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Citizen's Guide - Gay Grant


District: 59 (map)

Committe: Environment and Natural Resources

Party: Democratic

Family: Ron Grant (Husband), 2 Grown Children

Occupation: Grant Writer, Business Owner


Phone: (207) 582-5882 (home) (207) 215-3501 (cell) (207) 582-5882 (business)


Official Website

Address: P. O. Box 4, South Gardiner


2012 Election

General: Grant 2,095; Hanley 1,736
Primary: Grant 283; DeVane 187; Barter 161
Spending: Grant: $5,673.53 (Clean Elections Candidate) Bates: $2,775.00 (Privately Financed)
Endorsements: MCV; MSEA; EQME; AFL-CIO

In the News

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EA Robinson is in Brunswick Oct. 9 - Times Record

Analysis | The Trailer: Harris and Buttigieg are making similar pitches in Iowa - The Washington Post

4182 - NATIONAL Trans officer dies, James Baldwin, Edmund White, Trevor Project - Gay Lesbian Bi Trans News Archive - Windy City Times

In 'Olive, Again,' Elizabeth Strout's beloved character gets better with age - The Boston Globe

Emmys 2019: 'Game of Thrones,' 'Fleabag' take top honors - WCSH-WLBZ

Maine Community Foundation's Equity Fund seeks applications - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Freund's two goals lifts Crystal Lake Central past Woodstock North - Northwest Herald

Religion in the Public Schools | Pew Research Center - Pew Research Center's Religion and Public Life Project

Can a Pagan credit union break the spell of big banking? - The Outline

Mayor joins pride parade amid Poland's anti-LGBT campaign - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Fox Valley scoreboard for Saturday, Sept. 21 - Chicago Daily Herald

Film Shorts - Fort Worth Weekly

DuPage County scoreboard for Saturday, Sept. 21 - Chicago Daily Herald

Hershey beer, sassafras sickness, demolition mystery: News from around our 50 states - USA TODAY

Thousands turn out for Pride Portland! parade - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Abigail Hart is named 2019 Donald M. Gay Scholarship winner - Lewiston Sun Journal

MaineCF's Equity Fund seeks grant applications in support of LGBTQ organizations - Lewiston Sun Journal

Hyundai Hope On Wheels Presents Maine Medical Center With $100,000 Hyundai Impact Award Grant To Support Pediatric Cancer Programs - PRNewswire

Uber Bans Driver Accused of Kicking Couple Out of Car for Being Gay - NBC 10 Philadelphia

Gardiner officials to consider the mechanics of filling an empty council seat - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

As Democrats Eye Flipping Senate, Top-Tier Candidates Decide to Pass - The New York Times

Church ban on gay marriage, ordination draws backlash -

Man Charged in Threat to Kill Gays at St. Louis Pride Parade - U.S. News & World Report

Gardiner, Augusta candidates announce plans to run for Legislature - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Attorneys argue over Maine ban on public funding of religious schools - Press Herald

Sanford Pride Picnic set for June 1 - News - - Portsmouth, NH -

New 'It' film portrays painful true chapter of LGBT history - FOX 29

If He Can't Be Governor, He'll Try for Town Selectman - Roll Call

Colorado becomes first state to elect openly gay man as governor - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Michigan Grants Charter for New Credit Union to Serve LGBTQ Community - Credit Union Times

‘It: Chapter Two’: Andy Muschietti and Jessica Chastain Explain Brutal Hate Crime in Opening Scene - Variety

Former Gov. Dannel P. Malloy named chancellor of University of Maine System - Hartford Courant

The Daily 202: 'Why not lobsters?': Mainers plead with Trump to help an industry suffering from his trade war - The Washington Post

How a 'failure in leadership' undermined a push to expand monitoring of alleged domestic abusers - Bangor Daily News - Freepress Online

Same-Sex Couples Sue For The Right To Marry In Japan - Maine Public

Gardiner residents face off in House District 83 race - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Snowlion Rep Receives Grants For Production Of New Musical MESMERIZED - Broadway World

Celebrating the life of Charlie Howard - News - - Portsmouth, NH -

BUSHNELL ON BOOKS: 'It Seemed Like a Compliment to Me' and 'When You Find My Body' - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Freeport Democrat Sara Gideon nominated as Maine's next House speaker - Bangor Daily News

Democrats reintroduce Equality Act to ban LGBTQ discrimination -

Former Lisbon High School student who says she was assaulted in school parking lot gets protection order against alleged assailant - Times Record

