Archive for November, 1993


Monks considering gubernatorial bid; Financier waiting to wrap up work on pension panel

By Francis X. Quinn, The Associated Press on Nov. 12, 1993, at 12 a.m.
AUGUSTA — A revived flirtation with a bid for governor by Cape Elizabeth financier Robert A.G. Monks is already causing ripples in politics and government. Monks said last week he would make no plans to enter the crowded Republican gubernatorial field until at least after he has completed his assignment …

GOP supporters urge Robert Monks to run for governor

By John S. Day, BDN Staff on Nov. 05, 1993, at 12 a.m.
WASHINGTON — Sound familiar? A millionaire businessman heads a special task force to fix a major state fiscal crisis. Then he runs for governor. Some Republican insiders, fearful that their party’s gubernatorial nomination may slip by default to religious activist Jasper Wyman, recently have begun urging Robert A.G. Monks to …