Governor Paul R. LePage was officially sworn in as Maine’s 74th Governor. His inaugural address provides insights into his vision for Maine during his second term and beyond.
The 2015 Calendar of Food Events showcases many events of interest. If you would like to see others listed, please let us know. Be sure to keep this bookmarked as we’ll be updating on a regular basis.
President Obama signed the FY 2015 Omnibus Appropriations bill providing funding for the vast majority of the federal government. Included in that legislation is language that provides relief from the two new restrictions on the hours-of-service restart rule championed by Senator Susan Collins.
The 2015 National Grocers Association Best Bagger Championship will be held on February 9 in conjunction with the National Grocers Show.
Senate President Mike Thibodeau and Speaker of the House Mark Eves announce the Joint Standing Committee assignments for the 127th Legislative Session. The MGFPA will be invited to make introductory remarks before each of the Committee’s of interest in early January.
MGFPA will track bills of interest beginning in mid-January and you are encouraged to follow as well.