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Citizen's Guide - Joyce Maker


District: 31 (map)

Committe: Education and Cultural Affairs

Party: Republican

Family: Geoffrey (Husband), 2 Children, 3 Grandchildren

Occupation: Retired College Administrator

Previous Service: House: 125

2012 Ratings: MPA 19%; AFL-CIO 12%; MCV 27%; MSEA 0%; NFIB 100%; MWL 30.5%; MEA 23%

2010 Ratings: SAM "A"


Phone: (207) 454-2327 (home)


Official Website - Facebook

Address: 89 Lafayette Street, Calais


2012 Election

General: Maker 2,156; Clark, Jr. 1,324
Primary: Unopposed
Spending: Maker: $4,141.65 (Clean Elections Candidate) Clark, Jr.: $2,349.88 (Clean Elections Candidate)
Endorsements: NFIB

2010 Election

General: Maker 2,039; Guisinger 819
Primary: Maker 423; Ingham 241

In the News

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West Paris artist has creativity in her blood - Lewiston Sun Journal

Mike Michaud among Mills' picks to higher ed boards - Bangor Daily News

SLIDESHOW: 16 American craft breweries having a local impact - Business Insider

Mike Michaud, others nominated for higher-education boards - Press Herald

Morning Briefing for Wednesday, October 2, 2019 - Kaiser Health News

Morning Sentinel May 16 police log - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

LePage rushes to close controversial Down East prison - Bangor Daily News

Moreno Valley school attack: Hundreds hold emotional vigil to honor 13-year-old Diego, who died after on-campus attack - Yahoo News

School lunch hassles bedevil kids, boards - The Ellsworth American

Effort Mounts to Restore DHHS Facility to Calais -

In Maine: GOP State Senator Condemns Party's Attacks Against Independent Terry Hayes - IVN - Independent Voter News

A Quick Refresher on the Harsh Fate of Stranger Things Cinnamon Roll, Bob Newby - POPSUGAR

Perry, Maine - Scythe Supply - Down East

How big should a clam get? Maine eyes new harvest rules - The Seattle Times

'This is our little secret': Child sexual assault survivor's trauma led to new Maine law - Bangor Daily News

Morning Sentinel April 14 police log - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Red Wing, Iconic U.S. Shoe Maker, Labors Mightily to Bring Production Home - The Wall Street Journal

What to expect in the next round of court arguments on Medicaid expansion - Bangor Daily News

Backlog slows license reinstatement for Mainers convicted of driving drunk - Press Herald

Female genital mutilation bill dead after Senate vote - WGME

Kennebec County courts Aug. 9-22, 2018 - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Bucks Harbor prison closed; sentences may be commuted - The Ellsworth American

Joyce Jacobsen ready to spark Hobart and William Smith to further heights - Rochester Business Journal

Being LePage's closest legislative ally hasn't helped Ken Fredette in race to succeed him - Bangor Daily News

Lawmakers consider 'food shaming' ban in Maine schools - Press Herald

Stone Soup Cafe lost to fire on 9/11, firefighters honor the fallen - Machias Valley News Observer

These are the birthplaces of all NBA players ever - Hoops Hype

A boathouse that opens up to a bar -

Legislature considers making canoeists wear life jackets | George's Outdoor News - Bangor Daily News

Family of firework victim seeking more stringent regulations - Bangor Daily News

Dubois appointed to Maine environmental post - Conway Daily Sun

Deer feeding, baiting, antler restrictions, and more debated at legislature - Bangor Daily News

Bill would forbid schools from denying lunch to students who can't pay - Press Herald

LePage's veto may doom future of correctional facility - Press Herald

Richard M. 'Dick' Kelly, former city HIV/AIDS program administrator and YMCA executive, dies - Baltimore Sun

Taking food away from students is wrong way to punish parents - Bangor Daily News

Legalization panel makes concession, votes to delay social cannabis clubs until 2023 - Press Herald

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

Plan to allow alewives, eels in Sheepscot Pond might be delayed again - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

ALMOST, MAINE opened on Valentine’s Day and makes a perfect “date night” for couples old and young - Buffalo Rising

Want to be 'green' even after you're gone? Here's how - Press Herald

This mansion on MDI might be the most expensive private estate in Maine - Bangor Daily News

Arsenic in well water is a silent epidemic. Too few Maine families can afford to treat their wells. - Bangor Daily News

