Tag Archives: Tom Saviello

LePage: Rich Mainers likely ‘excited as hell’ over conservation funding

Gov. Paul LePage said last week that he’ll release $5 million in conservation bonds that he has been holding up, but he’s not terribly happy about it. In LePage’s weekly radio appearance on a WVOM talk show, host George Hale said a project that received a share of conservation money that the Republican governor released in October is […]

Maine poll: Wide support for welfare reform, less certainty on taxes

A recent poll shows wide support for changes to Maine’s welfare system, but respondents would rather see property taxes go down than get an income tax cut. It bodes well for the part of the Maine Republican Party’s proposed 2016 referendum to reform welfare in Maine. But there’s less certainty about the other half of that plan — to roll back the state income […]