Correction: 12 House Democrats and One Independent voted to shut their constituents out of the referendum process

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Oops! Based on a bit of incorrect information received as I researched Monday’s story on the Constitutional amendment to require an equal percentage of signatures for citizen initiatives to come from each Congressional District, I got the list wrong. Here is the corrected column. Twelve Democrats and one Independent in the House of Representatives representing […]

Twelve House Democrats and one Independent voted to shut their constituents out of the referendum process

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Twelve Democrats and one Independent in the House of Representatives representing districts in Maine’s Second Congressional District have some explaining to do to their constituents. They voted against the Constitutional amendment to require an equal percentage of signatures for citizen initiatives to come from each Congressional District. The amendment would have been on the ballot […]

Unanimous legislature tells governor he’s wrong on landowner relations

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The Maine legislature has unanimously agreed that Governor Paul LePage is wrong about a proposal to expand the state’s landowner relations program. Unanimous votes in the House and Senate over-rode LePage’s veto of LD 1321, a bill that expands the landowner relations program at the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife. The Governor seems to […]