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.
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)
At least the 128th Maine Legislature seems to have a handle on things. Their performance with the recreational marijuana retail sales moratorium was smoking!
Writing about single parenthood as a single parent has its challenges.
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.