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DEMS TO LEPAGE: RELEASE BONDS TODAY

Posted: March 13, 2014

Release Jobs Bonds, Stop Manufacturing Crisis Augusta, Me. -- Top Democratic leaders in the Maine Legislature are calling on Governor Paul LePage to...

SENATE APPROVES EXPANSION COMPROMISE BILL TO PROVIDE HEALTHCARE TO 70,000 MAINERS

Posted: March 12, 2014

Majority of Senate Republicans continue to deny healthcare to Maine people AUGUSTA—In a 22-13 vote, the Senate passed a Republican-sponsored...

LAWMAKERS TAKE UP BIPARTISAN HEALTH CARE PLAN

Posted: March 12, 2014

Maine Senate set to debate bipartisan plan AUGUSTA -- The Maine Senate will to take up a bipartisan plan for life-saving health care for 70,000...

BEHIND THE EXPANSION NUMBERS: JACKSON TELLS THE NORTHERN MAINE STORY

Posted: March 05, 2014

AUGUSTA—Senate Majority Leader Troy Jackson of Allagash shared four stories of people living in his district who have been hurt by Maine’s...

NEW REPORT SHOWS REFUSAL TO EXPAND MEDICAID WILL HURT MAINERS WITH MENTAL ILLNESS

Posted: March 03, 2014

21,000 Mainers Will be Without Mental Health Care If State Blocks Federal Health Dollars AUGUSTA --  Maine people suffering from mental illness will...

FEDERAL INVESTIGATION SHOWS LEPAGE “ENDANGERED THE FAIR HEARING PROCESS”

Posted: February 27, 2014

Feds flag LePage’s Blaine House meeting to intimidate hearing officers AUGUSTA—Federal officials have determined that Governor LePage and...

DEMOCRATIC LEADERS WELCOME EIGHTH GRADE GIRLS TO THE STATE HOUSE

Posted: February 25, 2014

Girls participate in 18th Girls’ Day at the State House program AUGUSTA-- Top Democratic leaders met participants in the 18th annual Girls’ Day...

Democratic Leaders Issue Statement on Republican Health Care Expansion Proposal

Posted: February 25, 2014

AUGUSTA -- Top Democratic leaders in the Maine House and Senate issued the following statements in response to a proposal from Senate Republican...

WMTW: Maine CDC document shredding case could expand

Posted: February 21, 2014

By Paul Merrill Read more here Former employee says she was told to shred public documents AUGUSTA, Maine —The case of the former state employee...

LEPAGE RENEGES ON STATEWIDE JOBS BOND CONTRACTS

Posted: February 20, 2014

Seven months after authorization, Governor changes mind   Augusta – In an email to State Treasurer Neria Douglass, Governor Paul LePage...