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15 min ago | Republican Journal

Everybody I speak with, whether they're a Democrat, Republican, or...

Everybody I speak with, whether they're a Democrat, Republican, or Independent, agrees that Maine's welfare system has gotten out of control.

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4 hrs ago | Watersblogged

University of New England Celebrates New Campus in Morocco

US Ambassador to Morocco Dwight L. Bush, Sr. and Maine Governor Paul LePage attended the dedication ceremony at UNE's new Tangier Campus.

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8 hrs ago | Kennebec Journal

Criticized provider wins new contracts for MaineCare rides program

An out-state rides broker that had been criticized for its performance won new contracts for four of six regions to provide non-emergency medical transportation for MaineCare patients, the Maine Department of Health and Human Services announced Thursday.

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Related Topix: US Governors, York County, ME, Bangor, ME

16 hrs ago | State of Maine

Governor Highlights Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day - 4/23/2014

AUGUSTA – Thursday, April 24, is recognized nationally as Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

Kennebec Journal

Our Opinion: Food hubs would link small Maine farms to new markets

An organization in rural Mississippi takes fresh fruit and vegetables from 25 farms and distributes it to 152 school districts, making healthy, local food part of more than 60 million school meals last year.

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Related Topix: Maine, Education Etc., Agriculture, Science, US Governors, Opinion

Sun Journal

LePage nominates PUC alternates to overcome stalemate in Poland Spring case

Gov. Paul LePage has nominated three retired judges to serve as alternates on the Maine Public Utilities Commission in an effort to move forward consideration of a 25-year water sales contract between Nestle Waters North America, the owner of Poland Spring, and its Fryeburg water supplier.

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Bangor Daily News

Rep. Dunphy's Bill to Help Anson-Madison Water District to Become Law

A bill introduced by Rep. Larry Dunphy to aid the Anson and Madison Water District has been signed by Governor Paul LePage and is expected to become law on July 30, or 90 days after the Legislature's expected adjournment on May 1. Anson and Madison merged their water districts in 2011 upon an act of the legislature and have been working their way ... (more)

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State of Maine

Innovative Electromechanical Manufacturer to Establish Operations in Camden

AUGUSTA – Sierra Peaks Corporation, a New Mexico-based company that develops and manufactures superior acoustic miniature microphones and other communications related devices, is planning to invest more than $3,000,000 in two facilities in Camden.

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Sun Journal

Union representing FairPoint workers blasts LePage veto of new standards for telecom mergers

Officials at the union that represents most employees of FairPoint Communications say telephone and broadband customers remain exposed to the negative consequences of a bad merger or acquisition after Gov. Paul LePage on Friday vetoed a bill setting new standards for such a deal.

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Related Topix: US Governors, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (Electricians, Wiremen, and Linemen)

Bangor Daily News

Tuesday, April 22, 2014: Welfare reform, Rebecca Wyke, virtual...

I was surprised but pleased to see Gov. Paul LePage's commissioners write about the merits of my Ticket-to-Work law , which will truly improve our anti-poverty programs.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Maine, Boothbay, ME, Opinion

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Bangor Daily News

LePage vetoes bills to report on welfare misuse probes and refine freedom-of-access law

Gov. Paul LePage on Tuesday vetoed a bill that would require the Department of Health and Human Services to produce annual reports of investigations involving the misuse of public benefits and blamed Democrats for failing to find funding for it.

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Kennebec Journal

Skowhegan downtown parking plan unveiled

Town officials, contractors and engineers working on a $400,000 makeover of the downtown municipal parking lot presented their plans Tuesday in a public meet-and-greet session at the Town Office.

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Bangor Daily News

On Earth Day, Michaud takes digs at LePage's environmental, energy record

U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud speaks at an Earth Day press conference on Yarmouth waterfront on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Yarmouth, ME, Alternative Energy, Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Maine, Education Etc.

Bangor Daily News

National magazine: Maine's high schools rank among best in the US

Maine's education system earned accolades Tuesday from a national publication that says the state has some of the best high schools in the country and that, overall, Maine ties California for high quality high schools.

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Bangor Daily News

Tax Incentives to Outside Businesses Never the Key to Economic Growth

The Legislature wrapped up most of its work last week, including driving the final nail in the coffin of Governor LePage's so-called "Open for Business Zones."

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Sun Journal

LePage celebrating new UNE campus in Morocco

Maine Gov. Paul LePage is visiting Morocco to celebrate the opening of the University of New England's new campus in Tangier.

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Related Topix: Travel, Morocco Travel, Africa Travel, US Governors, University of New England, Bangor, ME

Daily Kos

Cheers and Jeers: Tuesday

A bison throw a cigarette butt out a car window A flock of geese blow the top off a mountain A seal cause an oil spill A hippo drive a Hummer A lemur leave the faucet dripping A raccoon go out for the evening and leave all the lights in the house on A bobcat fight legislation to lower smokestack emissions A songbird sing "Drill Baby, Drill" A panda ... (more)

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Kennebec Journal

Skowhegan selectmen decide not to regulate digital signs

Even as a bill to remove or relocate dozens of informational signs along Maine's interstate highways was signed into law last week by Gov. Paul LePage, Skowhegan town officials said "No" to establishing a town ordinance regulating electronic or digital signs.

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Kennebec Journal

Raye-Poliquin race one to watch at GOP convention

Bruce Poliquin and Kevin Raye, set to take the stage at the state Republican convention on Saturday, provide party voters with a clear choice.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Olympia Snowe, Maine, US Governors, Orono, ME, Oakland, ME

JD Supra

Under The Dome: Inside The Maine State House 4-18-14

Under the Dome: Inside the Maine State House provides a high-level overview of recent activity at the Maine State House.

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