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Christopher Cousins

About Christopher Cousins

Christopher Cousins has worked as a journalist in Maine for more than 15 years and covered state government for numerous media organizations before joining the Bangor Daily News in 2009.

LePage rebuffs superintendents’ call for permanent education commissioner

In a letter dated June 30, the Maine School Superintendents Association urged Gov. Paul LePage to appoint a permanent education commissioner. LePage, who rescinded his nomination of former Husson University President William Beardsley after Democrats said they would question him during confirmation proceedings about his positions on transgender rights and teaching evolution, has appointed Beardsley deputy […]