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Corrections Board Says It Needs $2.5M to Fund Jails

| January 22, 2015

Members of the Maine Board of Corrections want state lawmakers to approve an emergency $2.5 million spending bill they say is needed to avoid furloughing inmates. The Portland Press Herald reports the board’s outgoing executive director says the board would not be able to spend the money because Gov. Paul LePage has refused to appoint […]

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Longtime Lawmaker John Martin Looks to Get Back Into Legislature

| March 21, 2014

Longtime legislator John Martin isn’t throwing in the towel just yet. For about sixteen months now, he’s been out of the House of Representatives – and he wants that to change. “The end of February, I made the decision that I would run again,” said Martin. A well-known name in Maine politics, the democrat spent […]

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