Articles by John Christie
By John Christie Senior Reporter The Maine Center for Public Interest Reporting © on Dec. 21, 2010, at 10:03 p.m.
Solar panels were installed behind trees, covered with snow, shaded by a barn or not tilted toward the sun.
By John Christie on Nov. 22, 2010, at 2:51 p.m.
AUGUSTA, Maine — In 2001, True’s Pharmacy in Oakland, owned by presumptive Speaker of the House Robert Nutting, bought medical gloves for $4.39 per package. By the time True’s sold them to a Medicaid provider, the price had gone up to $11.11. That markup — 153 percent — was much …
By John Christie on Oct. 20, 2010, at 8:45 p.m.
A widely respected think tank calls the $4.2 billion that taxpayers owe to Maine’s retirement system a “ticking time bomb” that should dominate any discussion of the state’s finances. The …
By John Christie on Feb. 03, 2010, at 9:31 p.m.
Two Democratic state legislators want to place stricter rules on the gathering of signatures on petitions that send ballot questions to voters.
By John Christie on Feb. 03, 2010, at 8:44 p.m.
Dead men don’t vote. And they can’t sign their names to voter petitions, either. But one did in the town of Greene last year.
By John Christie on Jan. 06, 2010, at 9:35 p.m.
Did lobbying, personal ties to governor lead to legislative gains for ski, real estate industries?