Group backing Tillis calls him a ‘pro-LGBTQ Republican.’ What does the record say? - McClatchy Washington Bureau

Supreme Court evades another wedding cake dispute pitting gay rights against religious beliefs - USA TODAY

Senate confirms anti-LGBT judicial nominee who stood up for Kim Davis - Washington Blade

Trump promises to help religious adoption agencies that won't work with gay parents - Bangor Daily News

Court to take up LGBT rights in the workplace (Updated) - SCOTUSblog

It Chapter Two's Queer Subplot Is Too Subtextual to Be Scary Good - Gizmodo

LePage joins court brief seeking to allow companies to legally fire gay or transgender employees - Press Herald

What Wasn't Said at the LGBTQ Forum - Instinct Magazine

Maine House rejects 'death with dignity' bill - Press Herald

Why REAL ID is 'Dangerous ID' - The Maine Wire

After shunning it for 10 years, key Maine panel backs REAL ID compliance - WGME

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

'Red flag laws' offer tool for preventing some gun violence - Press Herald

Jason Ricci talks new album, time in Florida before Sarasota show - Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Portsmouth to honor the life and legacy of Charlie Howard -

Tom Waddell: The source of morality - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Influential Netflix show breaks boundaries - The Maine Campus

Stephen King Loved Insulting It: Chapter Two’s Stephen King Stand-In - Vanity Fair

Crowds revel in the 46th and final Old Port Fest (or is it?) - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Maine Lawyer Credited in Fight for Gay Marriage - New York Times

Nonbinary? Intersex? 11 U.S. states issuing third gender IDs - Thomson Reuters Foundation

Canon Solutions America Celebrates 5,000th imagePRESS Placement At Maine-based SFX America - PRNewswire

Episcopal bishops object to same-sex spouses' disinvitation to global conference - Religion News Service

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

Hancock County Court - The Ellsworth American

York High School Class of 2019 Top 10 Percent - News - - Portsmouth, NH -

Most Affordable LGBTQ-Friendly Colleges and Universities - Student Loan Hero

What Monuments Hide About the Civil War―and What Tearing Them Down Won’t Solve - TIME

Democrats pick Freeport's Rep. Sara Gideon to be next speaker of Maine House - Press Herald

Symposium: Justices to consider federal employment protection for LGBT employees - SCOTUSblog

Lisbon High School: Victim in alleged assault gets protection order from court - Lewiston Sun Journal

Sanford High School Honor Roll - Biddeford Journal Tribune

Luncheon celebrated women veteran's - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Inside the Fight to Ban Conversion Therapy for LGBTQ Youth Through State Laws -

Buttigieg joins race as face of new generation - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Pete Buttigieg Says Incarcerated People Shouldn't Get to Vote - GQ Magazine

YA literature has more LGBTQ characters than ever. Here are 5 books to read - PBS NewsHour

The “Dark Money” Shape-Shifter: From Marriage Equality to Campaign Finance - Capital Research Center

Catholic diocese quits Maine Council of Churches - Religion News Service

Ala. inmate convicted of gay hate crime fatally stabbed by another inmate - CorrectionsOne

America’s composers celebrated at orchestra’s concert - The Ellsworth American

LePage wants to align Maine with IRS, cut state income taxes by $111 million - Press Herald

The 50 Best TV Shows on Netflix Right Now - The New York Times

LGC Maine Standards announces VALIDATE® CM2 kit for easier linearity and calibration verification on Ortho VITROS® analyzers - Newswise

Factbox: List of states that legalized gay marriage - Reuters

Harvard announces $100K in grants to local nonprofits - Harvard Gazette

Circus show to go on, but not in Rockland - By Stephen Betts - Courier-Gazette & Camden Herald

House OKs sweeping bill to expand gay rights; Indiana's Brooks votes yes - Kokomo Tribune

Pride is still protest - News - - Portsmouth, NH -

Colby to Honor Five Distinguished Individuals at Commencement 2019 - Colby College

27 questions about 'It: Chapter Two' -

LGBT Network opens new, larger advocacy center - Newsday

Oxford Hills Middle School honor roll - Lewiston Sun Journal

Symposium: A trio of cases, a lot at stake - SCOTUSblog

GMO salmon, Tinder health, foundation fixes: News from around our 50 states - USA TODAY

Child rock climber, baby doll scare, real-life RoboCop: News from around our 50 states - USA TODAY

Maine Dems intensify same-sex marriage advocacy at Portland fundraiser - Bangor Daily News