Maine Government Newswire (Page 9)

Maine Government Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. Governor LePage Has Repeatedly Offered and Continues to Call for Tax Relief CompromiseRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2015 | State of Maine

    AUGUSTA – Governor Paul R. LePage and a majority of Republicans Legislators, including Leadership in the House Representatives, are standing firm to include in the budget meaningful tax relief for the people of Maine. However, unwillingness from Democrats, led by Speaker Mark Eves, is causing increased chatter of a failure to reach a compromise.

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  2. Panel to examine LePage's Public Utilities Commission pickRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    A legislative panel will soon get a chance to question Republican Gov. Paul LePage's nominee to the Maine Public Utilities Commission. The Energy, Utilities and Technology Committee will hold a hearing on Thursday to consider Bruce Williamson's nomination to the board that regulates the state's utilities.

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  3. GOP ought to hope four words dona t kill ObamacareRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | HeraldNet

    How many politicians, aides, lobbyists, lawyers, insurance moguls, professional groups and interns - both the political and medical kind - agonized over the details in the Affordable Care Act? The number is big. But despite thousands of hands in the kitchen, the final product included four words that cast doubt on a cornerstone of the reforms - subsidies for those buying coverage on federal health insurance exchanges.

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  4. LePage plan to seize authority over attorney general gets lukewarm receptionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    Proposals by Gov. Paul LePage to dramatically expand his power over constitutional officers met skepticism from lawmakers and the public during a hearing on the bills held Wednesday afternoon. The governor has submitted three bills to amend the state's constitution to change the selection process of top state officials, including the attorney general, state treasurer and secretary of state In Maine, those three constitutional officers are elected every two years by the Legislature.

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  5. Lincolnville | $155,000Read the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | Herald Gazette

    This immaculate and well maintained 3 bedroom home is conveniently located between Camden and Belfast. Close to public swimming and hiking areas.

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  6. New and familiar faces ready to play for the MooseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    With the first pitch less than two weeks away, here are six players who are looking forward to playing ball as Sanford Mainers for the New England Collegiate Baseball League at historic Goodall Park this summer. Familiarity and routine are sometimes what a player looks for.

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  7. Federal rule will safeguard drinking water for 500,000 MainersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    Drinking water for nearly 500,000 Maine residents will be protected under federal regulations announced Wednesday by President Barack Obama's administration. The new rule aims to safeguard streams and wetlands from pollution and development.

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  8. Maine jobless rate decreased slightly in April on smaller workforceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    The estimate of unemployment in Maine dropped slightly in April to 4.7 percent from 4.8 percent the month before. April's decrease in the number of reported Mainers seeking employment was driven by a lower estimate of the total workforce and an increase in the estimate of the total people employed.

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  9. Mainers aren't buying the latest social media craze: Trying to...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    More than 2 million people and counting have used the social media hashtag #charliecharliechallenge, referring to the Ouija-board-like game in which people try to contact demons and post their results on Twitter, Instagram or other platforms. For those who aren't part of that crowd of 2 million, the "game" basically goes like this: The player separates a paper into four quadrants, with two featuring the answer "yes" and two featuring "no."

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  10. LePage move to wrest more power from Legislature gets public hearing todayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    Hello from Augusta, where Gov. Paul LePage will receive his public hearings today on a handful of bills designed to create a new position of lieutenant governor, and change the way Maine chooses its attorney general and state treasurer. The three bills, all sponsored on LePage's behalf by Rep. Joel Stetkis, D-Canaan, would amend Maine's constitution as relates to constitutional officers.

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  11. Positive Messages Hit the Mark Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington TimesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 | Washington Times

    Imagine General Motors trying to sell you a Chevy truck by airing an ad featuring a Ford F-150 pickup truck bursting into flames, killing a family of four and ending with anguished relatives waiting for news of their loved ones in a hospital emergency room. This kind of depressing, fear-driven, scorched-earth, negative advertising has dominated political advertising for the past 20 years.

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  12. LePage announces 3 nominees to the Maine Superior CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    Douglas was appointed to the Maine District Court in 2002 by former independent Gov. Angus King. Before that, the Ocean Park resident was a lawyer at Pierce Atwood and chief legal counsel to King.

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  13. LePage nominates 3 district court judges to Maine Superior CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    Gov. Paul LePage on Tuesday nominated Judges Wayne R. Douglas, Bruce C. Mallonee and Lance E. Walker to the Maine Superior Court. "I am pleased to nominate three individuals with distinguished records on the bench," said LePage in a written statement.

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  14. Maine service members lost since 9/11 honored at State HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 | Sun Journal

    David Cote, a major in the U.S. Marine Corps, left, talks with state Sen. Anne Haskell, D-Portland, about a case displaying memorial stones from the Summit Project. The project honors servicemen and women from Maine who have lost their lives in the line of duty since Sept.

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  15. Two vying for selectman seat in ThomastonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 | Herald Gazette

    Incumbent Greg Hamlin hopes to retain his seat for another three-year term to see some of the projects he has helped begin through completion, while fellow resident Alex Nimon wants to focus on developing programs to keep youth in the town. Hamlin, a native Mainer, is now retired following a combined 40-year career at FMC/Marine Colloids and Pen Bay Medical Center/Penbay Healthcare.

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  16. Governor Announces Judicial Nominations to the Maine Superior CourtRead the original story

    May 26, 2015 | State of Maine

    AUGUSTA – Governor Paul R. LePage today announced the nomination of Judge Wayne R. Douglas, Judge Bruce C. Mallonee and Judge Lance E. Walker, each to serve as a Justice of the Maine Superior Court. "I am pleased to nominate three individuals with distinguished records on the bench," said LePage.

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  17. Why I Want To Stop Watching 'Game Of Thrones'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2015 | Forbes.com

    I am the homepage editor and cover whatever crosses my keyboard. Before joining Forbes, I wrote for The New York Times, The Boston Globe, The Daily and POLITICO.

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  18. Out of the mouths of babes. What it's like to have a disabilityRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    For what seemed like an eternity, but was barely a minute, Shannon Grady's third graders at Small School in South Portland had to pair up and stare at each other. There was Kelly Corbin, the adult in the pink shirt standing in the middle of the kids, asked how it felt - to be stared at and to stare at someone else.

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  19. It is time to Put Maine to WorkRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2015 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    It's no secret that we need to jump start our economy. Maine families are working harder, but it is more difficult to get ahead or even keep up.

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  20. In the Midst of County Jail System Chaos, Two Bridges Aces InspectionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2015 | Lincoln County News

    Chairman of the Lincoln and Sagadahoc Mulitcounty Jail Authority Mark Waltz congratulates and thanks Levon Travis for his work as policy and training compliance officer, which helped Two Bridges Regional Jail achieve a near perfect score on its biannual Department of Corrections inspection. While the future of the county jail system hangs in the Legislature with sustained state funding in doubt, Two Bridges Regional Jail passed its biannual Maine Department of Corrections inspection with a near perfect score.

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