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It’s money that’s been owed for a long, long time – but this month Governor LePage came through on one of his big promises — paying the state’s hospitals their shares of the nearly 2 billion dollars they’re owed from the combined state and federal MaineCare debt. “This is really not a windfall,” says Sylvia Getman, […]
There are two operating charter schools in Maine. But last month, the Maine Charter School Commission approved two new charter schools that will open next fall in Harpswell and Gray. There are none in Aroostook County but that doesn’t quell the concerns of some local school officials who say every charter school that exists in […]
Governor LePage announced Tuesday that he wants to pay back the 484 million dollars the state has owed its 39 hospitals for several years.If the proposal goes through, all four hospitals right here in the county will each receive quite a bit of cash. News Source 8′s Katie Zarrilli reports.
Governor LePage’s order to cut state spending by $35 and a half million dollars is bad news for schools. The Department of Education is facing a 12.6 million dollar cut in state aid to local schools. News Source 8′s Katie Zarrilli explains what the impact will be.