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28 min ago | Bangor Daily News

Biding time: Can Maine shorten its waitlists for disabled residents seeking support services?

While acrimonious debate about Medicaid expansion, tax policy and labor laws marked the winter's legislative session, lawmakers this week united around a $30 million bill to bring the state budget into balance.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, US Governors

1 hr ago | Capital Weekly

"In order that people may be happy in their work, these three things...

"In order that people may be happy in their work, these three things are needed: they must be fit for it; they must not do too much of it; and they must have a sense of success in it."

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5 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

39-37-20: LePage takes the lead! Will it last?

Ethan : Oh, you must be referring to the new poll that shows Gov. Paul LePage leading all comers 39 percent to 37 percent for Mike Michaud to 20 percent for Eliot Cutler.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Susan Collins, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Maine, Olympia Snowe, Maine Government

7 hrs ago | Capital Weekly

Gift of art honors fallen soldier

The mayor, local law enforcement officers, members of The American Legion and family members gathered at Hansen Jewelers Saturday, April 12, to honor the memory of Staff Sgt.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Congress.org

GMO Labeling on the Horizon? Vermont Senate Passes Labeling Bill, Gears Up for Litigation

On Wednesday, the Vermont Senate overwhelmingly passed HB 112 , a bill that would require the labeling of all food sold in the state containing genetically modified ingredients and meant for human consumption.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Peter Shumlin, US Politics, US News, Representative John Campbell, Republican, US House of Representatives, Healthcare Law, Law

Kennebec Journal

LePage signs bill calling for removal of some local highway signs

Gov. Paul LePage has signed a bill that will remove or alter a quarter of signs on Maine highways directing motorists toward secondary destinations.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Maine, Bangor, ME, Brewer, ME, Winthrop, ME

Kennebec Journal

Final-hours push for Maine Medicaid expansion appears headed for another LePage veto

House Speaker Mark Eves and the Democratic controlled Legislature made a last-ditch effort Thursday to expand Medicaid health coverage to more than 60,000 Mainers.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Maine, Medicaid, Health, Maine Government, US News, US Governors

State of Maine

Maine Faces $7 Million in Fines for Failing to Meet Welfare Work Requirements

AUGUSTA – Governor Paul R. LePage announced today that Maine faces a $7.1 million penalty because its Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program failed to meet work participation rates in 2011.

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State of Maine

Governor LePage Designates $20,000 in Contingency Funds for Penquis Journey House - 4/17/2014

AUGUSTA – Governor LePage has designated $20,000 from his contingency funds to support the continuation of services offered by the Penquis Journey House in Dexter.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Family, Parenting, Piscataquis County, ME

Kennebec Journal

Maine bill to hold OUI offenders more accountable approved

The measure allows prosecutors to consider a drunk driver's lifetime felony offenses, rather than being limited to looking back 10 years.

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Related Topix: Scarborough, ME, US Governors, Prison, Portland, ME

WMTW-TV Auburn

8 Things You Need To Know on Thursday, April 17

The new ferry that will connect Maine to Nova Scotia is arriving in Portland today, and two abandoned dogs are in need of a home.

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Related Topix: Portland, ME, US Governors

Daily Kos

Cheers and Jeers: Thursday

Are you looking for a convenient way to celebrate Easter while also protecting your precious financial assets? If so, here's good news! Now you can arrange a one-on-one consultation with The Onepercenter Bunny! That's right.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Easter, Maine, US Governors

Bangor Daily News

Maine People's Alliance's Twisted View Of Maine Voters

The Maine People's Alliance is truly showing itself to be a deplorable machine geared on constant negativity.

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Related Topix: Maine, Maine Government, US Governors, Portland, ME, Scarborough, ME

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Kennebec Journal

Poll shows LePage, Michaud in virtual tie in Maine race for governor

The survey gives the governor a slight lead - his first in public poll - but margin of error, other surveys indicates dead heat.

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Related Topix: Susan Collins, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Maine, US Governors, Cellphones

State of Maine

Governor Administers Oath to Justice Daniel Billings and Judge William Schneider

AUGUSTA – Governor Paul R. LePage administered the oath Tuesday to Judge William Schneider of the Maine District Court.

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Related Topix: Maine, Maine Government, US Governors, University of Maine School of Law

Bangor Daily News

Restart of East Millinocket mill delayed as firms clash on electricity agreement

Negotiations between two companies over electricity sales that would help restart a local paper mill have devolved into finger-pointing and delayed indefinitely the mill's resumption of production, officials said Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Millinocket, ME, East Millinocket, ME, US Governors

Bangor Daily News

Bill to broaden access to overdose antidote wins unanimous Maine Senate approval

The Maine Senate on Wednesday gave initial approval to a bill that broadens access to a medication meant to counter deadly overdoses of opiate-based drugs, including prescription painkillers and heroin.

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Related Topix: Maine, Drugs, US Governors, Freeport, ME

Bangor Daily News

New poll shows Gov. LePage leading Michaud 39 to 37 - Cutler at 20

The new SMS Pan Atlantic 43rd Omnibus poll shows Governor Paul LePage in the lead for the first time since Congressman Michael Michaud and Eliot Cutler entered the race.

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Related Topix: US Governors, US House of Representatives, Michael Michaud, US Politics, Democrat, US News

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Switched

Maine Poised To Pass Lifesaving Anti-Overdose Bill

After unanimous approval from state House lawmakers on Monday, Maine's legislature appears poised to pass a lifesaving anti-overdose bill despite a veto threat from Gov. Paul LePage .

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Related Topix: US Governors, Drugs, Quincy, MA

State of Maine

Governor LePage Announces Availability of Northern Border Regional Commission Grant Funds

AUGUSTA – Governor Paul R. LePage announced today that the Maine Department of Economic and Community Development is accepting applications for grant funds provided by the Northern Border Regional Commission .

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