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.
I can’t fathom why Democrats are willing to waste so much political capital on a relative non-issue.
Waitressing and bartending are the only jobs I’ve ever had where the amount of money I made in a given shift was immediately and directly related to how well and how hard I worked.
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.
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.