Tag Archives: Shawn Scott

LePage: ‘Greed’ motivates push for new Maine casino

Good morning from Augusta, where the Maine Legislature is closed today because of a storm dropping a wintry mix across much of the state, prompting more than 800 delays and cancellations. But it didn’t stop Gov. Paul LePage from making his regular Tuesday appearance on WVOM. The news? His opposition to a proposed York County […]

Maine delegation to VA: Extend rural care program

Good morning from Augusta, where the Maine Legislature is racing to finish work, with full calendars in the House of Representatives and Senate on Thursday. But we’ll start with far-reaching veterans issues. On Wednesday, U.S. Reps. Bruce Poliquin and Chellie Pingree introduced a bill to extend a program allowing rural veterans to get health care close to home that […]

Is the campaign for a new Maine casino in danger?

Backers of a new casino in York County submitted signatures to the state on Monday to place a question seeking Maine voters’ support for the effort on the November 2016 state ballot, but given reports from clerks in Maine’s biggest cities and the campaign’s opaque nature, we’re not sure if it’ll get there. To get on this year’s ballot, […]