Comments for: Maine lawmakers to weigh 72 nominations by LePage

Posted Sept. 02, 2012, at 3:18 p.m.

AUGUSTA | A judicial appointment for a top aide to Gov. Paul LePage stands out on the list of more than 70 nominations by the governor that lawmakers are expected to take up this week. Daniel Billings, a longtime Republican insider and current chief legal counsel to LePage, faces …

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  • Anonymous

    Wrong, some of the individuals are life long Dems.  Get your facts straight dumb a##.   Now I know not to take any of your posts seriously.

    • Lord Whiteman

       A vugar dufus , Just like your master Dufus Lepage.

  • Anonymous

    Meanwhile in Washington, Republicans in Congress refuse to act on President Obama’s nominations. The party of No likes it when they get their way and when they don’t they refuse to play fair.

  • StillRelaxin

    My only questions here are.
    1. Has Mr. LePage finally learned his lesson about paying family members on the backs of State taxpayers? 
    2. Or has he simply run out of family members who are even willing to shamelessly show up for good paying State jobs for which they have dubious qualifications?
    I’m going with number two here!

  • Anonymous

    I just checked out John Gallagher in an article written by The Maine Wire.  He is a past president of the Board at Avesta Housing, and serves on their development committee.  Avesta was the agency that  the Maine State Housing Authority had given the Section 8 contract to for York and Cumberland counties, and who subsequently had the contract taken away due to the issue over sub-standard housing in Norway, ME.  I am a little concerned that someone who was on the board of an agency that failed to enforce quality standards with their landlords, has been nominated as the Director of the Authority that is also responsible to enforce those same quality standards.  This is even more troubling given that Maine State Housing Authority has taken the operation of the Section 8 program back in house. 

  • Anonymous

    I didn’t know LePage had that many relatives to fill all these positions.

    • Just think , the headline says,
       
      ” Maine lawmakers to weigh 72 nominations by LePage”

      I would estimate it at about 23,000 lbs!

  • All they would have to do is review AMG and they can find enough dirt to discredit Dan Billings. Partisan hack is what he is, and not a very good one at that.

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