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    Eves Elected Speaker of the House for Second Term

    Eves Elected Speaker of the House for Second Term

    (Augusta, Me) — House Speaker Mark Eves of North Berwick on Wednesday was elected for a second term.   During his address to the newly sworn in legislators, Eves called on lawmakers to focus on growing jobs and good wages for Maine people in his address today to newly sworn...
    Eves champions measures to help Maine seniors

    Eves champions measures to help Maine seniors

    “If you work hard your whole life, and play by the rules, you deserve a secure retirement. Our KeepME Home initiative addresses key concerns of older Mainers: living independently and having financial security.” – Speaker Eves                       BRUNSWICK — Maine...
    Maine people to get bigger boost for property tax relief

    Maine people to get bigger boost for property tax relief

    “Property tax relief programs are critical for Maine families and seniors,”  said Speaker of the House Mark Eves of North Berwick. “If we truly want to help more families save a little extra or simply make ends meet, we should be boosting property tax relief.” AUGUSTA —  A measure that...
    State investment in YCCC helps students, workers, and businesses

    State investment in YCCC helps students, workers, and businesses

    “It is very exciting to see how the critical investments the state made will pay off for workers and employers, especially here in York County” said Speaker Eves. “North Berwick is very proud of Pratt & Whitney and its workers. We must strengthen our economy and help create good paying...
    Eves thanks workers and touts good jobs at North Berwick's Pratt & Whitney plant

    Eves thanks workers and touts good jobs at North Berwick’s Pratt & Whitney plant

    “The jobs provided by the North Berwick facility serve countless families in the area and across the state. North Berwick is proud to have Pratt & Whitney and its workers in our community,” said Speaker Eves.                            ...
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    House Speaker Statement on Monthly Jobs Data: Maine’s Jobs Gap Reaches 19,200

    The Maine jobs gap reaches 19,200 as the state lags behind New England Augusta, Me. — Speaker of the House Mark Eves of North Berwick released the following statement on this month’s jobs data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Maine continues to lag behind the nation and New England. “Maine’s economy is not...

    Christmas Message from Bucksport – Responsibility

    Speaker Eves: “If we want a Maine economy that encourages and rewards hard work, where everyone is responsible for doing their part, we can’t allow a company like Verso to take our public money – then ignore our laws and refuse to pay what they owe to 500 of our hard working neighbors.”   Good...

    Ceremony marks beginning of new senior housing unit project

    By Judi Currie jcurrie@fosters.com Thursday, December 18, 2014 Click image to enlarge Town Manager Perry Ellsworth, State Rep. Mark Eves and Avesta Housing President and CEO Dana Totman, from left, at a groundbreaking ceremony for a new senior housing development held Wednesday at the South Berwick Public Library. (John Huff/Staff photographer) SOUTH BERWICK, Maine —...

    House Speaker to Address Groundbreaking Ceremony for New Senior Housing Facility

    (South Berwick, Me.) — House Speaker Mark Eves will join community leaders on Wednesday at 11 a.m. in South Berwick for a groundbreaking ceremony for a new affordable housing unit for local area seniors. Speaker Eves, D-North Berwick, is proposing a $65 million bond to create 1,000 units of affordable housing for seniors in every...

    Bipartisan Group of Lawmakers Urges Verso to Promptly Pay Severance to Workers

    (Augusta, Me) — A bipartisan group of legislative leaders is urging Verso Paper Corp. to promptly make severance payment to Bucksport Mill workers. On Tuesday, Speaker of the House Mark Eves and Senate President Mike Thibodeau along with the minority leaders and local legislators in the the State House sent a letter to the company....

    Eves Statement on Delayed Severance Pay to Bucksport Mill Workers

     AUGUSTA — Speaker of the House Mark Eves of North Berwick is urging state leaders to come together to ensure workers at the Bucksport mill receive severance pay in accordance with the state law.   The Bangor Daily News on Thursday reported that payments to workers could be delayed until early next year despite a...

    Legislature Chooses Constitutional Officers

    AUGUSTA —  The Maine Legislature on Wednesday voted to return two of the three state constitutional officers to their posts for a second term and chose a new state treasurer.   The Democratic nominees, Attorney General Janet Mills and Secretary of State Matt Dunlap,  won re-election for additional two-year terms. The Republican nominee for state...

    Eves Elected Speaker of the House for Second Term

    (Augusta, Me) — House Speaker Mark Eves of North Berwick on Wednesday was elected for a second term.   During his address to the newly sworn in legislators, Eves called on lawmakers to focus on growing jobs and good wages for Maine people in his address today to newly sworn in legislators.   “Our economy...

    House Speaker To Open New Term With Call To Put Jobs First

    AUGUSTA — House Speaker Mark Eves of North Berwick will call on lawmakers to focus on growing jobs and good wages for Maine people in his address today to newly sworn in legislators.   Maine has only recovered 57 percent of the jobs it lost since the recession, while New England has recovered 122 percent...

    Bangor Daily News State & Capitol Blog: House Speaker Mark Eves: I want fewer confrontations with LePage this session

    North Berwick Democrat Mark Eves is be returning to the rostrum as House Speaker when the Legislature swears in new members in early December, but his position in the balance of power in the State House is different in the wake of the shakeup voters demanded at the ballot box earlier this month. Last year, Eves was...

    Press Herald: Conference to address issues of aging in northern New England

    Political and civic leaders from Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont will gather Tuesday in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, for the region’s first round-table meeting to address challenges related to its aging population. About 150 people, including service providers, policymakers and business leaders, are expected to attend the daylong conference at the Sheraton Portsmouth Harborside Hotel. Northern...

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: House Speaker leads first-ever tri-state aging conference

    (Portsmouth, NH) — Maine House Speaker Mark Eves of North Berwick will spotlight his efforts to help Maine seniors at the first ever tri-state regional aging conference. Aging and economic experts and officials from Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont will convene today in Portsmouth to discuss the economic challenges facing the region with its rapidly...