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Powdered Booze Legal in Colorado

Powdered Booze Legal in Colorado

| March 31, 2015

DENVER (AP) – Powdered booze is now legal in Colorado. Gov. John Hickenlooper has signed legislation to regulate the sale of powdered alcohol in the state. It will be regulated like liquid alcohol and come under the control of the state’s liquor enforcement division. The product is called Palcohol. Adding water makes it the equivalent […]

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Maine Challenges President’s Immigration Executive Order

Maine Challenges President’s Immigration Executive Order

| March 31, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) – The federal Justice Department has asked an appeals court to lift a temporary hold put on President Barack Obama’s immigration executive order. Twenty-six states, including Maine, are challenging the president’s order, arguing that it was unconstitutional and could cause states irreversible economic harm.

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More than 500 Maine Children Waiting to be Adopted

More than 500 Maine Children Waiting to be Adopted

| March 30, 2015

There is a shortage of foster and adoptive homes available in the state.  The Maine Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) drew attention to this increasing problem Monday.  According to a press release, in Maine, there are currently 1,990 children in foster care.  Of those children, 502 are seeking adoption. “Unfortunately, the number of […]

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Environmentalists, Businesses Seek Energy Efficiency Fix

Environmentalists, Businesses Seek Energy Efficiency Fix

| March 30, 2015

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Environmentalists and business owners are calling on lawmakers to swiftly fix an error in a bill that caused regulators to limit funding for energy efficiency programs. The Public Utilities Commission recently voted to put a roughly $22 million cap on one source of funding for Efficiency Maine Trust. Lawmakers intended for […]

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Fourth OUI Arrest

Fourth OUI Arrest

| March 30, 2015

Litchfield, Me – State Police say a Litchfield woman is facing her fourth drunk driving charge following a crash last week in Wales where her van went off the road and was wedged in a group of trees.  The woman’s young son was also in the vehicle at the time. Trooper Ricci Cote charged 33 […]

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