In memoriam: Remembering celebrities who died in 2018 - AZCentral

Future of Downeast Correctional Facility still unknown - Lewiston Sun Journal

Searsport Shores jam session features Miner's Creek band member -

Education Committee endorses $40000 minimum salary for Maine public school teachers - Press Herald

Needle exchange program opens in Belfast, offers fentanyl testing strips, naloxone -

March 2019 Onstage - American Theatre

Waldoboro Artwalk, July 13 -

Thanks to DNA ancestry project, Mainers with Irish ties are smiling - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Movies on TV this week Sept. 1 - 7, 2019: John Wayne in 'The Searchers' and more - Los Angeles Times

Morning Briefing for Wednesday, July 10, 2019 - Kaiser Health News

County voters resist Trump wave, but local incumbents cruise - The Ellsworth American

Create your own Gelato Fiasco at home - Lewiston Sun Journal

Masons lay cornerstone for new Boy Scouts building in Calais - Bangor Daily News

In Maine, Gifts From the Sea, and the Landfill - New York Times

Maine's 'magical island kingdom' with mansion, tavern and chapel for sale for nearly $8M - WGME

York softball heading to Little League regional after first state title in decades - Press Herald

6 months ago, they were part of the largest field of mayoral candidates in Chicago history. Here’s what the fo - Chicago Tribune

Former 'American Idol' judge talks about fame, 'more authentic' life in Maine - Bangor Daily News

Drawn to the US border, volunteers weave a safety net - The Christian Science Monitor

Performance Foodservice — NorthCenter credits employees for its success in Augusta - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Whatever Happened to ... Pillars restaurant and bar? - Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Spring 2020 Children's Sneak Previews - Publishers Weekly

The best whiskeys to sip this spring - USA TODAY

New play explores the lure and limitations of political correctness - opens Sept. 6 - Sonoma West

Luminaria shine light of hope for hundreds - Mount Desert Islander - Freepress Online

Suspect killed in officer-involved shooting following chase - menifee247

Caribou girls top Oceanside, break tourney drought — Basketball — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine - Bangor Daily News

Meet the Class of 2019 - NYU News

Lynda Graham-Barber: Fish & Wildlife’s exclusion bodes ill -

Lost: A Special Report - Press Herald

Fair Oaks Farms video: Chicago’s Fairlife says it plans no cutbacks on its milk business - Chicago Sun-Times

Sympathies, condolences pour in for victims of Squirrel Hill synagogue shooting | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

[UPDATE 9:11 am] FBI, Helicopters, More Join Massive Law Enforcement Raids in Western Trinity County - Redheaded Blackbelt

Buy EB White's Maine home that inspired 'Charlotte's Web' for $3.7M - Bangor Daily News

$2.7 million log cabin hidden in the Maine woods is up for auction - Bangor Daily News

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

Mary Reid Kelley, Joyce J. Scott, and Other Art Worlders Win MacArthur "Genius Grants" - Hyperallergic

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

Yelp Gets Personal and Long John Silver's Golden | Yelp Gets Personal and Long John Silver's Golden - Modern Restaurant Management

The Vault, San Francisco’s new Financial District blockbuster, comes up empty - San Francisco Chronicle

Morning Sentinel March 1 police log - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Waldo County Sheriff's Office beat: speeding, forgery, endangering child welfare -

The Limits of Charity from a Drug Company - The New Yorker

Best food at New Orleans Jazz Fest: Updated with new 2019 dishes -

Maine gets F grade in 2015 State Integrity Investigation - Center for Public Integrity

‘Berenice Abbott’ Captures a Large and Star-Studded Life - The New York Times

Is It Still Thanksgiving If You Don’t Serve Turkey? - The Wall Street Journal

Giving birth to your granddaughter, roadkill deals and Jane Fonda: News from around our 50 states - USA TODAY

Voters in Calais, Maine, show little U.S. election day enthusiasm -

Then Again: UVM’s very own victim of McCarthyism -

Former midcoast mansion owner sues auctioneer who sold it for mere $1.4 million - Bangor Daily News

James Atlas, author and editor of biographies, dies at 70 - Boston 25 News

'Maine Wood' biennial opens at Messler Gallery - Knox VillageSoup - Courier-Gazette & Camden Herald

Restaurant Scores for Aug. 12–16 | Local News - News Courier

Toll Gate posts 1st quarter honors - Warwick Beacon

Want to be Stephen King's neighbor? Here's your chance. - Bangor Daily News