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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
June 7, 2013 Radio Address: A Budget for More Taxing, More Spending
June 4, 2013 Military-Related Legislation Moves to the Senate, Governor and First Lady Continue to Advocate for Bills
June 3, 2013 Corrected Version: Governor LePage and First Lady Ask Legislature to Reverse Rejection by Education Committee of Military Service Exploration for Maine Students
June 3, 2013 Governor: No Discussion of Welfare Expansion Until 3,100 Needy Mainers are Covered
May 31, 2013 Radio Address: Once Again, It's Time to Pay the Hospitals
May 30, 2013 Feds Confirm They Won't Fully Cover Maine's Welfare Expansion
May 24, 2013 Radio Address: A Memorial Day Message from Governor Paul R. LePage and First Lady Ann M. LePage
May 23, 2013 Governor Condemns Democrats' Appalling Attempts at Censorship
May 23, 2013 Governor Vetoes Welfare Expansion, Re-introduces Bill to Pay Hospital Debt
May 21, 2013 Governor to Appropriations Committee: Mainers Cannot Afford a Tax Increase
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 Governor LePage Sets Record Straight: "I Do Not Support New Taxes on Tobacco Products."
May 15, 2013 Democrats Still Refuse to let Hospital Bill Move Forward
May 14, 2013 Governor LePage Rejects Mayors' Coalition Proposal to Raise Taxes
May 11, 2013 Radio Address: Counting on Leadership to Do the Right Thing
May 10, 2013 Governor's Statement on the Democrats' Failure to Pass Common-Sense Welfare Reform
May 7, 2013 Governor's Statement on Senate Passage of Marketplace Fairness Act
May 3, 2013 Radio Address: The Time to Pay Maine Hospitals is Now
April 27, 2013 Radio Address: Raising the Minimum Wage is the Wrong Way to Go
April 26, 2013 Democrats Renege on Paying Hospitals
April 26, 2013 Governor LePage Focused on Balancing State Budget with Lower than Expected Revenues
April 23, 2013 Governor LePage Travels to Montreal to Encourage Economic Growth between Maine and Quebec
April 19, 2013 Radio Address: School Grades: The Real Story is about Transparency, Parent Involvement, and Learning
April 17, 2013 Governor LePage Announces Blue Ribbon Commission to Investigate Unemployment Compensation System
April 17, 2013 Governor Orders Flags to be Lowered in Respect for Victims in Boston Marathon Explosions
April 13, 2013 Radio Address: It's Time to Hear the Democrats Budget Plan
April 12, 2013 Governor LePage Continues to Focus on Good Policies that Strengthen the Economy and Grow Maine Jobs
April 10, 2013 Governor LePage and Passamaquoddy Tribal Chief Issue Statement on Truth and Reconciliation Commission
April 8, 2013 Maine Celebrates Military Children during Month of April
April 6, 2013 Radio Address: Refocusing Efficiency Maine Funds to Reduce Heating Costs for Mainers
April 5, 2013 Domestic Violence Related Bill Signed by Governor LePage
April 4, 2013 Maine Families Should Not Be Stripped of Parental Rights
April 3, 2013 Governor LePage Responds to Congressman Michaud's Endorsement of Medicaid Expansion
March 30, 2013 Radio Address: Mainers Need Affordable Electricity Now
March 28, 2013 Letter to Mayor Brennan - Maine Public Charter Schools
March 23, 2013 Radio Address: Putting Students First is the Right Thing To Do
March 22, 2013 Maine Education Reform Starts with Putting Students First
March 21, 2013 Governor LePage Brings Education Reform to the Forefront with Student-Focused Conference
March 21, 2013 Governor Expresses Disappointment at Summit Natural Gas Project Labor Agreement
March 20, 2013 Governor LePage Takes No Action on Bills
March 15, 2013 Radio Address: The Time to Play is Over; The Time to Pay is Now
March 15, 2013 Morris Yachts Launches New Yacht Design Highlighting the Importance of Boat Building to Maine Economy and Brand
March 14, 2013 Governor Receives St. Patrick's Day Bill and Intends to Sign it into Law
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
March 6, 2013 Governor LePage Promotes Maple Sugar Season at Blaine House Tree Tapping Event
March 5, 2013 Governors Fight to Keep Wrestling in Olympics
March 1, 2013 Radio Address: Accountability, Flexibility, and Transparency are all Good for Government
Feb. 26, 2013 Letter to the 126th Legislature - Supplemental Budget
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