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Christopher Cousins

About Christopher Cousins

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

House Democrats slam the door on GOP welfare reform in series of close votes

A long day’s journey into night Monday in the House of Representatives saw Democrats hammer down the welfare reform agenda of Gov. Paul LePage and many Republicans.  The House was in session until 11 p.m., debating a series of bills, with Health and Human Services Committee Reps. Deb Sanderson, R-Chelsea and Drew Gattine, D-Westbrook, leading their parties for […]