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Citizen's Guide - Janice Cooper


District: 107 (map)

Committe: Environment and Natural Resources; Insurance and Financial Services

Party: Democratic

Family: William Schaffer (Husband), 2 Stepchildren


Phone: (207) 233-9811 (home)


Official Website - Facebook

Address: 53 West Elm Street, Yarmouth


2012 Election

General: Cooper 3,238; Hough 2,146
Primary: Unopposed
Spending: Cooper: $4,898.00 (Clean Elections Candidate) Hough: $3,152.32 (Privately Financed)
Endorsements: MPA; MCV; MSEA; EQME; SC; AFL-CIO

In the News

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Rep. Janice Cooper: Maine's original state flag is the one we should be flying - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

House District 47: Janice Cooper faces challenge in seeking 4th term - Press Herald

Yarmouth Rep. Cooper: Maine's original flag is the one we should be flying - Press Herald

Lawmaker wants to redesign Maine's state flag - Press Herald

Lawmakers won't change state flag, ask secretary of state to come up bicentennial flag instead - Bangor Daily News

Maine representative looking to change state flag - WGME

Letter to the editor: Rep. Janice Cooper shows courage in fighting for more gun control - Press Herald

Our View: Dunlap leaves fans of 1901 flag hanging - Press Herald

Bill would criminalize clergy sex abuse - Biddeford Journal Tribune

Our View: Maine should bring back original flag - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Letter to the editor: Fly the people's choice as Maine's bicentennial flag - Press Herald

Flagging for review — Editorials — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine - Bangor Daily News

Bill would reinstate pre-1909 Maine state flag - WCSH-WLBZ

Lawmakers dump vintage flag design, but Maine still may have a new look for its bicentennial - Press Herald

Why national popular vote is bad for Maine - Bangor Daily News

Local sports: Bangor Raceway results; MSGA women scores - Bangor Daily News

Quebec hydro project could spoil a pristine Maine wilderness - Bangor Daily News

COMMUNITY COMMENTARY: Local resident advocates for new state of Maine flag - Town Line

Bill Nemitz: Historic Maine flag will pass tattoo test with flying colors, enthusiasts say - Press Herald

Middletown High School students make 4th-quarter honor roll - Middletown Press

Could Maine's state flag get a redesign? - WMTW Portland

Letter to the editor: Tobacco tax hike will save lives, cut health care costs - Press Herald

Letter to the editor: Sen. Collins must protect high court's credibility, vote 'no' on Kavanaugh - Press Herald

Letter to the editor: Popular-vote compact law could easily backfire – amend the Constitution instead - Press Herald

An Open Letter to the Director of the US Holocaust Memorial Museum - The New York Review of Books

Scholars Disagree With Holocaust Museum Statement - Jewish Exponent

Maine House kills bill to require background checks for private gun sales - Press Herald

Opponents of CMP power line project rally in Augusta - Press Herald

Dark money and blurred alliances drum up resistance to CMP power line project - Press Herald

In Liberia, mental illness is the new health crisis - PBS NewsHour

Here's where the Maine House of Representatives candidates stand on key issues - Bangor Daily News

Eye on Augusta: Abortion, Elder Abuse, Government Transparency, College Affordability and More - Freepress Online

Maine House passes bill to provide BIW with $45 million in tax incentives - Press Herald

Emotions flare as lawmakers debate measure to ensure that only citizens vote - Press Herald

In battle against meth labs, Maine may require a prescription for certain cold medications - Press Herald

Republicans plowing ahead with Kavanaugh, as newspaper ads in Maine and Alaska urge senators to vote no - POLITICO

Letter to the editor: Social services providers not the root of problems in Bayside - Press Herald

Top graduates 2019: When their hard work meets the future - St. Paul Pioneer Press

At the Legislature: National Invasive Species Awareness Week - Lewiston Sun Journal

Bay County Arrest Report: March 2019 - WJHG-TV

Bay County Arrest Report: April 2019 - WJHG-TV

Henrietta firm acquires Maine distributor - Rochester Business Journal

In memoriam: Remembering celebrities who died in 2018 - AZCentral

Kennebec County courts July 5-11, 2018 - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Nominations Sent to the Senate -

Parents of Transgender Children Ask Trump Administration to Reverse Course on Gender Memo -

