Tag Archives: LePage

Why southern Mainers should quit celebrating the national monument

Signs on lawns across Millinocket state opposition to a North Woods national park. Micky Bedell, BDN.

It’s no secret to Mainers that there is a regional divide between the northern and southern parts of the state. To most Mainers, the term “two Maines” is a familiar phrase- those in the south are generally perceived by those in the north as elitist, arrogant liberals, and those in the north are generally perceived […]

LePage to tax strapped farmer, “Get a reverse mortgage”

Photo- Troy R. Bennett, BDN.

From maineprogressiveswarehouse.me: “At last week’s town hall in Auburn, the public had an opportunity to directly ask questions of Governor Paul LePage or make observations about how the governor’s proposed biennial budget for FY 2016-17 would affect them. One moment jumps out here, Turner beef farmer Ralph Caldwell took his turn: After describing how his family’s working […]