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6 hrs ago | The Wall Street Journal

White House Tries to Ease Governors' Worries on Child Migrants

Responding to anxiety in the states about the child migration crisis, the White House worked to ease governors concerns in a conference call Tuesday.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Alabama

11 hrs ago | State of Maine

Governor LePage Urges Mainers to Ask Congress to Fix the Government Takeover of Health Care

AUGUSTA – Governor Paul R. LePage issued a statement today about a ruling that would prevent the federal government from providing subsidies for health care insurance in dozens of states that use the federal insurance exchange, including Maine.

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Related Topix: Maine, US News, US Governors, Susan Collins, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Michael Michaud, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Olympia Snowe

23 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

Illegal immigration fight works for LePage but won't change the race

Maine Gov. Paul LePage's campaign is probably pretty pleased one of the hottest national political issues right now is the debate over illegal immigration.

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Related Topix: Maine, Immigration Reform, US News, Illegal Immigration, US Governors

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Herald Gazette

My mistake, yes, you cannot vote here in Maine. Can't say I am unhappy with that news.

I don't do politics. Common sense dictates that if you want to keep a friend you don't discuss two topics with them: Religion and Politics.

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Related Topix: Maine, US Governors, Social Security, Medicare, Personal Finance, Health

Switched

Deval Patrick Aims To Unseat Fellow Governor Paul LePage

Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick campaigned on Monday for Rep. Mike Michaud , who is running to unseat Maine Gov. Paul LePage .

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Related Topix: US Governors, Deval Patrick, Peter Shumlin, US Politics, Representative Gabrielle Giffords, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Illinois

WTEN-TV Albany

Michaud gets a boost from 2 New England governors

Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick and Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin say Mainers should elect someone who's willing to work with other New England governors on regional issues.

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Related Topix: Deval Patrick, US Governors, Peter Shumlin, Maine

State of Maine

Governor LePage Signs Agreement with New Brunswick Premier

AUGUSTA – Governor Paul R. LePage signed a memorandum of agreement today with Premier David Alward of New Brunswick to encourage economic development and support job creation between Maine and the Canadian Province.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Gubernatorial candidates see eye to eye - mostly - on...

Areas for agreement between the three major candidates for governor will likely be few and far between, but here is one: Neither Republican Gov. Paul LePage, Democrat Mike Michaud or independent Eliot Cutler is sold on the proposal to build a private east-west highway.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Maine, Construction, Cianbro, Calais, ME, Dexter, ME, Sangerville, ME

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Sunherald.com

Maine's nursing home funding challenges to remain

Officials hope the one-time money will stem the tide and prevent the closure of more nursing homes for now but emphasize that uncertainty remains as the state attempts to undo years of underfunding and grapples with a rapidly graying population.

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Related Topix: US News, US Governors, Healthcare Law, Law, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Long Term Care, Health

Bangor Daily News

Grim economy in Katahdin region divides political loyalties in governor's race

U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud, who is the Democratic nominee in the 2014 governor's race, talks with Warren Brown of East Millinocket during the town's Summerfest weekend.

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Related Topix: Millinocket, ME, East Millinocket, ME, Medway, ME, US News, US Governors

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Governor designates $25,000 to Downeast Salmon Federation

Gov. Paul R. LePage has designated $25,000 from his contingency funds for the Downeast Salmon Federation to support operations and construction at the East Machias Aquatic Research Center.

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Related Topix: Machias, ME, Columbia-Falls, ME, US Governors, University of Maine at Machias

State of Maine

Officials Say Recent Storms Serve as Reminder about Actions Residents ...

Officials Say Recent Storms Serve as Reminder about Actions Residents Should Take to Stay Safe and Protect Property During Severe Weather Governor Paul R. LePage and Insurance Superintendent Eric Cioppa urged Maine residents on Friday to recognize that severe summer weather poses a threat to life and property, and they called recent strong storms a ... (more)

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Related Topix: Weather, Maine Government, Maine, US Governors

WMTW-TV Auburn

8 Things You Need To Know on Friday, July 18

Governor LePage says there will be additional funding to help out the state's nursing homes, stocks are down amid global tensions and the new IPhone will get a major upgrade.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Financial Markets, Somerset County, ME, St. Albans, ME, Train Disaster

WMTW-TV Auburn

Friday headlines from WMTW News 8

YOU ARE WATCHING NEWS 8 NOW, I'M MEGHAN TORJUSSEN. I'M KATIE THOMPSON. FIRE INVESTIGATORS NOW SAY SPARKS FROM A PAN-AM TRAIN CAUSED THE MAY 8TH FIRE THAT SCORCHED LAND IN FOUR TOWNS.

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Related Topix: Biddeford, ME, Scarborough, ME, Weather, St. Albans, ME, US Governors

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Sun Journal

Income and tax levels for candidates in Maine governor's race vary greatly

One pays more in state property taxes than he would earn as governor. One pays property taxes in Florida but not in Maine.

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Related Topix: Maine, Maine Government, US Governors, Millinocket, ME, East Millinocket, ME, Medway, ME

WMTW-TV Auburn

Gov. LePage announces new funding for nursing homes

Gov. Paul LePage announced his administration found $25.4 million to help fund 100 nursing homes.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Lubec, ME

Bangor Daily News

Auburn's Jim Wellehan, owner of Lamey-Wellehan, featured in...

Wellehan, the second generation of family leadership for the business founded in 1914, got recent social media mentions from President Barack Obama for his participation in a video campaign about raising the federal minimum wage.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Rockland, ME, US Governors

Bangor Daily News

Asylum seekers ask to join suit challenging LePage ban on aid to undocumented immigrants

Two women seeking asylum from the country of Burundi have asked to join a lawsuit challenging a state policy proposed by Gov. Paul LePage that would eliminate reimbursement to communities that provide General Assistance to undocumented immigrants and asylum seekers.

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Related Topix: US News, Illegal Immigration, US Governors, Portland, ME, Westbrook, ME

State of Maine

Governor LePage Announces Additional Funding for Elderly in Nursing Homes

For Immediate Release: Thursday, July 17, 2014 Contact: Adrienne Bennett, Press Secretary, 207-287-2531 *Please note funding document linked below AUGUSTA – With several Maine nursing homes on the brink of closure, Governor Paul R. LePage and Department of Health and Human Services Commissioner Mary Mayhew announced today that Maine nursing ... (more)

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Related Topix: Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), US Governors, Maine, Maine Government, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicine, Nursing

The Brad Blog

Kansas Republicans Reject Koch Brothers' Radical Libertarian Economics, Endorse Democrat

Brad takes on a bunch of lies this week that just won't die this week -- from e-cigs to Ann Coulter's voter fraud to 'global cooling' to the death penalty to marriage equality in Mississippi and more... Divesting from fossil fuels; Germany gives $1b to int'l climate fund; Australia slides back to repeal carbon tax; All-electric Formula E racing ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Sam Brownback, US Senate, Republican, Tea Party, North Carolina, US Governors

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