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Citizen's Guide - Amy Volk


District: 127 (map)

Committe: Labor, Commerce, Research and Economic Development

Party: Republican

Family: Derek (Husband), 4 Children

Occupation: Small Business Owner/Homemaker

Previous Service: House: 125

2012 Ratings: MPA 5%; AFL-CIO 7%; MCV 27%; MSEA 0%; NFIB 100%; MWL 30%; MEA 15%


Phone: (207) 883-1963 (home) (207) 229-5091 (cell)


Official Website - Facebook

Address: 4 Elbridge Oliver Way, Scarborough


2012 Election

General: Volk 2,728; Aranson 2,716
Primary: Unopposed
Spending: Volk $14,647.03 (Privately Financed) Aranson: $13,095.37 (Privately Financed)
Endorsements: NFIB

2010 Election

General: Volk 2,510; Flaherty 2,100
Primary: Unopposed

In the News

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In a surprise, Amy Volk loses Senate seat to Democrat Linda Sanborn - Press Herald

Sen. Volk says fellow Maine Republican who insulted Florida students shouldn't run - Press Herald

Democrats surge to solid control of Maine Legislature - Bangor Daily News

Minority Republicans pick Waldoboro businessman to be their new Maine Senate leader - Bangor Daily News

Volk Packaging, Red Claws promote awareness - Biddeford Journal Tribune

After extensive losses, Maine Republicans regrouping and strategizing - Press Herald

How Controversial Is Gov. Paul LePage of Maine? Here’s a Partial List - The New York Times

Maine Voices: Drinking water of Maine families too often contaminated by arsenic - Press Herald

Gov. Mills: Aiding asylum seekers also helps Maine economy - Press Herald

New Maine state senator pushes for longer Maine Senate terms - Bangor Daily News

Voters in Cumberland and part of Gray put Democrat back in Maine House - Bangor Daily News

Commentary: Maine DHHS rules would contradict intent of sensible effort to aid immigrants - Press Herald

The battle for dominance in the Maine Legislature could come down to a handful of races - Press Herald

Maine Voices: It's time for nonviolent offenders to receive a second chance - Press Herald

Letter to the editor: Working families need champion like Linda Sanborn in state Senate - Press Herald

Obama's 'first wave' of endorsements for midterm elections includes 3 Maine Senate candidates - Press Herald

Maine's labor department pushing forward with next phase of unemployment insurance system - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Lorain County Purged Voters - Chronicle Telegram

Where the Maine Senate candidates stand on the economy, health care and more - Bangor Daily News

Embattled Republican Maine senator won't seek re-election - Bangor Daily News

Democratic super PAC drops almost $500K to back Janet Mills for governor - Biddeford Journal Tribune

Dylan Volk, son of Scarborough lawmaker, charged with OUI, meth possession - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Legislators still seeking fix for Maine's unemployment filing system - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Republican bill would allow more drug testing of Maine workers - Press Herald

'Skinhead lesbian' incident a pivotal moment for Maine GOP - Bangor Daily News

Asperger's diagnosis: A long journey to independence for Scarborough native - Press Herald

Democratic super PAC spends almost $500000 to back Janet Mills for governor - Press Herald

Senate GOP elects Volk assistant majority leader - The Forecaster

Race for 1st Congressional District seat tests Republicans' unity - Press Herald

Labor Department fails to respond to accounts of botching unemployment system, destroying records - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Legislator seeks investigation into unemployment system as labor department defends itself - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Maine's LIFT Act Would Help Low-Income Students Succeed - The Center for Law and Social Policy

Effort to protect Maine's piping plovers pays off with record number - Press Herald

Law change allows Biddeford boy to get welding job - WGME

Society Notebook: Supporting future women leaders, in the name of Olympia Snowe - Press Herald

LePage urges employers to seek repeal of 'mud season' layoff benefits rule - Press Herald

Tom Waddell: Mills makes up for lost years - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Complaints over new state unemployment system still pouring in - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Lawmakers from Maine's largest cities oppose budget for scapegoating immigrants - Bangor Daily News

Former state senator becomes sixth candidate in 2018 Democratic primary for governor - Bangor Daily News

Maine receives near-failing grade for dealing with juvenile sex trafficking - Bangor Daily News

Bill proposes study of employee-funded paid leave program for Maine - Press Herald

