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Citizen's Guide - Chuck Kruger


District: 48 (map)

Committe: Marine Resources; Government Oversight Committee (Chair)

Party: Democratic

Family: Linda (Wife), 1 Child, 2 Grandchildren

Occupation: Event Producer

Previous Service: House: 124, 125

2012 Ratings: MPA 95%; AFL-CIO 94%; MCV 100%; MSEA 80%; NFIB 20%; MWL 100%; MEA 92%

2010 Ratings: MPA 84%; MCV 100%; NFIB 43%


Phone: (207) 354-8239 (home) (207) 354-8928 (business)


Official Website - Facebook

Address: 37 Green Street, Thomaston


2012 Election

General: Kruger 2,384; Collins 1,775
Primary: Unopposed
Spending: Kruger: $4,842.86 (Clean Elections Candidate) Collins: $1,720.00 (Privately Financed)
Endorsements: MEA; MCV; MSEA; EQME; AFL-CIO

2010 Election

General: Kruger 2,117; Powell 1,611
Primary: Unopposed

2008 Election

General: Kruger 2,701; Carlson 1,807
Primary: Unopposed

In the News

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For Kruger, a time to retire and reflect - By Beth A. Birmingham - Courier-Gazette & Camden Herald

Movies on TV this week: Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019 - Los Angeles Times

Thomaston lawmaker receives death threats over 2011 tweet about Dick Cheney - Bangor Daily News

Movies on TV this week: Sept. 29: 'Almost Famous' and more - Los Angeles Times

Maine Lobster Festival Kicks Off in Rockland - WABI

Movies on TV this week: Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019 - Los Angeles Times

Fewer lobsters consumed at annual Rockland festival — Living — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine - Bangor Daily News

PETA's partially clothed protest of lobster festival attracts gawkers - Bangor Daily News

Blues legend Johnny Winter, who was scheduled to headline Maine Lobster Fest, dies in Switzerland - Bangor Daily News

Blues man Paul Benjamin prepares for another gig as Lobster Festival artistic director -

It's Time for Maine Media to Dump Schmidt as an “Expert” Analyst - The Maine Wire

Hersom crowned 2014 Maine Sea Goddess - By Beth A. Birmingham - Courier-Gazette & Camden Herald

Calendar Listings for the Week beginning June 27 - Freepress Online

Don McLean's wife details attack, alleges other abuse in past - Press Herald

Here are the feature and TV films airing the week of Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019 - Los Angeles Times

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

Great weather, crowds draw festival to a close - By Beth A. Birmingham - Courier-Gazette & Camden Herald

New Wadsworth Bridge in Thomaston gets dedicated -

Lobster Festival unwittingly skipped sales tax for decades - Bangor Daily News

Folk Music and Dance Calendar | New Hampshire Public Radio - New Hampshire Public Radio

Kent State calls off double-OT field hockey game so football team can launch fireworks - Yahoo Movies

GOP Makes Gains in the House, Democrats Pick Up Seats in the Senate - Freepress Online

Vija Celmins’s Surface Matters - The New Yorker

THE CW announces its new Fall Schedule for 2019-2020 Season -

George W. Bush and Laura Bush Receive a Special Seafood Delivery on Labor Day at Walker's Point - Yahoo Entertainment

Lil Wayne's Ex-Lawyer Back in Court Fighting Rapper in $20 Million Battle - Yahoo Entertainment - Freepress Online

Suspect's image, arrest at odds in prostitution case - Press Herald

Haley Smith, Former ‘American Idol’ Contestant, Dies at 26 - Yahoo Entertainment

Thomaston turns out for meeting on Route 1 rebuild -

The 100 Greatest Movie Quotes of the 21st Century - Thrillist

12 Republicans Join Dems To Block Trump's National Emergency at the Border - Reason

Movies on TV this week Sept. 15, 2019: 'Alien,' 'Aliens' and more - Los Angeles Times

The Story of Public Enemy, ‘Fight the Power,’ and ‘Do the Right Thing,’ 30 Years Later (Podcast) - TheWrap

‘It Chapter Two’ Film Review: Little Moments Terrify in Effective Horror Sequel - Yahoo Entertainment

Fall 2019 Movies: A Comprehensive List - Los Angeles Times

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

'It: Chapter Two' has de-aged its child stars - Yahoo Movies

'Avengers: Endgame' meme takes over social media, avenging 'fallen' characters from John Wick's dog to Ned Stark - Yahoo Entertainment

'Everybody Loves Raymond' child actor Sawyer Sweeten commits suicide - CNN

27 Takeaways from It: Chapter Two’s Teaser Trailer - Yahoo Entertainment

Paul Walter Hauser Lands Lead Role in ‘The Ballad of Richard Jewell’ - TheWrap

‘Riverdale’ Star Lili Reinhart to Lead Amazon’s ‘Chemical Hearts’ - TheWrap

Fundraising continues for conservation of island off Tenants Harbor - By Juliette Laaka - Courier-Gazette & Camden Herald

The Milli Vanilli scandal, 30 years later: 'We felt like we were abandoned by everyone' - Yahoo Entertainment

