Stories about Kevin Scott
Scott, 42, explained to a reporter over wraps at a Lebanese restaurant in Waterville recently that it’s not the governor’s job to know everything. Having changed from a dark business suit to jeans, a button-up shirt and cowboy boots, Scott said he finds the spectacle of gubernatorial candidates claiming they know exactly what to do in whatever situation absurd.
Scott, one of five candidates for governor, doesn’t appear to have much going for him in political terms. At a forum, the candidates were asked how they felt about the health reform law.
The candidates for governor rattled off their likes and dislikes, except for independent Kevin Scott, who said basically, he didn’t know.
“I’m not saying I don’t have the answers,” said Scott during a recent interview. “I have the answer. The answer to the problem is that someone else has the solution. That’s an answer in and of itself. Betty over here knows exactly what to do. I’m the governor; follow Betty.” READ PROFILE ->
The Associated Press on Oct. 31, 2010, at 7:15 a.m.
Bangor Daily News on Oct. 28, 2010, at 10:53 p.m.
BDN staff reports on Oct. 26, 2010, at 12:38 p.m.
The Associated Press on Oct. 25, 2010, at 12:03 p.m.
The Associated Press on Oct. 24, 2010, at 10:49 a.m.
The Associated Press on Oct. 20, 2010, at 11:26 p.m.
With less than two weeks until Election Day in a tight governor’s race, Republican Paul LePage accused his leading opponent of being wed to government bureaucracy while Democrat Libby Mitchell touted her long history of public service.
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 Associated Press on Oct. 20, 2010, at 5:59 a.m.
Even without counting verbal gaffes, Maine’s election season has produced a bumper crop of foibles
Republican Paul LePage is drawing his strength from the northern part of the state, according to a new poll that shows the GOP candidate holding his lead in the race for the Blaine …
The Associated Press on Oct. 19, 2010, at 5:54 a.m.
Mitchell and LePage are locked in a race that’s too close to call.
The five candidates for governor talked about arenas, taxes, tourism and the future of forest products at a Bangor Region Chamber of Commerce forum at Husson University on Thursday …
The Associated Press on Oct. 13, 2010, at 4:38 p.m.
Four of the five candidates for Maine governor tackled questions related to municipal service cuts in a debate-like forum at the Maine Municipal Association’s annual convention.
Two polls released Wednesday show Republican Paul LePage and Democrat Libby Mitchell still locked in a close battle for the Blaine House.
Bangor Daily News on Oct. 13, 2010, at 11:31 a.m.
Calling it an “unholy alliance,” Cutler said Maine risks being left behind economically unless the state can better equip students to enter college or the work force.