Maine House GOP candidate Leslie Gibson, who insulted Parkland students, drops out - The Denver Channel

How Paul LePage stormed to power, fought to keep it and changed Maine politics - Bangor Daily News

House passes bill to grant General Assistance to asylum seekers - Bangor Daily News

Ranked-choice voting poses greater threat to Pingree than either of her opponents - Bangor Daily News

NRA's influence in Maine doesn't depend on political contributions - Press Herald

Society Notebook: Family gives and people with autism receive - Press Herald

Maine's 3 biggest bills to fill health care worker shortages - Bangor Daily News

After 25 years of term limits, Maine still has plenty of career politicians - Bangor Daily News

Human trafficking is a global concern - The Ellsworth American

Maine legislative leaders' split kills call to label neo-Nazis 'terrorists' - Bangor Daily News

Thornton Academy honor roll - Biddeford Journal Tribune

Maine's workforce boards worry that new requirements could set them up to fail - Press Herald

5 things you need to know about sex trafficking in Maine - Bangor Daily News

Yes to wine tasting, no to sex trafficking victim protection: Where's the feminist outrage now? - Bangor Daily News

Controversy stirs over charter school opening in Maine -

Dubois appointed to Maine environmental post - Conway Daily Sun

Budget typo holding up millions in Maine 'clean election' funds - Press Herald

New Maine lead standard fuels 10-fold jump in interventions after children test positive - Press Herald

Labor law change opens career paths to young students in Maine - Press Herald

Deeds & Deals - Albany Times Union

Maine Legislature rejects parental consent for teen abortions - Bangor Daily News

Study: Maine's going to have to find 3200 new nurses by 2025 - Bangor Daily News

How the Bar Industry Plans to Deal With Harassment in the Workplace—Including Unruly Guests - Fortune

Judge to rule if LePage can keep blocking Maine Clean Election funds - Bangor Daily News

Special-needs children lead parents to self-employment - Bangor Daily News

Maine lawmakers will debate 3 bills to prevent gun and other violence - Press Herald

The modern-day slavery that happens in Maine — and few of us notice - Bangor Daily News

Waterville craft fair this weekend shines light on Maine-made goods - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Our View: U.S. birth rate plummets as cost of children soars - Press Herald

Maine Primary Election Results - New York Times

Odds & Ends: Whitney Point, Maine-Endwell girls head list of field hockey honorees. - Press & Sun-Bulletin

Volk Packaging Corporation to create a wall commemorating military personnel. - Bangor Daily News

H.S. Field Hockey: Young Whitney Point squad chasing 6th straight state title - Press & Sun-Bulletin

Program in Portland helps restaurant, bar workers identify and confront sexual harassment - Press Herald

Stiffer penalties sought for price tag cheats — Business — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine - Bangor Daily News

As gangs gain traction in Maine, prison braces - Bangor Daily News

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

Maine among most bicycle friendly states in New England - Bangor Daily News

State's new unemployment claims system continues to frustrate Mainers - Press Herald

Crowded lane: As more cyclists take to the roads, tension grows - Press Herald

Tuesday's local scoreboard - Grand Forks Herald


Crosswalks aren't as safe as they should be, and a law change would help - Bangor Daily News

Trump an X factor in Maine's uncertain GOP presidential delegate chase - Bangor Daily News - Freepress Online

University of Alabama Honors List Fall 2018 - Tuscaloosa News

Legislators criticize state Department of Labor's unemployment claims process - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Standards Matter When You're Looking for Your Best - Maine Public

Opinion | The Senate Should Not Confirm Kavanaugh. Signed, 2400+ Law Professors. - New York Times

Police uncover alleged sex trafficking ring in Kennebec County - Press Herald

Two Maine cases raise questions about prostitution, sex trafficking - Press Herald

Athlete of the Year: No hurdle too high for Maine-Endwell's Parker Stokes - Press & Sun-Bulletin

From 2012: Rise in gang membership prompting police, lawmakers to take action - Bangor Daily News

Gorham town councilor charged with drunken driving - Press Herald

Portland man who brought Maine women to Boston for prostitution sentenced to four years in prison - Bangor Daily News

MSU students named to spring semester 2019 honor rolls - Fairfield Sun Times

Bangor, Scarborough players commit to UMaine softball program - Bangor Daily News

'We wanted to make history:' Whitney Point field hockey nabs fifth state championship - Press & Sun-Bulletin