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.
I hope he keeps it up, though, and accepts an invitation from Catherine Lewis.
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.
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.
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.
At least the 128th Maine Legislature seems to have a handle on things. Their performance with the recreational marijuana retail sales moratorium was smoking!