Tag Archives: Question 1

Despite agreement against Question 1, LePage’s rift with Thibodeau continues

On Thursday, the Bangor Daily News published a column co-authored by Gov. Paul LePage, Senate President Mike Thibodeau and House Minority Leader Ken Fredette which had some people wondering whether the rift between LePage and the Legislature, which reached epic proportions earlier this year, has begun to narrow. Not so, said Thibodeau. While the three […]

Ex-Maine Gov. John Baldacci opposes Question 1

Former Maine Gov. John Baldacci came out against Question 1 on the November ballot in a radio interview on Thursday. He’s the most prominent Democrat so far to come out against the referendum, which would increase funding for Maine’s taxpayer-funded election system, add transparency requirements for political advertisements from outside groups and increase penalties for election […]

New Portland METRO ads extol virtues of marijuana over booze

Portland’s METRO is going green. They’re not going to start burning vegetable oil or anything like that, but there will be a lot more marijuana on the buses and bus shelters than ever before: The national group pushing for legalization of marijuana in Maine — first in Portland, then statewide — have launched a series of […]