Needy Mainers are Covered
April 27, 2013 Radio Address: Raising the Minimum Wage is the Wrong Way to Go
April 12, 2013 Governor LePage Continues to Focus on Good Policies that Strengthen the Economy and Grow Maine Jobs
Feb. 7, 2013 Governor LePage Praises Project Login
Jan. 28, 2013 Governor LePage Joins Students and Business Leaders to Launch Campaign Promoting Maine Manufacturing Careers
Oct. 18, 2012 Governor LePage Sends Letter to President Obama Opposing Lack of Enforcement of WARN Act in Face of Sequestration
Sept. 19, 2012 Report Cites Career and Technical Education as a Pathway to Success
June 9, 2012 Radio Address: Building the Maine Economy
Jan. 7, 2012 Radio Address: Lowering Energy Prices Creates a Path to Economic Growth and More Jobs for Mainers
Dec. 14, 2011 Maine State Workforce Investment Board to Focus on Job Training and Careers for Maine People
Nov. 26, 2011 Radio Address: Our Economy, Business and the Role of Government
Oct. 15, 2011 Radio Address: Let's Get Maine Working
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Creating Jobs for Working Maine People
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