TweetAUGUSTA – State Democratic leaders have suspended a rule providing for transparency in the proceedings of the Legislature. Senate President Justin L. Alfond (D-Cumberland) and Speaker of the House Mark W. Eves (D-North Berwick) informed lawmakers in an email Wednesday that they are suspending the public notice requirement for advertising public hearings. “Effective today, the [...]
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TweetWith Bill lauded even by his political opponents and Hillary enjoying success as secretary of state, there’s a new groundswell among Democrats to secure the succession and back a Clinton run for the White House in 2016.
TweetBETHEL — The Maine Mineral and Gem Museum will host a groundbreaking reception from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5, at 103 Main St. Participants who want to learn more about the new museum, which is scheduled to open to the public next summer, are asked to RSVP by Friday, Sept. 28, by calling [...]
TweetThe Obama administration is famous for its crony capitalism. It’s famous for wasting money on disastrous investments like Solyndra to pay off its political allies. It now appears, however, that they go a step further: they put public funds in bad investment loans, then double down on their bad loans with free cash grants.
TweetImagine that you are out on your property, and you are approached by three Police Officers, one of them armed with an assault rifle. They tell you that you are inconveniencing a large developer [who happens to give lots and lots of money to the Governor], and that you have to leave your own land. [...]
TweetOn July 1, CMP customers suffered a 19.6% increase in electrical transmission rates. They did so rather unknowingly because to the best of our knowledge none of the state’s newspapers thought this was news enough to write about it, to say nothing of connecting the dots in an investigative piece. Here are just a few [...]
TweetLegislature should uphold veto and reaffirm commitment to fiscal responsibility PORTLAND – Lance Dutson, Chief Executive Officer of The Maine Heritage Policy Center, today issued the following statement in support of Governor LePage’s decision to veto a bond for “research and development”: “Governor LePage, Senate President Raye, and Speaker Nutting have made admirable strides toward [...]