Maine

Maine Says Able-Bodied Must ‘Work’ or no Food Stamps

by Steve MacDonald November 11, 2014
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 Go Maine… The federal waiver that has been in place since 2010 because of the recession has been allowed to expire in the state of Maine. This allows Maine to reinstate a mandate requiring able-bodied adults who are 18 to 50 years old and have no children to work or volunteer 20 hours per week […]

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It’s a Complicated Symbol That Most People Do Not Understand

by Steve MacDonald October 22, 2013
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I don’t watch any TV news but someone shared this and I checked it out.  It is classic.  The Town Council of Bar Harbor, Maine (prounced Bahh Hhaaabahh) voted to remove lights from a long-standing evergreen “memorial” put up in honor of veterans who fought and or died during the Christmas Eve World War II […]

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Bangor Maine Company Moving to New Hampshire

by Steve MacDonald February 28, 2013

Bangor Daily News. Maine has a “far less than friendly business environment, and that’s clear, no matter what our friend Mr. LePage puts out there,” he said Wednesday morning. “On several levels, I regret leaving the Bangor area, but from a purely economic point of view it doesn’t make sense to stay here any longer.” -Lee Coyle, […]

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Maine Squeeze

by Steve MacDonald November 14, 2010

Maine has something of a bi-polar disorder. They have purple US Republican senators, democrat congressman (still) and just elected a tea party-ish backed governor while handing their entire state legislature over to Republican control for the first time in about 30 years.

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