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Gov. Paul LePage

LePage vetoes bill to give lawmakers final say on $67 million tax increase for FairPoint

AUGUSTA, Maine — A bill framed by supporters as an effort to protect cable, cellphone and land-line ratepayers from a proposed $67 million fee hike …
Paul LePage

Activists decry LePage veto of bill that would have stripped ‘trade secrets’ protection from industrial waste control plans

AUGUSTA, Maine — A bill that would have opened records on industrial hazardous waste and mercury emission control plans was vetoed by Republican Gov. Paul …
Fred Moore III

Tribal official facing charges in NY vows to take elver debate beyond Maine

For the past several years, there has been a simmering dispute — sometimes boiling — between Maine state officials and the Passamaquoddy Tribe over the …
Paul Rudman in 2005.

LePage nominates PUC alternates to overcome stalemate in Poland Spring case

AUGUSTA, Maine — Gov. Paul LePage has nominated three retired judges to serve as alternates on the Maine Public Utilities Commission in an effort to …
Maine School of Science and Mathematics Executive Director Luke Shorty

National magazine: Maine’s high schools rank among best in the US

AUGUSTA, Maine — Maine’s education system earned accolades Tuesday from a national publication that says the state has some of the best high schools in …
Olympia Snowe

Olympia Snowe’s PAC gives money to Collins and Raye, likely to donate to congressional candidates from outside Maine

LEWISTON, Maine — When she retired in 2012, U.S. Sen. Olympia Snowe, a Republican, rolled about $500,000 of her last campaign war chest into Olympia’s …
Rep. Drew Gattine, D-Westbrook

LePage vetoes bills to report on welfare misuse probes and refine freedom-of-access law

AUGUSTA, Maine — Gov. Paul LePage on Tuesday vetoed a bill that would require the Department of Health and Human Services to produce annual reports …
U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud speaks at an Earth Day press conference on Yarmouth waterfront on Tuesday. He blasted Gov. LePage's stance on renewable energy.

On Earth Day, Michaud takes digs at LePage’s environmental, energy record

YARMOUTH, Maine — Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mike Michaud on Tuesday took several shots at Republican Gov. Paul LePage regarding the incumbent’s record on energy and …
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