I have dreams of bringing my children brook fishing in the Allagash Wilderness Waterway with my father and grandfather. Our health and future depend on sound policymaking today.
Fox News perhaps made its most “fair and balanced” decision by firing Bill O’Reilly for his sexual harassment of women. But O’Reilly’s bosses only cared when his behavior cost their bottom line.
Religion is not the key motivator of domestic violence or mass violence. Blaming Islam, especially when Islam categorically condemns violence and condemns violence against women, detracts from addressing the root of the violence.
The Korea crisis is real and growing. But we are not helpless. We have choices.
There is no cooperation between advocacy groups and instead their is an agenda-based battle that confronts all groups, all pulling and pushing for their own self-interests.
The job training system in Maine is not being used to its fullest potential. There are a number of reasons why.
On Earth Day most years, we can celebrate the progress that has been made cleaning up our waters and clearing our air. This year is different. A cloud of uncertainty hangs over the country’s environmental policies.
We, scientists, are often solitary creatures, but on April 22 we speak in a united voice. We call on our congressional representatives to stand against the attack on science. Maine Sens. Susan Collins and Angus King have often been willing to be voices in the wilderness. We need them more than ever to be the champions of science.
Taking jokes to social media does little to ease the psychological stress of survivors nursing these freshly reopened wounds.
OpEd: We need to protect the progress that we have made. The elimination of fossil fuels should be at the top of the agenda.
HE SAID IT RIGHT
We need good people to fill those jobs. And we should be able to differentiate the person from their party affiliation.
If a cap on Medicaid funding became law, Maine’s state budget would be among the losers.
OpEd: If we are going to successfully address the opioid crisis — we need to invest in innovative programs that provide a comprehensive and integrated approach to helping Mainers with opioid addictions.
PINE TREE POLITICS
All told, we could have upwards of 20 people vying to replace Paul LePage.
It has become more difficult over the past decade for a low-income, working family in Maine to find affordable child care.
OpEd: Mainers — and indeed Americans — need to send the message that sexually harassing behavior will not be tolerated. And that starts with us.