Locally, Wall Street stalls funds for Maine's streets
State hits surprising obstacles in trying to sell road bond: high rates, no buyers
Maine's lawmakers want taxpayer protection
A financial bailout should also boost accountability, Sen. Olympia Snowe says.
Republicans not sold on financial rescue plan
Leaders remain split after a 'contentious' high-level White House meeting ends with no agreement.
Debate in doubt: McCain may not show, Obama wants to go
In the midst of a financial crisis, the two candidates are sparring over their roles and priorities.
Palin defends her earlier Alaska-Russia remark
She cites trade missions and national security issues as factors that have enhanced her experience.
Seizure completes downfall of largest savings and loan
Washington Mutual, crippled by mortgage and credit card losses, is sold off to JP Morgan Chase.
Cumberland County might want to narrow the discussion to a new civic center for now.
If the two nations could join forces against terrorism, that would be a major advance.
M.D. HARMONQuick, what does PCCC stand for? No, it's not a golf course
The Portland Conservative Candidates Caucus is semi-boldly going where few in the city have gone before.
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Market chaos thwarts Maine's attempt to float $50M bond
The state of Maine could not float a $50 million transportation bond this week because traders told officials there was "no market" at all for large financial transactions such as this one. The state hopes the national financial crisis will resolve itself by next week, when it again tries to access capital, likely at a higher interest rate than had been expected.
STATEHOUSE REPORT: REWARD WOOD BURNERS
AUGUSTA -- A report due out today recommends tax incentives and a state buyback program designed to help Maine people reduce their dependence on home heating oil.
WATERVILLE 'Educare Center' in focus
WATERVILLE -- An $8 million to $10 million center providing child care and education to as many as 200 children from newborns to age 5 could be coming to the city.
L. SANDY MAISEL : Debate moderators' task to compel worthy answers from candidates
In my dream, I am sitting between John McCain and Barack Obama ready to ask the first question in a presidential debate.
GORDON L. WEIL, CONSULTANT, WRITER AND PUBLISHER, : Quality of appointments indicates candidate's ability
This is not a column about Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin or Illinois Sen. Barack Obama.
Viral e-mail spurs donations for Maine Planned Parenthood
A viral e-mail encouraging people to tweak Sarah Palin by sending donations to Planned Parenthood in her honor - triggering a thank-you note to the anti-abortion Republican candidate - is working in Maine.
Teachers could face losses
AUBURN - Saying it needs to harness costs to taxpayers, the Auburn School Department is asking teachers to give up health care for spouses unless teachers pay for it.
Panel endorses Plum Creek plan
BANGOR (AP) - Maine's Land Use Regulation Commission has given its blessing to a large-scale development plan for the Moosehead Lake region that calls for nearly 1,000 house lots, two large resorts and more than 400,000 acres of land conservation.
Market meltdown 'It's business as usual'
Grant to fund 6 buses at Acadia
PORTLAND (AP) - Maine will be getting a $1.1 million grant to replace six of the 17 propane buses that serve Acadia National Park and surrounding communities.
Ruling will be setback for Dirigo
AUGUSTA - It looks like financing for Maine's program to promote affordable health care will remain limited, perhaps just enough to keep it steady - and stuck.
Bailout plan an example of kleptocratic socialism
When I worked for then-Rep. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., in the late 1990s, Washington was in the panting throes of a deregulatory orgy. Many lampooned my boss's opposition to the grotesquerie, and his notoriety as the only self-described socialist in Congress. Nobody guessed that a few years later, our country would become the globe's newest U.S.S.R.: The United States' Socialist Republic.
State Budget Writers Brace for Wall Street Aftershocks
Summers Takes New Approach in Second Bid for Congress
Former MBNA Employees Allege Predatory Practices
Maine lobster earmark an issue in PA Congressional tv ad
Survey USA: Obama leads by 5 percent in state