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Paul LePage's Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

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: Dirigo Health
Issue Position: Patient-Centered Health Care
July 17, 2014 Governor LePage Announces Additional Funding for Elderly in Nursing Homes
July 10, 2014 Governor LePage Designates $25,000 in Contingency Funds for Family Hope
June 3, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Allow States to Help Reform Federal VA Facilities
May 23, 2014 Statement of Governor LePage on VA Scandal
April 11, 2014 Governor Commends Senate for Sustaining Veto of Medicaid Expansion
April 9, 2014 Letter to the 126th Legislature of the State of Maine - Veto of An Act To Provide Fiscal Predictability to the MaineCare Program and Health Security to Maine People
Feb. 25, 2014 Radio Address: Most Vulnerable Will Keep Paying the Price for Medicaid Expansion
Feb. 7, 2014 Workers' Compensation Rates Fall to 7.7%, the Lowest Since 1998
Feb. 5, 2014 Radio Address: Real Solutions that Work for All Mainers
Nov. 13, 2013 Radio Address: Drug-Dependent Newborns, a Disturbing Trend
Sept. 10, 2013 Governor LePage Issues Suicide Awareness Prevention Policy with Executive Order
Aug. 23, 2013 Radio Address: Legislature Must Act Swiftly to Protect Patients and Staff at Riverview
Aug. 21, 2013 Governor Issues Proclamation Calling Legislature Back to Take Action on Bond Package
June 11, 2013 150 Days Since Governor LePage First Submitted a Bill to Pay the Hospitals
May 31, 2013 Radio Address: Once Again, It's Time to Pay the Hospitals
May 23, 2013 Governor Vetoes Welfare Expansion, Re-introduces Bill to Pay Hospital Debt
May 21, 2013 Governor Signs Suicide Prevention Education Bill, Pledges Money to Train School Staff
May 16, 2013 Governor's Statement on Democrats Using Same Old Tactics
May 15, 2013 Democrats Still Refuse to let Hospital Bill Move Forward
May 11, 2013 Radio Address: Counting on Leadership to Do the Right Thing
May 3, 2013 Radio Address: The Time to Pay Maine Hospitals is Now
April 26, 2013 Democrats Renege on Paying Hospitals
March 15, 2013 Radio Address: The Time to Play is Over; The Time to Pay is Now
March 11, 2013 Governor LePage Responds to Democrats 11th Hour Proposal to Pay Maine's Hospitals
March 8, 2013 Governor Keeps the Pressure on Democrats in Weekly Message
Feb. 20, 2013 Mental Health Issues: Governor Encourages Debate on the Real Issue
Jan. 15, 2013 Governor LePage Announces Plan To Pay Hospital Bills As Part of Larger Jobs, Investment Plan
Aug. 1, 2012 Statement of the Governor on State Plan Amendment Request
April 14, 2012 Governor LePage Uses Line Item Veto Power
May 17, 2011 Governor LePage Signs Landmark Health Care Insurance Reform Bill
March 12, 2011 Radio Address: DHHS: Good and the Bad
March 3, 2011 Governor Paul LePage Declares March Colon Cancer Awareness Month
Feb. 9, 2011 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Virginia and Florida Health Care Lawsuits
Feb. 5, 2011 Radio Address: Putting Money into Mainer's Pockets
Jan. 19, 2011 Governor LePage Applauds AG's Decision to Join Lawsuit
Jan. 12, 2011 Governor LePage Unveils Supplemental Budget
Jan. 7, 2011 Letter to President Obama, Speaker Boehner, Senator Reid, Senator McConnell, Representative Pelosi and Secretary Sebelius:
Oct. 8, 2010 LePage Tells Insurance and Financial Advisors: Maine's Budget Not Balanced
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Cutting Wasteful Spending, Taxes and Debt
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