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4 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News
Woodland Pulp will expand its pulp mill in Baileyville, an investment that will add 80 new jobs in one of Maine's poorest counties, Gov. Paul LePage announced Wednesday.
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4 hrs ago | Roll Call
The Super PAC of the United Steel Workers is moving hundreds of thousands of dollars to strengthen the state party working to elect a former steelworker as Governor.
The Maine Senate recently confirmed Gov. Paul LePage's nominee to head the Finance Authority of Maine, the state's quasi-independent agency that provides financing and education to local businesses.
The governor wants to beef up law enforcement, prosecutors and judges in the battle against drug abuse.
Police and prosecutors say Maine has a growing drug problem, especially with heroin and meth-amphetamines.
Governor Paul R. LePage has issued a statement about the departure of Department of Corrections Commissioner Joseph Ponte, who has accepted a position as Commissioner of New York City's Department of Correction.
Over a year ago, Franklin Memorial Hospital announced that it was laying off nearly 40 employees, citing a 338 percent increase in free care provided to patients who have no health insurance.
In this Jan. 29, 2014, file photo, Attorney General Eric Holder testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington.
By Dominik Lobkowicz Businesses, small co-ops, and most nonprofits affected by the ice storm and snow storms in December and January will have access to low-interest loans to help them recover, according to a press release from the U.S. Small Business Administration.
Gov. Paul LePage makes a pitch to shrink the power of Maine's labor unions while offering details about his "Open for Business zones" proposal at a press conference in Brunswick on Monday.
Gov. Paul LePage outlined new legislation Monday designed to attract large businesses to Maine by providing 20 years' worth of corporate tax credits; offering sales tax exemptions and reimbursements, reducing energy costs and creating so-called "right to work" zones.
The patient is not responding. He is not breathing. Pupils are tiny. Pulse is weakening.
Elections for governor could provide some good news for Democrats this fall, giving them the chance to regain ground in a few states where the party has had good fortune recently.
While the state is sharing only a fraction of the mandated share of income and sales taxes with cities and towns, the new money may fend off property tax spikes.
A proposal from the federal government to make more specific workplace safety data available online could violate individuals' privacy and embarrass employers and workers, Maine officials said this week.