Maine Government Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. How LePage's budget would radically change Maine schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    Gov. Paul LePage high-fives third-grader Tyler Alexander as he exits the performing arts center after signing LD 1609 into law at the Brewer Community School, April 4, 2016. AUGUSTA, Maine - Gov. Paul LePage, already known for making education reform a priority of his governorship, arguably has proposed his most sweeping changes yet.

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  2. Feeling blue? Rub some dirt on itRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    "I would rather feel bad in Maine, than feel good anywhere else" E.B. White's quote resonates with us Mainers. I've seen it written under Instagram photos of stunning scenic views, it's been turned into lovely pieces of page has used it.

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  3. Mead-maker to lead off Merryspring winter talk seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2017 | Capital Weekly

    Mead producer Sean Bailey will lead a presentation titled "Mead - What It Is, Was, and May Become" Tuesday, Jan. 24, at noon at Merryspring Nature Center. The first of the 2017 Winter Talk series, Bailey will speak about how mead, honey wine, is made and will offer tips for those interested in creating their own mead.

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  4. Trump, L. L. Bean, and the Peculiar Politics of MaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | New Yorker

    The state of Maine has carved out a peculiar place in American political life in recent years. Governor Paul LePage, who has served since 2011, is a Republican known for making inflammatory remarks , denouncing Hillary Clinton, and blacklisting news organizations that anger him, tendencies that may currently sound familiar.

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  5. Lawmakers to ask justices to advise on ranked choice votingRead the original story

    Jan 13, 2017 | Washington Times

    Republican Senate leaders say they will ask the state's highest court to weigh in on the constitutionality of a new voting scheme approved by voters last fall. The system would let Mainers ranked their preferred candidates.

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  6. Lynn Murphy, Chilmarker and Hurricane Carol hero, dies at 88Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    In this photo taken in 1997, Lynn Murphy, then in his late 60s, takes a rare moment to relax. -Susan Murphy Longtime Chilmarker Lynn Murphy died at home on Thursday morning.

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  7. Portland leftist defends L.L. BeanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | Power Line

    Yesterday, I wrote about the left's attempt to organize a boycott against L.L. Bean. The boycott is due to the fact that Linda Bean, granddaughter of the company founder and a member of its ten-member Board, contributed to the Trump campaign.

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  8. LePage administration right to delay minimum wage implementationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | Republican Journal

    The voters have spoken and now the minimum wage has risen to $15 per hour. On its face, this sounds wonderful but there's more to it than meets the eye.

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  9. Donald Trump thanks Linda Bean, tweets support for L.L.BeanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | Sun Journal

    Maine retail giant L.L.Bean on Thursday landed in the hot middle of the political warfare that has divided the nation when President-elect Donald Trump weighed in on a growing boycott of the company by progressives. Mentioning something directly related to Maine for the first time on his popular Twitter account, Trump tweeted his support Thursday morning for L.L.Bean heiress Linda Bean and the iconic company she's owned a piece of since the day she was born in 1941.

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  10. CEO: Maine health insurance co-op doing better than a year agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    Maine's only health insurance co-op lost $4.5 million in November 2016, more than double what it had planned for. "Despite the difficulties we've gone through, we're frankly a stronger company as a result," said CEO Kevin Lewis.

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  11. Foresters, feds unveil strategy to boost beleaguered industryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    Matt Erskine, deputy assistant secretary of commerce for economic development and chief operating officer of the Economic Development Administration, speaks on July 29, 2016, at the Process Development Lab at the University of Maine in Orono. A grapple skidder and a feller buncher work in the woods during a logging demonstration on Sept.

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  12. Couple preserves culture, history of northern Maine on videoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    Artist Bill Duncan a neighbor of the Jepsons on Madawaska Lake, experiments with a new painting technique on a beach in Punta Gorda, Florida. Stockholm native Dave Quist and his wife Genie take the Jepsons on a trip up the Silver River in rural Florida in March 2016.

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  13. Statement of the Governor on Linda BeanRead the original story

    Jan 12, 2017 | State of Maine

    AUGUSTA – Governor Paul R. LePage released Thursday the following statement regarding the shameful treatment of Linda Bean by a progressive group trying to destroy her reputation and damage her family's company: "Linda Bean is a great friend of the First Lady and I, and the L.L. Bean brand is impeccable. This company is not only an iconic brand in our state, but it is also a world-renowned retailer that represents the best of Maine and the U.S.A. The First Lady and I want to thank Linda for all she has contributed as a citizen and business woman to the State of Maine.

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  14. Stand up for Planned ParenthoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | Capital Weekly

    An announcement made late last week to strip millions in federal funds from Planned Parenthood as part of the Republican effort to repeal the universal health care law is troublesome. The defunding, if successful, would take away roughly $400 million in Medicaid funds nationwide the year after the cut is enacted, resulting in about 400,000 women losing access to care - 10,000 of those women live here in Maine.

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  15. Trump Tells Fans to Buy L.L. Bean, After Call for Trump-Related Boycott of the BrandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | Racked

    Donald Trump took to Twitter on Thursday morning to encourage his followers to shop at L.L. Bean, following a call for a boycott of its goods in light of one board member's support of him. L.L. Bean , the Maine-based brand best known for its duck boots and outdoor apparel, landed on the #GrabYourWallet boycott list , which aims to identify "retailers that do business with the Trump family."

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  16. LL Bean gets boost from Trump after progressives' boycott callRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    Good morning from Augusta, where we've reached a milestone: President-elect Donald Trump's Twitter account made Maine news for the first time this morning by backing our most iconic company in a social media fight about him. That's the call for a boycott of L.L. Bean by a progressive group .

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  17. Gov. Paul LePage takes message to cordial outlets, ignores other mediaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | Sun Journal

    In this Dec. 19, 2016, file photo, Maine Republican Gov. Paul LePage arrives in the House Chamber at the State House in Augusta, Maine. LePage has gone three months without a press conference and has retreated to friendly talk-radio stations and conservative online outlets.

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  18. The right man at the right time for governor - Part IRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    After serving five terms in the U.S. House of Representatives, Israel Washburn Jr. won election in 1860 as governor of Maine. A Republican, he took office on January 2, 1861 - and promptly inherited a shooting war.

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  19. Senator Kim Rosen to chair Criminal Justice and Public Safety CommitteeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2017 | Weekly Packet

    Maine State Senator Kim Rosen has once again been chosen by Senate President Michael Thibodeau to chair the Maine Legislature's Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee. The Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee is responsible for establishing the state's criminal code and sentencing guidelines and oversees the Departments of Public Safety and Corrections as well as the Maine Emergency Management Agency.

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  20. Maine medical marijuana dispensaries want early entry to recreational marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    Maine's largest medical marijuana dispensary group is behind legislation that would allow dispensaries to sell into the state's impending recreational market as rules for a wider distribution system are crafted. The move could give Maine's eight dispensaries a leg up on market share in the new marijuana environment, with an advocate for caregivers - the home-growers who are the other key constituency in the state's medical marijuana market - calling the proposal a "money grab."

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