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Gov. Paul LePage

LePage says state helping GNP find partner, but his patience with nonpayment ‘is running thin’

EAST MILLINOCKET, Maine — The local paper mill won’t restart unless its owner finds a financial partner, and that likely won’t happen until at least …
Maine State House

Maine state government ends fiscal year with $49 million surplus

AUGUSTA, Maine — When the books closed June 30 on the 2014 fiscal year, the state had more than $49 million in surplus. A significant …
Gov. Paul LePage

Advocates decry LePage rule change that could kick 12,000 off food stamps

AUGUSTA, Maine — A proposed rule change by Gov. Paul LePage that could see about 12,000 food stamp recipients lose eligibility for the program on …
U.S. Rep and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mike Michaud
CAMPAIGN 2014

GOP attacks Michaud for sponsoring bill that passed with wide bipartisan support

LEWISTON, Maine — Maine Democrats and the campaign of Mike Michaud are becoming increasingly agitated over a series of attacks being made by their Republican …
Matthew Gagnon

Maine native Matt Gagnon returns from DC to lead Maine Heritage Policy Center

AUGUSTA, Maine — A Hampden native, DC insider and political blogger who was named one of the top 10 communicators in politics is returning to …
Sen. Susan Collins
CAMPAIGN 2014

Collins wins another labor union endorsement

LEWISTON, Maine — The re-election campaign of Republican U.S. Sen. Susan Collins was touting another union endorsement Wednesday. According to a campaign release, the Massachusetts …
Maine House Speaker Mark Eves. D-North Berwick, speaks with Eunice St. John, 76, in Brunswick on Wednesday before announcing a series of proposals designed to build more affordable housing for seniors and otherwise help them remain in their homes as they age.
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House speaker proposes $65 million bond to build senior housing, other measures to help older Mainers live at home

BRUNSWICK, Maine — Maine House Speaker Mark Eves on Wednesday announced a series of proposals designed to build more affordable housing for seniors and otherwise …
Gov. Paul LePage
CAMPAIGN 2014

York County chamber cancels next week’s gubernatorial debate after LePage turns down invite

KITTERY, Maine — Gov. Paul LePage has turned down a gubernatorial debate in Kittery on Aug. 27, prompting the Greater York Region Chamber of Commerce …

Former congressman, savings-and-loan expert St Germain dies at 86

Fernand J. St Germain, a Rhode Island Democrat who rose …
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