It’s pretty late to be decrying SNAP’s paternalism because the program has never been about pure freedom of choice.
Washington’s words speak to our generation as much as to his own.
It’s a Watergate-era cliche that the cover-up is always worse than the crime. In the Mike Flynn affair, we have the first recorded instance of a cover-up in the absence of a crime.
Without international doctors, nurses and other caregivers, people who live in our region would not have access to the health care services on which they depend.
Maine can be tough and cold and lean. But it’s worth savoring the special qualities of life here that make it all worthwhile.
The problem in the Katahdin region is old Yankee stubbornness, and school choice could fix it.
OpEd: The Maine GOP should put a stop to its erroneous and deceitful labels of what constitutes fake and trustworthy news.
OpEd: One in three women will have an abortion. Could one of us be someone you love?
If only the solution to save Maine lives was so simple.
Questions about the Trump administration’s dealings with Russia have multiplied.
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The supposed authority of advanced study doesn’t really translate to actual expertise.
State policies have increased the number of children in poverty, raised food insecurity in Maine, and grown the ranks of people without health insurance.
We examined the impact of the mercury discharges into the river from the HoltraChem plant. This work gave us first-hand knowledge of the value of the EPA and of the environmental consequences when regulations are absent or not enforced.
“She was warned. She was given an explanation. Nevertheless, she persisted.”
If the Augusta School Department is looking at cutting teachers who work with at-risk youth while spending over $260,000 on superintendent costs, the answer is yes.
OpEd: The creation of the fiduciary rule was an appropriate measure to reign in the inappropriate behavior and biased recommendations of certain advisers and salespeople. It should be preserved and implemented as intended.