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51 min ago | SeacoastOnline

Think Again has eyes on Maine Turnpike Authority

Torbert Macdonald on Monday night is expected to seek $15,000 from the Board of Selectmen - of which he is a member - to hire an engineering firm to review a report being prepared by the Maine Turnpike Authority on the viability of the York toll plaza.

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Related Topix: York, ME, US Governors

5 hrs ago | The Washington Monthly

Medicaid Expansion Is Good For You

At the New Yorker Sam Wang took a fresh look at gubernatorial polling in competitive states and noticed something: Republicans who accepted the Affordable Care Act's Medicaid expansion are doing much better than those who are fighting it.

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Related Topix: New York, US News, US Governors, Tom Corbett, Nathan Deal, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives

9 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

Court ruling means formerly maxed-out donors could add $526,500 to Cutler's coffers

A court ruling issued Friday will allow Independent Eliot Cutler's campaign to double up on contributions from individual supporters.

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13 hrs ago | Lincoln County News

Governor Tours Lincoln County Businesses

Maine Gov. Paul LePage talks with composite technician Scott Alley during a tour of the Hodgdon Yachts Inc. facility in East Boothbay Wednesday, Aug. 20. Gov. Paul LePage was in Lincoln County Aug. 20 to tour businesses in East Boothbay and Newcastle, speak at Republican headquarters in Damariscotta, and attend a fundraiser in Bristol Mills.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Maine, Lincoln County, ME, Boothbay, ME, East Boothbay, ME, Newcastle, ME

17 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

Christie heading to Ohio in September

Christie says his schedule next month will also include a return to Maine to campaign for Gov. Paul LePage as well as stops in South Carolina and North Carolina.

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21 hrs ago | SeacoastOnline

Maine GOP comes under fire for campaign mailer

Democrats are calling on the Republican Party to retract campaign mailers that they say falsely blame gubernatorial candidate Mike Michaud for the loss of jobs at a paper mill in northern Maine.

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Related Topix: US News, Michael Michaud, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Senator Angus King, East Millinocket, ME, US Governors

Thu Aug 21, 2014

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Industry group leads push for Maine's southern counties to use...

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Aug. 22--PORTLAND, Maine -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is preparing for seven southern Maine counties to transition to lower-emitting reformulated gasoline, a proposal supported by the fuel industry-led Maine Energy Marketers Association.

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Related Topix: Maine, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Portland, ME, US Governors

The Washington Monthly

Day's End and Night Watch

In other words, he has zero evidence. * James Fallows makes the case for third-party gubernatorial candidate in Maine, Eliot Cutler .

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Related Topix: Rick Perry, US Governors, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Angus King, Maine

Bangor Daily News

Heat of the Moment: Plans from State Officials, Energy Companies & Maine's Next Governor

Together with our partners and sponsors, E2Tech is pleased to host this special event to help business and homeowners make cost-effective and thoughtful decisions ahead of the heating season.

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Related Topix: Maine, US Governors

Lincoln County News

Governor and First Lady Buy Home in Boothbay

Maine First Lady Ann LePage speaks at The Lincoln Home in Newcastle May 14, 2013.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Boothbay, ME, US Governors, Damariscotta, ME, Calais, ME, Waterville, ME

Bangor Daily News

York County chamber cancels next week's gubernatorial debate after LePage turns down invite

Gov. Paul LePage has turned down a gubernatorial debate in Kittery on Aug. 27, prompting the Greater York Region Chamber of Commerce to pull out of the event.

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Related Topix: US Governors, York County, ME, Kittery, ME, York, ME, Eliot, ME, Cape Neddick, ME

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Atlantic

Third Party Watch in Maine

In most states, third-party candidacies are pipe dreams. Maine is one of the rare states in which independent candidates can and do win.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Angus King, Susan Collins, Republican, Olympia Snowe, Journalism, US Governors

NewsOK.com

New England governors' energy effort on hold

A nearly year-long effort by New England's governors to collectively address the region's high energy costs is on hold now that some have voiced concerns about the initiative's dual strategy of importing Canadian hydropower and investing in new natural gas pipelines.

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Related Topix: Deval Patrick, US Governors

WMTW-TV Auburn

Gubernatorial campgian ads hit the airwaves

Candidates in the race for the Blaine house have started airing their campaign television ads.

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Related Topix: Maine, US News, US Governors, University of Southern Maine

Bangor Daily News

Advocates decry LePage rule change that could kick 12,000 off food stamps

A proposed rule change by Gov. Paul LePage that could see about 12,000 food stamp recipients lose eligibility for the program on Jan. 1 was decried by advocacy groups Tuesday during a public hearing held by the Department of Health and Human Services.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Jay, ME, Life, Food, Nutrition, Portland, ME

Herald Gazette

Your questions for the candidates

We posed the question in an online poll asking what local residents would like to ask candidates running for office in November.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Searsport, ME, US Governors

Bangor Daily News

LePage spokesperson filibusters on Sovereign Citizen meetings on 207

Governor Paul LePage's campaign strategist and spokesperson, Brent Littlefield, appeared on the TV show 207 last night to respond to my book, As Maine Went , which I discussed on the program a few weeks ago.

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Newberry Observer

Lawmakers and school officials: Stay out of our bodily wastes

Why is it that the same conservatives who so desperately want "big government" out of our lives are at the same time so darn eager to have officials involved in our urination? Despite major studies showing that suspicion-less drug testing is not an effective means of identifying or deterring drug use, state and federal officials continue to promote ... (more)

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Related Topix: Drug Testing, Florida, OH, Rick Scott, US Governors, Opinion

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Bangor Daily News

LePage gives raises to executive staff, withholds raises for 100 state attorneys

Roughly 100 attorneys working for the state have been waiting nearly two months to receive substantial raises approved by the Legislature but held up by Gov. Paul LePage.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Healthcare Law, US Governors

State of Maine

Governor To Celebrate Maine Farm Days

AUGUSTA – On Wednesday, Governor Paul R. LePage will join hundreds of agriculture enthusiasts at Maine Farm Days in Clinton.

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Related Topix: Maine, Agriculture, Science, US Governors

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