Comments for: State treasurer must speak out about Maine’s financial problems

Posted March 31, 2011, at 9:15 p.m.

The Bangor Daily News editorial on March 23, “Purse-strings Poliquin,” questioned my motive for encouraging a statewide discussion about our growing public debt, including the $4.3 billion pension shortfall for teachers and most state workers. The simple truth is that my so-called “agenda” is to urge Maine government to embrace …

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