LD 1453 Press Conference – Legalization of Marijuana
"The strength of our democracy lies in the engagement of our people. People can't get engaged if they can't eat."
- Diane Russell
"A good case can be made that the most extreme of the new crop of radical right-wing Republican governors is Maine's Paul LePage. An equally good case can be made that no one has caused LePage more frustration than Portland Democrat Russell. With deep roots in Maine, and a record of agitating for progressive causes, Russell battled to block a right-wing move to eliminate Maine's election-day-registration law."
- John Nichols, The Nation
2011 Progressive Honor Roll
Most Valuable State Representative
Designed by Rob Korobkin (c) 2012 - Authorized and paid for by Diane Russell.