Comments for: Fact checking LePage and Democratic speeches

Posted Feb. 05, 2013, at 9:06 p.m.
Last modified Feb. 06, 2013, at 7:14 p.m.

Gov. Paul LePage cited many facts and figures in his State of the State address Tuesday night. The staff of the BDN analyzed much of this information, as well as claims made by Democratic leaders in their response to the governor. Here is what we found. Claim: Maine passed the …


An earlier version of this story incorrectly stated that tax changes at the federal level would cost an average Maine family of four $3,000 in 2013. The correct figure is $1,000.

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