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M.A.P.: The 20 LEAST & WORST Covered Maine Political Stories of 2012 (Part 2)

With the end of 2012 fast approaching, we decided to take a look back at the stories that Maine’s media covered poorly, or just flat out ignored. Would 2012 have ended any differently if the Maine media had done a better job covering these stories? Only the people of Maine can answer that...

M.A.P.: The 20 LEAST & WORST Covered Maine Political Stories of 2012 (Part 1)

With the end of 2012 fast approaching, we decided to take a look back at the stories that Maine’s media covered poorly, or just flat out ignored. Would 2012 have ended any differently if the Maine media had done a better job covering these stories? Only the people of Maine can answer that question....

MAINE JOBS – WHAT’S THE STORY?

Critics of Maine’s recent economic growth policies have loudly attacked policy reformers with claims such as “Maine Lost 1,300 Jobs In 2011” a claim that originated from a “report” by the Maine Center For Economic Policy. This claim was was subsequently picked up by liberal Senate Democrats as...

Media Brief: Press Herald & Colin Woodard, It Takes Brass

As former President Bill Clinton said at the Democratic National Convenion recently, “It takes some brass to attack a guy for doing what you did,” but here in Maine we just might have a very good example of what the former President was talking about. On Sept. 1, the Portland Press Herald ran a...

Are Maine Democrats Calling For Right-To-Work, corporate income tax cuts, etc., or just playing political games?

Do Maine Democrats support Right-To-Work laws, cutting regulations, income & corporate tax cuts, school choice and education reforms? Or are they just playing games? Dems new ad points to Forbes 2011 Best States For Business rankings. Have you seen the new ads the Maine Democratic party is running?...

Rep. Berry wrong to spin Moody’s Outlook Revision

As you may have seen, last week Moody’s revised Maine’s credit outlook from stable to negative. In the report, Moody’s cited three areas of concern: History of recurring budget shortfalls Lack of rainy day funds Lack of liquidity Read the report here. Before the day was out, many of the...

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