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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

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

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

Maine Lobster Festival Kicks Off in Rockland - WABI

Threat of toxic emissions, road wear among concerns expressed on Dragon plans - By Beth A. Birmingham - Courier-Gazette & Camden Herald

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Lawmakers call for closer scrutiny of Maine State Lottery - Press Herald

Thomaston turns out for meeting on Route 1 rebuild -

On tap in Maine Legislature: A bid for truth in beer-pouring - Press Herald

Virtually every movie coming out this summer - Los Angeles Times - Los Angeles Times

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

Eye on Augusta: Gubernatorial Candidates Report Campaign Fundraising - Freepress Online

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

Maine gets government oversight right - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

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

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

Fatal Maine plane crash raises new questions on safety - Press Herald

Who's up next at UB? Potential replacements for Nate Oats - Buffalo News

Calendar Listings for the Week beginning June 20 - Freepress Online

26-Year-Old Van Den Hoogenband Dutch Age Record Goes Down - SwimSwam

College basketball rankings 2018-19: Where every team ranks in each state, from top to bottom - CBS Sports

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

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

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

Wyoming Seminary Upper School announces dean’s list - Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

Movies playing in Southeast Michigan April 26 | Entertainment | - New Baltimore Voice Newspapers

US scallop firms anticipating banner year as season beg - IntraFish

'Raymond' child star Sawyer Sweeten commits suicide - CNN

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

House cancels all votes this week after death of former President Bush - UPI News

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

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

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

Wyoming Seminary Upper School students named to dean’s list - Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

Everything you need to know about Harley 115 for nonbikers, including street closures and parking - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

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

National Junior Teamer Daniel Krueger Makes Verbal Commitment to Texas - SwimSwam

Controversial Group Removes Board Names From Website Amid Complaints - Chronicle of Philanthropy

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

What does it take to be a top cat at the feline answer to Crufts? - Daily Mail

Man captures video of a pair of caterwauling Canada lynx - Daily Mail

Shia LaBeouf and FKA Twigs put on a loved up display as they enjoy shopping trip in LA - Daily Mail

Baby boom x 2: More hospital nurses announce pregnancies - Daily Mail

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

Index to Reviews – Locus Online - Locus Online

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

Ranking all 351 college basketball teams, from Duke to Alabama A&M - CBS Sports

Rare one in 30 million calico lobster is found at Maryland seafood market - Daily Mail

Williams-Sonoma founder dies at 100 - CNN

Dustin Rowles Archive - Pajiba

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

Patrick Reddick who wrote vicious obituary to abusive mother is unrepentant - Daily Mail

Here's the biggest news you missed this weekend - USA TODAY

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

SARAH VINE: Katie Price's car crash life is a pitiful parable for our celebrity-obsessed society - Daily Mail

Review: Patty Griffin's elegant songs are deeply... - Daily Mail

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

Sly and the Family Stone's Cynthia Robinson dead at 71 - CNN

Teenager who could DIE from a strong smell has had her life turned around by a service dog - Daily Mail

WATCH: Sailor who died at Pearl Harbor identified more than 70 years later: 'We're still taking it all in,' says nephew - News24

Netflix comes under fire for using real footage of the deadly Lac-Mégantic train crash in Bird Box - Daily Mail

Drug trafficker and Kyle Sandilands's mate Simon Main accused of punching a stranger in road rage - Daily Mail

Flossing with Oral B Glide 'causes a build-up of toxic chemicals in your body that cause cancer' - Daily Mail

White women have lower fertility rates in every state and rates for black and Hispanic women rise - Daily Mail

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

Singer Natalie Cole dead at 65 - CNN

Bradley Cooper reveals 'everything changed' after his father died in his arms - Daily Mail

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

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

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

2018 German National Junior Championships kicked off in Berlin today - SwimSwam

It Chapter Two: Pennywise returns in new teaser - Daily Mail

Pro golf pioneer Billy Casper dies at age 83 - CNN

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

Sarah Porter from Maine describes having stroke at age 20 - Daily Mail

Mindy McCready dead: Tragic country star, 37, killed family dog before shooting herself - Daily Mail

Maine boy with cancer dies after wish for early Christmas - Daily Mail

'Lethal Weapon' actress Mary Ellen Trainor dead - CNN

Bringing Up Bates star Carlin Bates, 21, marries Evan Stewart, 24 - Daily Mail

Oklahoma freshman Trae Young will enter NBA Draft - The Boston Globe

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

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

Princeton valedictorian, 25, gets engaged to her former professor, 71, after six months of dating - Daily Mail

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

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

5% of adults in households with kids use e-cigarettes - raising their children's risk of asthma - Daily Mail

Toto bassist Mike Porcaro dies at 59 - CNN

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

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

Almost 5,000 cases of Pillsbury flour bags recalled after testing positive for E. coli - Daily Mail

Whole Foods recalls two of its pestos after a customer suffered an allergic reaction - Daily Mail

Paralysing polio-like disease spreads to 31 US states - Daily Mail

'Godfather' actor Alex Rocco dies at 79 - CNN