Governor Paul R. LePage's Public Statements


Full Name: Paul R. LePage
Current Office: Governor, Republican
First Elected: 11/02/2010
Last 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
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Issue Position: Government Regulation Reform Issue Position: Transportation Priorities Issue Position: More Jobs for Maine Families Issue Position: Energy Independence and Efficiency Issue Position: Traditional Values Issue Position: Lower Taxes, Controlled Spending Issue Position: Your Right to Bear Arms Issue Position: Young People Leaving Maine Issue Position: Traditional Maine Values Issue Position: Student-Focused Education Reforms Issue Position: Budget Woes Issue Position: Education Issue Position: General Assistance (Welfare) Reform Issue Position: Patient-Centered Health Care Issue Position: Tax Reform Issue Position: From Welfare to Opportunity Issue Position: Your Right to Know Issue Position: Local Government, Local Control Issue Position: Dirigo Health 9/03/14 Radio Address: Maine's Economy Moving in the Right Direction 8/27/14 Radio Address: Lowering Energy Costs is a Win for All Mainers 8/26/14 Governor Praises Opening of New Cyber Security Lab 8/18/14 Unemployment Rate at 5.5% for July 8/17/14 WCSH6 - Maine Army National Guard Receives Freedom Salute 8/14/14 Governor LePage Urges Mainers to Stay Safe After Flooding, Power Outages from Powerful Storm 8/13/14 Radio Address: The NFL has an Opportunity to Push Back Against Domestic Violence 8/12/14 Letter to Roger Goodell, Commissioner of the National Football League - Pushing Back Against Domestic Violence 8/06/14 State to Start Drug Testing of Convicted Felons 8/04/14 Governor Congratulates ReEnergy on Restart of Biomass Plant in Ashland 7/31/14 Governor Calls for Bold Action on Energy Policy to Lower Electric Rates 7/31/14 Senate Confirms Governor LePage Judicial Nominees 7/24/14 Judicial Committee Confirms Governor LePage Judicial Nominees 7/22/14 Governor LePage Urges Mainers to Ask Congress to Fix the Government Takeover of Health Care 7/22/14 Governor Learned Today Federal Government Placed Unaccompanied Alien Children in Maine 7/21/14 Governor LePage Signs Agreement with New Brunswick Premier 7/18/14 Governor Designates $25,000 in Contingency Funds to Downeast Salmon Federation 7/18/14 Unemployment Rate Falls to 5.5% 7/17/14 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 7/17/14 Governor LePage Announces Additional Funding for Elderly in Nursing Homes 7/16/14 Radio Address: The Legislature Must Take Action to Protect Our Elderly 7/11/14 Federal Government Gridlock Jeopardizing Maine Jobs and Transportation Infrastructure 7/10/14 Governor LePage Designates $25,000 in Contingency Funds for Family Hope 7/10/14 First Lady Ann LePage Draws Names for the 2014 Veterans Controlled Moose Hunt 7/08/14 Maine's Workforce Training System is Among the Top Programs in the Country 6/26/14 Statement of Governor LePage About Medicaid Expansion as a Factor in Personal Income Growth Earnings 6/26/14 Statement Regarding Social Security 6/25/14 Governor LePage: Maine's Growth in Personal Earnings is a Sign of Improving Economy 6/24/14 Radio Address: Illegal Aliens Should Not Get General Assistance 6/20/14 Unemployment Rate in May is 5.7%, Number of Mainers Working Higher than National Average 6/19/14 Governor LePage Announces $19 Million Contract Awarded to Maine Military Authority