Cutting access without first understanding the how’s and why’s of what works in conjunction with what other things or the how’s and why’s of what’s not working for whom isn’t helpful.
The only problem is, there’s more to being in charge of the best interests of the citizens of a state than just cash pools and balanced books in one department.
Since the LePage administration is so concerned about obesity, I’m surprised such a waiver isn’t high on the list of priorities — especially considering adult obesity in Maine is a much bigger problem than childhood obesity.
I’m more than happy to use my blog to let any veterans who might be interested know that there’s a medical marijuana event in Winthrop on the 25th that’s geared toward them.
If the Augusta School Department is looking at cutting teachers who work with at-risk youth while spending over $260,000 on superintendent costs, the answer is yes.
Yes, it was a good thing that LePage showed up and gave the address in person rather than in hostile letter form like last year. However, that’s just a governor doing his job, not the second coming of a deity warranting celebration and hand-kissing.
I had such a good time checking in on the VLA committee, my thoughts about the governor’s State of the State speech will have to wait.
70% of Maine elections are decided in the primaries. Nearly 4 out of 10 eligible voters are independents, and are thus prohibited from participating in these elections — even though they pay the taxes that fund them. (Reps. Kent Ackley and Owen Casas)
And can we survive his governance? I’m already treating my Trump fatigue. Or maybe it’s a new kind of PTSD — President Trump Stress Disorder.