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Sen. Michael Thibodeau
District: 23 (map)
Committe: Minority Leader -
Previous Service: House: 123, 124 Senate: 125
2012 Ratings: MPA 6%; AFL-CIO 6%; MCV 22%; MSEA 0%; NFIB 100%; MWL 23.5%; MEA 0%
2010 Ratings: AFL-CIO 29%; NFIB 86%; SAM "A"
2012 ElectionGeneral: Thibodeau 10,747; Curry 9,306
Spending: Thibodeau: $12,675.98 (Clean Elections Candidate) Curry: $21,287.22 (Clean Elections Candidate)
2010 ElectionGeneral: Thibodeau 9,365; Piotti 7,903
2008 ElectionGeneral: Thibodeau 2,445; Yentes 2,242
2006 ElectionGeneral: Thibodeau 1,940; Gilbert 1,651
Primary: Selected to run by the Republican Party
In the News
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Senator Dana Dow to chair Taxation Committee - Boothbay Register
Maine State Senator Dana Dow (R-Lincoln) has been named chair of the Maine Legislature's Taxation Committee by Maine Senate President Michael Thibodeau (R-Waldo). In addition to Maine's tax structure, the Taxation Committee is responsible for ...and more »
Searsport dredging among planned DOT projects - Republican Journal
... years, along with safety and infrastructure improvements at Belfast Municipal Airport, bridge repair in Palermo and paving in more than a dozen Waldo County towns, according to a press release from Maine Senate President Michael Thibodeau, R-Waldo.
Committee endorses bill to delay marijuana sales in Maine - Republican Journal
“It is very encouraging to see bipartisan support for this measure regarding the marijuana moratorium,” Senate President Michael Thibodeau, R-Winterport, said in a prepared statement. “Although Maine voters approved this measure, albeit by a very ...
Committee endorses bill to delay marijuana sales in Maine - The ... - Press Herald
Although Mainers can still grow and use marijuana on their own as of Jan. 30, the bill endorsed by a legislative panel would delay retail sales of the drug until at ...and more »
Maine Legislature's top Republican, Democrat near agreement on pot moratorium - Bangor Daily News
Senate President Mike Thibodeau, R-Winterport, and House Speaker Sara Gideon, D-Freeport, both said on Wednesday that they're close to a deal on a moratorium and would likely release details of that deal by week's end. However, Thibodeau backs a ...
Fighting drugs, freeing hedgehogs: Here are Maine lawmakers' priorities for 2017 - Bangor Daily News
Senate President Mike Thibodeau, R-Winterport, is proposing a moratorium on the law. Bills from Rep. James Handy, D-Lewiston, would bar marijuana facilities within 2,000 feet of schools and churches and ban marijuana from public university campuses.and more »
Retired Maine budget chief Sawin Millett is back to advise lawmakers - Press Herald
AUGUSTA — A retired Maine finance commissioner who has served five different governors is returning to government, this time as a budget adviser for the state Senate's Republican majority. Senate President Mike Thibodeau, R-Winterport, announced that ...
Maine Marijuana Law Could Be Delayed Until 2018: ICYMI - Patch.com
Senate President Michael Thibodeau, R-Waldo, and State Rep. Louis Luchini, D-Ellsworth, on Wednesday introduced a bill that would delay retail marijuana sales until February 2018. The proposal awaits a formal vote in the coming weeks. Maine voters in ...and more »
Maine lawmakers speed effort to put hold on marijuana sales - WGME
The bill, which was agreed upon by Democratic House Speaker Sara Gideon and Republican Senate President Mike Thibodeau, was amended by the committee to prohibit pot use while operating a motor vehicle and to restrict consumption in some ...and more »
lawmakers weigh calls to delay retail sales of marijuana - Press Herald
The bill was the result of a compromise negotiated between Maine Senate President Mike Thibodeau, a Winterport Republican who opposed legalization, and Democratic House Speaker Sara Gideon of Freeport. But dozens of legalization advocates urged ...