How to Stream MSNBC and NBC News’ Coverage of Trump’s State of the Union Address Live Online - TheWrap

Two Sizes Too Small: For What Social Errors Will History Condemn Us? - Patheos

Find San Antonio's Veteran-Led Bars and Restaurants with Google's New Feature - Rivard Report

Brad Pitt, Leonardo DiCaprio and Selena Gomez Bring Star Power to 2019 Cannes Film Festival - Yahoo Entertainment

Based on a true story: RBG, Cheney, Hogancamp - By Tom Von Malder - Courier-Gazette & Camden Herald

Breaking News - The CW Announces Its New Fall Schedule for 2019-2020 Season - The Futon Critic

'Shazam!' to Win Opening Weekend at the Box Office With $51 Million -

IFC Films Co-President Jonathan Sehring to Exit After 2 Decades - TheWrap

'Partridge Family' actress Suzanne Crough dead at 52 - CNN

Health Director Provides Clarification On Algae/ALS Connection - The Newtown Bee

Virtually every film coming out this holiday season - Los Angeles Times

WWE ‘Raw’ Won’t Run Long on USA Network Anymore - TheWrap

How I became a Green Bay Packers fan | Journal Sentinel - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

‘Northern Exposure’ Revival in the Works at CBS - TheWrap

Meghan Markle dazzles in green Brandon Maxwell for Invictus Games reception in Australia - AOL

Broad Cove boys, Medomak girls net Lion's Den basketball titles - By Staff - Republican Journal

Williams-Sonoma founder dies at 100 - CNN

'Beautiful Mind' mathematician John Nash, wife killed in car crash - CNN

‘Tyler Perry’s Acrimony’ Film Review: Taraji P. Henson Is Furious, But Is She Right? - TheWrap

#MeToo turns the Golden Globes black, arctic air breaks records, fallout over new Trump tell-all book, and more news you missed this weekend - USA TODAY

Climbing legend Dean Potter among 2 killed in Yosemite BASE jump attempt - CNN

The 51: Naming the best active athlete from every U.S. state (plus D.C.) -

TV listings: Here are the feature and TV films airing the week of July 14 - 20, 2019 - Los Angeles Times

Dick Wolf, Chuck Lorre Open Up About Benefits of Being Fired - TheWrap

Made in Reno: A brief list of notable inventions created by Renoites - Reno Gazette Journal

‘The Bleeder’ Toronto Review: Lovable Boxing Movie Shows the Real Rocky - TheWrap

The man who brought us Freddy Krueger (Opinion) - CNN

'Adam-12' star Martin Milner dies at 83 - CNN

UNC basketball legend Dean Smith dies at 83, university says - CNN

Wayne Dyer, self-help guru, dies at 75 - CNN

Index to Reviews - Locus Online

9 Artist-Friendly Wineries | Art Installations at Top Wineries - Wine Enthusiast Magazine

Maureen O'Hara, star of '34th Street,' dies at 95 - CNN

Arnold Schwarzenegger, Mark Wahlberg and Sylvester Stallone Pay Tribute to Burt Reynolds: ‘He Was a Trailblazer’ - TheWrap

'Lethal Weapon' actress Mary Ellen Trainor dead - CNN

Jim Carrey Painted a Sarah Huckabee Sanders Portrait, and It’s Not a Pretty Picture (Photo) - TheWrap

Brothers Johnson, Michael Jackson bassist dies at 60 - CNN

Today in Entertainment: CNN fires Kathy Griffin over gory Trump photo; Lebanon officially bans 'Wonder Woman' - Los Angeles Times

In remembrance: Locals who passed on in April - Bloomington Pantagraph

Jan Triska, Star of ‘Ronin’ and ‘Ragtime,’ Dies at 80 After Fall From Bridge in Czech Republic - TheWrap

Frank Petersen, first African-American Marine aviator, dies - CNN

Monty Hall, ‘Let’s Make a Deal’ Host, Dies at 96 - TheWrap

Pro golf pioneer Billy Casper dies at age 83 - CNN

Yogi Berra's legacy: Baseball and hilarious quotes - CNN

Lynn Anderson, 'Rose Garden' singer, dead at 67 - CNN

'Seinfeld' Actor Daniel von Bargen Dies at 64 - CNN

‘Beatriz at Dinner’ Review: Salma Hayek Political Satire Oversells Its Message - TheWrap

Steven Spielberg Joins DC Universe With ‘Blackhawk’ Movie - TheWrap

Toto bassist Mike Porcaro dies at 59 - CNN

Dickie Moore, prolific child star in 'Our Gang' shorts, dies at 89 - CNN

Abby Huntsman Exits ‘Fox and Friends,’ in Talks to Join ‘The View’ - TheWrap

This Weekend's Kids & Family Activities in Bronx - NY Metro Parents

How Bruce Lee Used Kung Fu to Beat Bigotry (Podcast) - TheWrap

James Horner, an Oscar-winning composer, killed in plane crash - CNN

Marilyn Manson, Zoe Saldana Honor Anton Yelchin on Late Actor’s 29th Birthday - TheWrap