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31 min ago | Bangor Daily News

Heat of the Moment: Plans from State Officials, Energy Companies & Maine's Next Governor

Together with our partners and sponsors, E2Tech is pleased to host this special event to help business and homeowners make cost-effective and thoughtful decisions ahead of the heating season.

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Related Topix: Maine, US Governors

4 hrs ago | Lincoln County News

Governor and First Lady Buy Home in Boothbay

Maine First Lady Ann LePage speaks at The Lincoln Home in Newcastle May 14, 2013.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Boothbay, ME, US Governors, Damariscotta, ME, Calais, ME, Waterville, ME

8 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

York County chamber cancels next week's gubernatorial debate after LePage turns down invite

Gov. Paul LePage has turned down a gubernatorial debate in Kittery on Aug. 27, prompting the Greater York Region Chamber of Commerce to pull out of the event.

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Related Topix: US Governors, York County, ME, Kittery, ME, York, ME, Eliot, ME, Cape Neddick, ME

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Atlantic

Third Party Watch in Maine

In most states, third-party candidacies are pipe dreams. Maine is one of the rare states in which independent candidates can and do win.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Angus King, Susan Collins, Republican, Olympia Snowe, Journalism, US Governors

NewsOK.com

New England governors' energy effort on hold

A nearly year-long effort by New England's governors to collectively address the region's high energy costs is on hold now that some have voiced concerns about the initiative's dual strategy of importing Canadian hydropower and investing in new natural gas pipelines.

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Related Topix: Deval Patrick, US Governors

WMTW-TV Auburn

Gubernatorial campgian ads hit the airwaves

Candidates in the race for the Blaine house have started airing their campaign television ads.

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Related Topix: Maine, US News, US Governors, University of Southern Maine

Bangor Daily News

Advocates decry LePage rule change that could kick 12,000 off food stamps

A proposed rule change by Gov. Paul LePage that could see about 12,000 food stamp recipients lose eligibility for the program on Jan. 1 was decried by advocacy groups Tuesday during a public hearing held by the Department of Health and Human Services.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Jay, ME, Life, Food, Nutrition, Portland, ME

Herald Gazette

Your questions for the candidates

We posed the question in an online poll asking what local residents would like to ask candidates running for office in November.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Searsport, ME, US Governors

Bangor Daily News

LePage spokesperson filibusters on Sovereign Citizen meetings on 207

Governor Paul LePage's campaign strategist and spokesperson, Brent Littlefield, appeared on the TV show 207 last night to respond to my book, As Maine Went , which I discussed on the program a few weeks ago.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Life, Conspiracy Theory, Hobbies

Newberry Observer

Lawmakers and school officials: Stay out of our bodily wastes

Why is it that the same conservatives who so desperately want "big government" out of our lives are at the same time so darn eager to have officials involved in our urination? Despite major studies showing that suspicion-less drug testing is not an effective means of identifying or deterring drug use, state and federal officials continue to promote ... (more)

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Related Topix: Drug Testing, Florida, OH, Rick Scott, US Governors, Opinion

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Bangor Daily News

LePage gives raises to executive staff, withholds raises for 100 state attorneys

Roughly 100 attorneys working for the state have been waiting nearly two months to receive substantial raises approved by the Legislature but held up by Gov. Paul LePage.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Healthcare Law, US Governors

State of Maine

Governor To Celebrate Maine Farm Days

AUGUSTA – On Wednesday, Governor Paul R. LePage will join hundreds of agriculture enthusiasts at Maine Farm Days in Clinton.

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Related Topix: Maine, Agriculture, Science, US Governors

Daily Kos

Cheers and Jeers: Tuesday

As Joan mentioned last week, there's a new TV ad produced by the Republican Governors Association airing up here in Maine that tries to sugarcoat Teapublican Governor Paul LePage's chronic foot-in-mouth disease.

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Related Topix: US News, Maine, US Governors, Maine Government, African-American

SeacoastOnline

King endorses Cutler in race for governor

Maine gubernatorial hopeful Eliot Cutler received an endorsement Monday from a fellow independent, U.S. Sen. Angus King, as his campaign attempts to gain momentum in the polls ahead of Election Day.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Angus King, US Governors, Cape Elizabeth, ME

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Business Journal

Gov. Patrick backs away from regional effort to expand natural gas capacity

Gov. Deval Patrick has backed away from a plan that would raise money via a tariff on the power market here.

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Related Topix: Deval Patrick, US Governors

State of Maine

State Officials Issue Consumer Protection Alert Following Data Breach ...

Governor Paul R. LePage joined officials at Maine's Department of Professional and Financial Regulation to reassure consumers that state and federal laws are in place to protect them from major losses due to file breaches containing debit and credit card information, such as the one disclosed August 14 by AB Acquisition LLC, which operates Shaw's ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Governors, Financial Services, Banking, Financial Institutions

Insurance Journal West

Maine Officials Alert Consumers, Businesses to Flood-Damaged Autos

Maine Gov. Paul R. LePage and Maine Insurance Superintendent Eric Cioppa cautioned consumers and businesses that recent severe weather and flooding in Maine, throughout the Northeast and in other parts of the country increases the possibility of flood-damaged autos being offered for sale.

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

SeacoastOnline

Maine Army National Guard units return home

More than 160 members of Maine Army National Guard units have returned home after a nine-month deployment in Afghanistan.

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Related Topix: US Governors

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Source: Angus King to endorse Eliot Cutler on Monday

Days before Election Day four years ago, Maine's popular former governor and now U.S. Sen. Angus King, an independent, endorsed fellow independent Eliot Cutler in his bid for governor.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Angus King, US Governors

Bangor Daily News

Social messaging in Maine's political campaigns has become downright anti-social

In the battle to message voters, political campaigns and their supporters in Maine are increasingly turning to social media - including Twitter and Facebook - to promote candidates and causes.

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Related Topix: Maine, Startups, Facebook, Twitter, US News, US Governors, Rush Limbaugh

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