Archive for October, 1993

 

Angus King looks to Blaine House with confidence; Situation compared to 1974 Longley race

By Paul Sylvain, BDN Staff on Oct. 23, 1993, at 12 a.m.
MACHIAS — The election for governor might still be a year away, but at least one Blaine House hopeful is confident that political lightning can indeed strike twice. In an interview here Friday, Angus S. King Jr., an independent from Brunswick, said the climate is ripe for Mainers to elect …

’80s boom made state government too big, candidate says

By John Ripley, BDN Staff on Oct. 22, 1993, at 12 a.m.
In June 1991, Angus King was in the Augusta law library researching a story for his television show when he saw the light — figures that showed the economic boom of the 1980s was particularly kind to the state budget, which had increased threefold. At the time, this information was …
 
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