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Senate Democrats Fight for Rights for Maine Workers

Posted: March 23, 2012

Republican lawmakers call debate on workers rights at DeCoster egg farm “bizarre” AUGUSTA – For more than an hour today, Senate Democrats...

Update of state mining laws could bring up to 300 jobs to Aroostook County

Posted: March 13, 2012

AUGUSTA, Maine — An Aroostook County representative has submitted legislation that he said Monday would clarify the state’s mining laws while...

Greg Kesich: Senate Dems finally stand up against governor's overreach

Posted: February 22, 2012

Sometimes the best deal you can reach through compromise is still not good enough. By Greg Kesich gkesich@mainetoday.com Editorial Writer  ...

Gov. LePage blasts Democrats for rejecting budget

Posted: February 19, 2012

Gov. LePage blasts Democrats for rejecting budget PORTLAND, Maine (WTW) — Gov. Paul LePage on Friday called Senate Democrats obstructionists for...

POLIQUN'S TREE GROWTH PLAN REQUESTED

Posted: February 02, 2012

Sen. Jackson questions intent of millionaire’s plan for tree harvest on oceanfront property   Augusta—In light of recent concerns that...

Fines dropped against two logging firms, prompting appeal

Posted: January 20, 2012

By Kevin Miller, BDN Staff Posted Jan. 19, 2012, at 8:11 p.m. AUGUSTA, Maine — Two Aroostook County lawmakers are appealing a decision by...

MAINE LOGGERS DENIED TAX BREAK

Posted: January 10, 2012

AUGUSTA—In a straight party-line vote of 14 –20, Senate Republicans upheld the Governor's veto of a measure that would have provided a tax break...

KJ | Three more LePage vetoes withstand override

Posted: January 10, 2012

By Susan M. Cover, MaineToday Media   AUGUSTA — The Maine Senate today sustained all three of Gov. Paul LePage's vetoes despite arguments...

MaineBiz: LePage vetoes three bills, including tax credit for loggers

Posted: January 06, 2012

Read more at MaineBiz. Gov. Paul LePage has vetoed three Democratic-sponsored bills passed by the Legislature last year, including one that would...

BDN | LePage vetoes three Democratic bills

Posted: January 05, 2012

Source: Eric Russell, BDN Staff, Jan. 05, 2012 AUGUSTA, Maine — Gov. Paul LePage on Thursday used his authority to veto a trio of...