Tag Archives: Michael Thibodeau

Legislative Republican calls for special committee to tackle Maine’s drug crisis

A top legislative Republican has called for a committee to solely handle anti-drug bills related to Maine’s opiate crisis, a stark reminder of the addiction outbreak that is now killing more people in Maine than car crashes. Assistant House Minority Leader Ellie Espling, R-New Gloucester, asked leaders in both legislative chambers to establish the committee in a letter last week, […]

At LePage’s request, lawmakers will vote on Article V balanced budget convention

Maine could become the 28th state to join the call for a constitutional convention with the hopes of amending the U.S. Constitution to require balanced budgets at the federal level. Jim Cyr, a spokesman for Senate President Michael Thibodeau, R-Winterport, confirmed Thursday that Thibodeau would introduce a joint resolution in the Legislature at the request […]

Thibodeau considering run for 2nd Congressional District seat

Sen. Micheal Thibodeau, R-Winterport, who for the past year has served as the Maine Senate minority leader, announced Tuesday that he is seriously considering a run for Maine’s 2nd Congressional District seat in the U.S. House of Representatives. Thibodeau, a small business owner who prides himself on creating and sustaining jobs, said his bid for […]