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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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Joyce Dales of Cold Bee Gone: “Why running your own company is like being on a diet” - Thrive Global

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

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

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

Effort Mounts to Restore DHHS Facility to Calais -

A sexual abuse prevention policy is an important first step for schools - Bangor Daily News

School lunch hassles bedevil kids, boards - The Ellsworth American

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

Wednesday, July 10, 2019 - Kaiser Health News

Perry, Maine - Scythe Supply - Down East

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

Maine lawmakers announce guests for State of the Union - WGME

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

Free Things to Do in NYC This Week - July 7-July 14 - City Guide NY

Vote in Maine House casts doubt on future of prison that LePage wants to close - Press Herald

The highest-paid CEOs by state - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Where do Maine's herons go in the winter? All over: Bahamas, Haiti, Florida -

Seniors lead Biddeford softball over Portland, into quarterfinals - Biddeford Journal Tribune

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

Female genital mutilation bill dead after Senate vote - WGME

Kennebec County courts Jan. 10-16, 2019 - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

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

LePage allies tweak budget offer but government shutdown lurches into third day - Bangor Daily News

Judge says that LePage doesn't have power to close Down East prison - Bangor Daily News

LePage suggests swapping Down East prison for new pre-release center - Bangor Daily News

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

Here's a story about some dogs named Brady - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

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

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

Lori Lightfoot will be Chicago's 1st black, female mayor - KLEW

Girls' basketball: Ten teams to watch - Press Herald

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

Downeast Correctional Facility employees keep jobs for at least another year - Bangor Daily News

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

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

Dubois appointed to Maine environmental post | Local News - Conway Daily Sun

Maine DHHS kills funding for school-based student health centers - Press Herald

DHHS decision to close Calais office prompts outcry - Quoddy Tides

Legislature considers making canoeists wear life jackets - Bangor Daily News

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

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

Rockport Planning Board considers beauty shop, canine water fitness business applications -

LePage expected to keep Down East prison open after recommending closure - Bangor Daily News

In memoriam: Remembering celebrities who died in 2018 - AZCentral

Future of Downeast Correctional Facility still unknown - Lewiston Sun Journal

US state of Maine not sure what to do about dwindling clam harvests - Undercurrent News

Pen Bay Medical Center seeks two-year extension on new physician's building plans -

BB gunshot victim still recovering in Bangor hospital - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

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

Puma is moving its headquarters to Assembly Row - The Boston Globe

Harvard Pilgrim’s new CEO seeks to improve insurer’s health - The Boston Globe

Knox County deed transfers -

Everybody is scoring for the Bruins, and it’s making them a very dangerous team - The Boston Globe

Waldo County, deed transfers -

Morning Sentinel May 25 police log - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Maine man Philip Fournier arrested over 36-year-old cold case - CBS News

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

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

Judge leaves fate of Down East prison to lawmakers, who remain deeply split - Bangor Daily News

Judge convicts man in 1980 killing that baffled authorities - CBS News

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

State and Cianbro trade blame as new bridge opens 7 months late - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

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

March 2019 Onstage - American Theatre

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

'It Came from Beneath the Sea' to screen in Rockland -

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

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

House rejects LePage's proposal for statewide vote to eliminate income tax - Bangor Daily News

Down East residents renew fight against LePage plan to close prison - Bangor Daily News

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

Knox County Criminal Docket, closed cases -

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

Morning Sentinel Aug. 6 police log - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Morning Sentinel police log for July 25 - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

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

Pushing 'relentless' crackdown, Sessions says law enforcement role critical in combating opioid crisis - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Washington County prison mess provides opportunity to improve corrections system - Bangor Daily News

Waterville woman gets free hearing aids - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

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

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

Meet the Class of 2019 - NYU News

LePage agrees to reopen Down East prison with minimal staffing - Bangor Daily News

Free Things to Do in Manhattan This Week - March 3-March 10 - City Guide NY

University of Maine at Augusta president leaving in June - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Toll Gate posts 1st quarter honors - Warwick Beacon

The best whiskeys to sip this spring - USA TODAY

Richmond Eldercare home faulted by human rights panel - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Talkin' boats, and a Beatle aboard -

Heavy equipment business displacing famed Plaistow candy shop faces opposition - The Union Leader

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

Morning Sentinel July 3 police log - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

How the Larry Nassar scandal has affected others - Raleigh News & Observer

WWII vet to be honored locally after efforts to travel to France come up short - Traverse City Record Eagle

Historic Rockport home demolished to make way for new -

Commencement 2018: Glenn Ligon, Dawoud Bey, Carrie Mae Weems, and Joyce J. Scott Are Among the Artists Imparting Wisdom and Expectations on New Graduates - Culture Type

After Governor Vetoes Anti-Abortion Bill, North Carolina Lawmakers Fail to Override - Governing

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

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

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