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    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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    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...

    Eves Nominated for Speaker of the House for Historic Second Term

      “With Election Day behind us, now is the time govern.  We must come together to address the challenges we face as a state. The partisan battles of the past must not dictate our future.” – Speaker Eves                         (Augusta, Me) — Democrats in...

    WABI: Eves Remains Speaker of Maine House; McCabe Tapped As Majority Leader

    Watch WABI Coverage AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Rep. Mark Eves will remain speaker of Maine’s Democratic-controlled House of Representatives. The Democrat from North Berwick was unanimously re-elected by his party’s caucus on Wednesday. He was unopposed. Eves faces a Republican governor, a GOP-led Senate and a smaller Democratic caucus in the House in the upcoming...

    Maine Democratic leaders vow to work with Republicans, without compromising core values

    AUGUSTA — Newly elected Democratic lawmakers began choosing their legislative leaders Wednesday, vowing to govern with Republicans and Gov. Paul LePage, but not abandon their party’s values. The selections came more than a week after a bruising election in which voters re-elected LePage and gave Republicans significant gains in the State House. However, Democrats rejected...

    Bangor Daily News: Political leaders tip hats to Maine veterans, point out progress and goals

    AUGUSTA, Maine — The state’s top political leaders including Maine’s Republican governor and Democratic speaker of the house took pause Tuesday to honor the state’s more than 140,000 military veterans. House Speaker Mark Eves, D-North Berwick, pointed to recent law changes that are aimed at making veterans’ lives better in Maine. Gov. Paul LePage Tuesday...

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Speaker Mark Eves Statement Honoring Veterans Day

    (North Berwick, Me.) — Speaker of the House Mark Eves of North Berwick released the following statement commemorating Veterans Day. “Today we take special pause to honor our veterans and their families for their service and sacrifice,” said Eves, whose 91 year-old father served as a pastor in the military. “Our veterans keep our communities...

    Bangor Daily News – State and Capitol Blog: One lawmaker who was making laws during the campaign

    While most lawmakers have been focused on campaigning in recent months, Democratic House Speaker Mark Eves of North Berwick has been busy promoting his Keep ME Home program, which is designed to help senior citizens in Maine live independently for longer. It remains to be seen whether Eves will continue in his role as House...

    MPBN Maine Calling Features Speaker Eves #KeepME Home Proposal

    AUGUSTA — Main Public Radio features House Speaker Makr Eves KeepME Home initiative on it’s call in show. Speaker Eves was joined by experts Jess Maurer from the Council on Aging and Greg Payne from Avesta Housing as well as State Sen. Tom Saviello (R) to discuss the effort to help Maine seniors age in place....

    House Speaker Eves: “With Election Day behind us, now is the time to govern”

    The political ads on TV and radio are done. With Election Day behind us, now is the time to govern.   Good morning, I’m Speaker of the House Rep. Mark Eves of North Berwick.   We are honored that the people of our state have put their faith in Democrats to run the Maine House...

    House Speaker Calls For Bipartisan Action on Plan to Help Seniors

    (Augusta, Me.) –  The Speaker of the Maine House on Thursday urged state leaders from both parties to come together to overhaul how Maine cares for its seniors. Maine is the oldest state in the nation, with one in four Maine people turning 65 each day. “The election is over and now is the time...