Allen's MoveOn funding criticized
Election 2008: Donations raised by the site led Allen to alter a vote on a disputed ad, Susan Collins says.
Bill to tax trusts' land sales panned
State House: Some say imposing the corporate income tax would dampen investors' interest in
Security, funding woes dog courts
Nemitz: Who holds hospitals to error policy?
You can't beat deals like this. The Maine Hospital Association, representing all 39 of the state's hospitals, just announced 28 "adverse health events" that henceforth will cost you, dear patient, not a single dime.
Editorial: There's little to like in Bush's budget blueprint
The president's plan has painful cuts but no meaningful progress toward fiscal responsibility.
Maine Voices: Elderly will be hurt by budget cuts
Gov. Baldacci says the state of
LTE: Stimulus package won't build strong economy
The Democrats would do well to keep in mind the story of the Trojan horse.
LTE: Media should inform us of troops' contributions
LTE: Jail system overcrowded, many shouldn't be there
Bangor Daily News:
Governor's veto threat goes against promise, tribe says
INDIAN ISLAND, Maine - Gov. John Baldacci is going against his word by saying he will veto the Penobscot Nation's proposal to operate slot machines on Indian Island and not agreeing to move an amended bill to referendum without a citizen-initiated petition, according to Penobscot Nation Chief Kirk Francis.
Chief justice presents sobering facts on weapons
Dental care bill targets rural access
Debate over Medicaid rules hugs party lines
Bangor: BIA fears crippling effect of use tax repeal
The proposed repeal of a state use tax could cost the city's airport one of its largest revenue makers — international flights and fuel-ups.
Editorial: A money-saving item
As the Legislature tries to fit spending into a tight budget, one small item offers an opportunity for net savings rather than long-term outlays. The issue is restoration of a $150,000 appropriation for the
Editorial: A better stimulus package
As the Senate again turns its attention to an economic stimulus package, the focus should remain on choosing the quickest, most effective financial boost.
G. Dean Crocker: Medicaid changes to hurt poor families
Federal rule changes rarely attract much attention outside the state and federal departments that administer them. But thanks to sudden changes in the Bush administration's approach to family and children's services, Maine faces an unprecedented loss of federal funding just at the time when the state is facing painful cutbacks of its own, thanks to a nationwide economic downturn.
Stefano Tijerina: What are the motives behind the global FARC protest?
Thanks to the miracles of technology, Colombians around the world have been able to organize against the violation of human rights; particularly against the practice of kidnapping civilians as a means to political goals.
LTEs: Ship Romneys to Iraq; Don't privatize center; Global warming for real; Trenton drops recycling
Maine chief justice sees funding shortfall
AUGUSTA -- An increase in the number of poor defendants has created a $1.5 million hole in the judicial branch budget, Maine Supreme Judicial Court Chief Justice Leigh Saufley told lawmakers Tuesday.
Customers burned by oil dealer's demise
McCain taking control; Clinton, Obama in fierce fight
John McCain swept a string of delegate-rich, East Coast primaries Tuesday night, reaching for command of the race for the Republican presidential nomination. Democratic rivals Hillary Rodham Clinton and Barack Obama traded victories in an epic struggle from
Editorial: Medical pot law goes far enough
Man, these guys are persistent. If your characterization of pot-smoking adults includes the term "laid back," think again.
Column: If we spend vacation money in Maine, aren't we tourists?
LTE: Challenge to Collins on waterboarding as torture
On Nov. 18th, Sen. Susan Collins sent me a letter in response to my criticism of her vote to confirm Michael Mukasey as attorney general. My criticism was based on Mukasey's position that he could not say whether or not waterboarding is torture.
LTE: Possible loss of father's job frustrates student
I am a first-year student at the
Plum Creek's plan won't conserve land for future
My family has been going to the Moosehead area, hiking, camping and fishing for years. The reason: serenity, wildlife, nature at its finest!
Legislative Committtee Approves Slot Machines for Indian Island
Chief Justice Asks for Increased Funding
Education Commissioner Praises First School Consolidation Plan
The school consolidation plan that includes
Rep. Allen makes good after losing Super Bowl wager
State gets $10 million U.S. grant for homeless
AUGUSTA (AP) - Maine will receive federal grants of more than $10 million to help the state's homeless.
LTE: Paging Mr. Exxon
On behalf of myself and the American public, I wish to thank the oil companies for allowing us to assist them in their record profits for the second year in a row. What makes their feat even more impressive this year is that they did not have to receive a $19 billion tax break from the government to break the record, as they did in 2006.
LTE: Demand fuel efficiency
American consumers need to demand better fuel mileage in lieu of more powerful vehicles.
Collins Tries To Turn Allen's MoveOn Support Against Him
PORTLAND (AP) -- Sen. Susan Collins says her Democratic opponent is the biggest recipient of money from the liberal network MoveOn.org, a claim she's using to energize supporters and raise money for her re-election campaign.
Federal Funds Awarded To Maine Head Start Programs
Jail plan raises worries in Augusta
AUGUSTA (Feb 6, 2008): The Legislature's finance committee wants some assurances that the new jail consolidation plan, jointly announced last week by Baldacci administration and county officials, doesn't end up costing the state more money or create an independent board that can't be controlled by the Legislature.
Debate over federal aid curbs remains partisan
The Democratic call for congressional intervention drew support from Maine's two Democratic congressman, Michael Michaud and Tom Allen, the US Senate ...
SENATOR COLLINS RELEASES STATEMENT ON DHS PRIORITIES IN PRESIDENTS BUDGET
WASHINGTON, DC-Ranking Member of the Senate Homeland Security Committee, Senator Susan Collins has released this statement regarding the Presidents budget proposal for the Department of Homeland Security and other homeland security programs.
PENOBSCOT RIVER OFFICIALS LAUD SENATOR COLLINS
In a ceremony this afternoon, officials from the Penobscot Trust, the Nature Conservancy, the Atlantic Salmon Federation, and the Maine Marine Resource Bureau presented Senator Susan Collins with a framed photo of an alewife swimming upstream in the Kennebec River by Maine photographer Doug Watts.
As Maine Goes: Bush Budget: Radical Spending Cuts?
As Maine Goes: Report: Technology Driving Down ME Manufacturing Jobs
State Industrial Directory Reports Maine Manufacturing Jobs Down 2.6%; Plants Down 1%
Turn Maine Blue: Susan Collins, the Belle of Mississippi
(In response to the Portland Press Herald article, it's important to note that Susan Collins recieved money and has yet to return it from someone under investigation for bribing a judge - promoted by Craig)
Turn Maine Blue: George W. Bush: "This government does not torture people."
On 5 October 07, our president, Geroge W. Bush said:
Senate Guru: Super Duper Tuesday Quick Hits
Maine: A week ago today, I sent my open e-mail to Susan Collins' press secretary regarding hearings Collins called for as Chair of the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. She has yet to reply. I wonder if Collins is this slow in responding to constituent concerns.