This administration is so obsessed with restrictions to social service program access, I’m worried they’re totally missing what recipients actually need in this social and economic climate.
Ideology makes for interesting table conversation, but lousy policy — especially when all available data contradicts the ideological conclusion.
Politicians love to profess their faith when they’re running for office, but once they’re in there …
So many discussions default to Republicans saying cut, cut, cut and Democrats saying hold on a second … we don’t really ever have an unbiased conversation about welfare. (Senator Nathan Libby)
I hope he keeps it up, though, and accepts an invitation from Catherine Lewis.
The challenge in the wake of all our manufacturing job losses is how to bring pride back to all of Maine’s citizens and communities.
Melania Trump didn’t turn us into a nation that worships at the feet of the ultra rich then complains about the consequences. We own that mess.
Opening primaries to all Maine voters might be a good way to start changing that troubling statistic.
And who the heck is encouraging Commissioner Mayhew to run for governor given her track record at DHHS, which now includes trying to jettison a self-sustaining, tax generating medical marijuana program? Maybe some folks at the department need to find a strain that could help with their thinking.
I had a feeling I couldn’t describe until I saw it above me, getting beaten by the wind.