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DEMOCRATIC LEADERS ANNOUNCE PLAN FOR HOSPITAL REPAYMENT AND REFORM

Posted: March 11, 2013

Dems say hospitals will be paid upfront in plan to reform health care system AUGUSTA—Democrats today unveiled a comprehensive “Hospital...

DEMOCRATIC LEADERS CALL ON GOVERNOR TO RELEASE BONDS IMMEDIATELY

Posted: March 07, 2013

Dems dispel Republican claim that voter-approved bonds need to wait for new liquor contract AUGUSTA--Democratic leaders on Thursday called on...

Bangor Daily News: Actually, LePage’s budget would increase taxes

Posted: March 06, 2013

By John Patrick Read more here The state of Maine faces serious challenges. While the rest of New England has found a path out of the economic...

Weekly Radio Address: Jackson calls for leadership, not do-nothing Washington style politics

Posted: March 02, 2013

Weekly Radio Address: Senator Jackson Another week in Maine, another winter snow storm. We make the best out of any situation. That is the Maine...

MPBN: LePage Veto Threat Ignites Partisan Firestorm in Augusta

Posted: March 01, 2013

By Jay Field Read more here Gov. Paul LePage says he will veto all bills that cross his desk unless the Democratic-controlled Legislature signs...

For Immediate Release: DEMOCRATS DENOUNCE LEPAGE SHUTDOWN, VETO THREATS

Posted: March 01, 2013

Democrats call on Republicans to reject “do nothing” politics   AUGUSTA -- Democratic leaders on Friday denounced Governor Paul LePage's...

Press Herald: Another View: Democrats in Augusta don't back plan to embarrass GOP

Posted: February 28, 2013

Forcing a vote on an unpopular budget proposal won't foster bipartisan cooperation. By Rep. Mike Carey and Senator Emily Cain Read more here In a...

Weekly Radio Address: Craven says we must do more to end the scourge of domestic violence

Posted: February 20, 2013

Weekly Rado Address: Senator Craven Earlier this week many of us celebrated Valentine’s Day. A day where we take the opportunity to remind our...

Appropriations Committee Unanimously Approves Supplemental Budget

Posted: February 13, 2013

Restores funding for hospitals, seniors, communities and retired teachers AUGUSTA – The Appropriations and Financial Affairs Committee on...

LePage’s rhetoric doesn’t match reality

Posted: February 05, 2013

Democrats challenge governor to back up words with action AUGUSTA -- Top Democratic leaders challenged Governor Paul LePage to back up his words with...