I did my best to bite my tongue for days …
It is the job of the legislature to receive voter approved referenda and find a way to make them work, and that’s the lawmakers who drafted the legislation are trying to do.
It’s a Maine-made thing, and I am grateful.
It’s a great idea if somehow a few hundred overdose deaths in a year isn’t quite enough.
If Governor LePage and DHHS Commissioner Mary Mayhew think 40 percent of poverty is enough to cover basic family expenses and a healthcare plan for a parent, they really need one.
All it took was a sufficient number of mental health professionals and policy-makers explaining why it was okay that so many mentally ill people are landing in jails and homeless shelters and other unnecessary states of crisis.
If the Democratic and Republican caucuses can follow the example set by their legislative leaders on Tuesday, the 128th has the potential to be a very productive legislature.
And it should have gone poorly from there …
It’s like 2016 was the culmination of a conscious attempt to achieve an ugly outcome the first President of the United States of America specifically told us to avoid.
I’m no expert on the nuances of solar power or the solar power industry, but I am an expert on running behind on my electric bill.