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8 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News
Maine Conservation Voters Action Fund) shows Governor Paul LePage and Congressman Mike Michaud statistically tied in the race for governor with Cutler trailing at 10%. The survey sampled 1,059 likely voters for a margin of error of +/-3%, at the 95% confidence level.
18 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News
A state effort to recapture revenue Maine loses in alcohol sales to New Hampshire by lowering prices is underway, but some state officials and others worry the effort isn't being implemented as aggressively as first intended. And they worry that Maine may never get the revenue first projected.
Governor Paul R. LePage joined Maine Securities Administrator Judith Shaw in announcing the release of findings from a pilot project in which the Office of Securities participated to better understand the cybersecurity practices of state-registered investment advisers, which account for more than half of the registered investment advisers conducting business in the United States. "The security of confidential information is a critical concern to Maine State Government, and I'm pleased that the Office of Securities at the Department of Professional and Financial Regulation has participated in this important project," Governor LePage said.
Democrats running for Congress have distanced themselves from Obamacare this election cycle, but in five states, the party's gubernatorial candidates are rallying behind a push to expand Medicaid programs under the new federal healthcare law. According to The Hill , candidates in highly competitive races in Florida, Maine, Kansas, Wisconsin, and Georgia have all made the issue central to their platforms.
Independent gubernatorial candidate Eliot Cutler speaks with the media after a campaign stop at a Bangor Region Chamber of Commerce breakfast at Hilton Garden Inn in Bangor on Thursday. Saying Gratwick was "a good guy caught in a bad system," Cutler said he believes Gratwick has to toe his party's line, preventing him from expressing his own views publicly without potentially upsetting his party.
The three candidates for governor agree that energy costs in Maine are too high, but Republican Gov. Paul LePage, Democrat Mike Michaud and independent Eliot Cutler are deeply divided in their visions for the state's energy future. Throughout his first term, LePage has advocated for expanding natural gas infrastructure and access to hydropower from Quebec as a way to lower the state's electricity prices, which are among the highest in the nation.
Congratulations, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett . You've won the title of most vulnerable governor in America.
A liberal advocacy group is pressing for an investigation by Maine's attorney general into a conservative think tank, which secretly recorded an invitation-only conference call held last week by several immigrants' rights activists. Maine People's Alliance, one of the groups that participated in the call, wants an investigation into Steve Robinson, editor of the Maine Heritage Policy Center's media arm, The Maine Wire, who surreptitiously recorded the discussion and posted it online .
AUGUSTA – Governor Paul R. LePage and First Lady Ann M. LePage will pay tribute Thursday to those who lost their lives on September 11, 2001 and in the ensuing conflicts by attending remembrance ceremonies in Auburn and Freeport. Governor LePage will speak at the remembrance ceremony in Auburn, which begins at 8:30 a.m. at the Central Fire Station on Minot Avenue, and the First Lady will attend a special ceremony at 9:30 a.m. in Freeport at the corner of West Street and Main Street.
It's been six months since we last looked at the 36 gubernatorial races in the 2014 midterms. Since then, the Democrats have continued to gain a bit of ground on the GOP, though the overall balance of power in gubernatorial seats looks unlikely to change dramatically on Election Day.
J.W. Oliver A member of Gov. Paul LePage's cabinet will weigh in when Newcastle builds and debates its town budget next spring. The Newcastle Board of Selectmen unanimously appointed Maine Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Patricia "Pattie" Aho to fill a vacancy on the Newcastle Finance Committee Monday, Sept.
Maine Gov. Paul LePage says he supports a teenage mother's right to make medical decisions on behalf of her brain-damaged daughter, putting him at odds with child welfare workers who won a judge's approval for a do-not-resuscitate order. The Republican says Virginia Trask should be able to make medical decisions as long as her parental rights aren't revoked.
Republican Gov. Paul LePage supports a teenage mother's right to make medical decisions on behalf of her brain-damaged daughter, putting him at odds with child welfare workers who won a judge's approval for a do-not-resuscitate order. LePage said Monday in a statement that Virginia Trask should be able to make medical decisions, including lifting the judge-approved do-not-resuscitate order, as long as her parental rights aren't revoked.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 07:02 pm
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