'A Star is Born' with Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga in scenes shot on Coachella, Stagecoach stages - The Desert Sun

The Oscars: Who’ll win, who should win, who shouldn’t - The Boston Globe

Miley Cyrus remembers 'The Voice' star Janice Freeman: 'The best singer that show has ever had' - Yahoo Finance

Yarmouth lawmakers propose using controversial ranked-choice voting statewide - Bangor Daily News

Partial list of victims -

You are confident that ‘A Star Is Born’ will be the third film to win a trio of acting Oscars - Gold Derby

Emotions flare as Maine House votes to ban minors from tanning beds - Bangor Daily News

Helen Kenefick, wife of former Union Pacific president John Kenefick, dies at age 93 - Omaha World-Herald

NRA Goes on Downgrade Spree in the Wake of GOP Defections - The Trace

Maine to Put Restaurant Cleanliness Data Online - Government Technology

Publisher's Platform: The Hepatitis A broken record — Restaurant workers should be vaccinated - Food Safety News

100 hospital and health system CIOs to know | 2019 - Becker's Hospital Review

An apology to our community - Rochester Business Journal

Bill to allow concealed weapons without permits draws hundreds to State House hearing - Press Herald

Many testify against revising Maine mining rules - Press Herald

Maine Primary Election Results - New York Times

Pancreatic cancer killed Aretha Franklin and scores of other celebs. Why? - AZCentral

LePage's bill to protect elderly facing tax lien foreclosure stripped - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

The Biggest 2019 Golden Globes Snubs and Surprises - Variety

Middletown High School students make 3rd-quarter honors for 2018-19 - Middletown Press

Deaths in South Florida: 4/28 - Sun Sentinel

Knox County deeds - Rockland - Camden - Knox - Courier-Gazette - Camden Herald - Courier-Gazette & Camden Herald

Bill Nemitz: All that's left of home: Tax bill - Press Herald

Most damaging hurricanes and storms of 2018 - Fox News

Verna Bloom dies: 'Animal House' star Tim Matheson pays tribute to Mrs. Wormer - USA TODAY

Middletown high students make 2nd-quarter honors for 2018-19 - Middletown Press

Free coffee, doughnuts, cheeseburgers and more: How to fill 2019 with freebies and deals - USA TODAY

Local sports: Golf, youth track and field results; harness racing starters - Bangor Daily News

'The Sopranos' Is the Id of New Jersey - The Nation

Births published April 21 | Births | - Glens Falls Post-Star

Santa Cruz Homeless Advocates Push Back Against Vigilante Comments - SF Bay Area Indymedia

Winnacunnet grads ready for whats next -

How do students complete homework without internet? - Foster's Daily Democrat

Local sports: Golf scores; preseason notices; Legion schedule; harness racing results - Bangor Daily News

Cooper/Haims Advisors LLC - Rochester Business Journal

Women of Excellence honorees announced - Rochester Business Journal

Road trip guide: The best pie shop in every state - USA TODAY

Honor Roll members inducted - American Veterinary Medical Association

Marijuana 101: Where is it legal, what's the difference, and where do TN lawmakers stand? -

Hometown Food Co. recalls Pillsbury flour from ADM; multistate E. coli outbreak continues - Food Safety News

Fresh peaches, nectarines and plums from Chile recalled for Listeria - Food Safety News

Brian E. Frazier | Obituaries | - Glens Falls Post-Star

June literary events: writing workshops, Miami glamour and gangsters - Sun Sentinel

Like eggs over easy warning letters follow last year's violations - Food Safety News

Bill would require prescription to get some cold, allergy medications - WMTW Portland

BWW Previews: OSCAR AND FELIX/FUNDRAISING CABARET at Theatre Reprise/The Chicken Coop - Broadway World

Island residents: Portland parking garage pass renewal unfair - Bangor Daily News

Luminaria shine light of hope for hundreds - Mount Desert Islander

Products containing baby spinach with possible salmonella contamination recalled in 8 states - Food Safety News

Whole Foods Market recalls pesto after consumer reports allergic reaction - Food Safety News

Recalls show foodborne threats continue - Food Safety News

Ex-Amerk Gates Orlando cherishes second shot at life - Rochester Business Journal

'Pet Sematary' to Screen as SXSW Closing Night Film - Hollywood Reporter

Births July and August 2018 | Births | - Montana Standard