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LDA Official Speak On Recent China Trip Spearheaded By Governor LePage

| July 14, 2014

The head of the Loring Development Authority says a recent delegation trip to China spearheaded by Governor LePage did move talks to bring economic development to Limestone forward. Although a concrete deal has yet to be signed…as Shawn Cunningham reports, LDA officials are hopeful an arrangement will materialize. Limestone Loring Development Authority CEO Carl Flora […]

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Group to Ask Judge About LePage Welfare Policy

| June 30, 2014

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – The group representing Maine cities and towns will ask a judge to decide whether Republican Gov. Paul LePage’s directive banning general assistance benefits for some immigrants can be legally enforced. The Maine Municipal Association said Monday that it will ask the Superior Court to decide whether LePage should have gone through […]

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Tax Commissioner Becomes Deputy Finance Chief

| June 16, 2014

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Maine’s associate commissioner for tax policy has been appointed deputy finance chief. Gov. Paul LePage said on Monday that Michael Allen has become the acting deputy commissioner of Finance for the Department of Administrative and Financial Services. The Republican governor said Allen will also continue to serve in his previous role. […]

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Abortion Raised as Issue in Maine Governor’s Race

| June 16, 2014

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Abortion rights supporters are raising the issue in the race for the Blaine House this November. The Planned Parenthood Maine Action Fund PAC, which threw support behind Democrat Mike Michaud on Monday, says Maine “cannot afford another four years” of Republican Governor Paul LePage as governor. LePage opposes abortion on a […]

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LePage Campaign Faces Small Fine

| June 9, 2014

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Maine Gov. Paul LePage’s campaign is facing fines for failing to report some contributions on time. The Maine ethics commission is seeking $210 from the Republican governor’s re-election team for missing reporting deadlines. The campaign failed to file two reports of contributions exceeding $1,000 within 24 hours, as required. Chief political […]

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