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 2017-09-20 08:40 

WGME

[ Maine ]

Gov. LePage: 'Greed' driving lumber prices following hurricanes 4 hours ago... +

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) -- Maine Gov. Paul LePage is calling for a suspension of tariffs on Canadian softwood lumber to ease prices as families and businesses prepare to rebuild after hurricanes Harvey and Irma.The Republican governor blames corporate greed ...

 2017-09-20 02:00 

WLBZ

[ Bangor, Maine ]

LePage: 'Greed' driving lumber prices following hurricanes... +

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Maine Gov. Paul LePage is calling for a suspension of tariffs on Canadian softwood lumber to ease prices as families and businesses prepare to rebuild after hurricanes Harvey and Irma. The Republican governor blames "corporate g...

 2017-09-20 02:00 

WCSH

[ Maine ]

LePage: 'Greed' driving lumber prices following hurricanes... +

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Maine Gov. Paul LePage is calling for a suspension of tariffs on Canadian softwood lumber to ease prices as families and businesses prepare to rebuild after hurricanes Harvey and Irma. The Republican governor blames ...

 2017-09-19 22:06 

Fox Business

Governor: Greed drives lumber prices following hurricanes... +

Gov. Paul LePage is calling for a suspension of tariffs on Canadian softwood lumber to ease prices as families and businesses prepare to rebuild in the aftermath of hurricanes Harvey and Irma and with two more months of hurricane season to go....

 2017-09-19 21:02 

The Sun Journal

[ NH ]

Paul LePage says greedy lumber companies driving up prices... +

PORTLAND — Gov. Paul LePage is calling for a suspension of tariffs on Canadian softwood lumber to ease prices as families and businesses prepare to rebuild in the aftermath of hurricanes Harvey and Irma — and with two more months of hurricane ...

 2017-09-19 20:06 

US News & World Report

LePage: 'Greed' Driving Lumber Prices Following Hurricanes... +

Maine Gov. Paul LePage says "corporate greed" from lumber companies is driving up costs just as families and businesses prepare to rebuild in the aftermath of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma....

 2017-09-18 14:52 

The Sun Journal

[ NH ]

Gov. Paul LePage pleads for repeal of Obamacare... +

AUGUSTA — Gov. Paul LePage is pushing hard to convince Congress this week to repeal the Affordable Care Act. “We have one last shot, this week, to get the votes in the United States Senate to save the system from collapse or takeover,” L...

 2017-09-18 14:52 

The Sun Journal

[ NH ]

Gov. Paul LePage pleads for repeal of Obamacare... +

AUGUSTA — Gov. Paul LePage is pushing hard to convince Congress this week to repeal the Affordable Care Act. "We have one last shot, this week, to get the votes in the United States Senate to save the system from collapse or takeover,” LePage ...

 2017-09-17 03:39 

The Sun Journal

[ NH ]

Lewiston-Auburn merger: It's not so easy to classify each side... +

Despite the support of many Twin Cities business leaders and Gov. Paul LePage, there is widespread skepticism about a proposal to merge the cities of Lewiston and Auburn into one municipality. "A lot of people are wicked upset" at the idea, said Lewiston ...

 2017-09-15 13:33 

The Sun Journal

[ NH ]

Job training programs face uncertain future in Maine... +

Workers, business representatives, economic development officials and education providers on Thursday continued to express bewilderment and anger at Gov. Paul LePage’s apparent decision to withhold millions of dollars in federal funding from regiona...

 2017-09-15 12:22 

The Sun Journal

[ NH ]

Paul LePage's Boothbay home is back on the market after three years... +

BOOTHBAY (AP) — The Maine home purchased by Republican Gov. Paul LePage and his wife Ann three years ago is back on the market — at nearly double the price that the couple purchased it for in 2014. The governor and his wife bought the Boothbay...

 2017-09-15 09:19 

US News & World Report

Gov. Paul LePage's Home Is Back on the Market After 3 Years... +

The Maine home purchased by Republican Gov. Paul LePage and his wife Ann three years ago is back on the market _ at nearly double the price that the couple purchased it for in 2014....

 2017-09-15 09:19 

Washington Times

Gov. Paul LePage's home is back on the market after 3 years... +

The Maine home purchased by Republican Gov. Paul LePage and his wife Ann three years ago is back on the market - at nearly double the price that the couple purchased it for in 2014....

 2017-09-13 11:33 

The Sun Journal

[ NH ]

Paul LePage's push to reform federal funds worries workforce boards... +

AUGUSTA (AP) — Republican Gov. Paul LePage's quest to make sure federal workforce funds go toward job training and not bureaucrats has angered Democratic House Speaker Sara Gideon and the heads of workforce training program who worry his efforts cou...

 2017-09-12 15:27 

US News & World Report

Speaker of Maine House Urges LePage to Accept Work Funds... +

The speaker of the Maine House of Representatives is urging Republican Gov. Paul LePage to change his decision and accept $8 million in federal workforce funding....

 2017-09-11 23:04 

Washington Examiner

Gov. Paul LePage dispute with Labor Department puts Maine job funds on hold... +

Maine governor wanted more control over how federal workforce training money is spent....

 2017-09-08 19:51 

Daily Kos

LePage loses, won't be able to call Medicaid 'welfare' on November's ballot... +

Maine is going to be the first state in the country to have a popular vote on expanding Medicaid. They've reached this point after Gov. Paul LePage's five vetoes of legislative efforts to help the people of the state by taking the Obamacare Medicaid expan...

 2017-09-07 19:30 

Talking Points Memo

LePage Loses Battle To Call Medicaid Expansion 'Welfare' On November Ballot... +

A campaignby Maines firebrand Gov. Paul LePage (R) to make sure Medicaid is labeled welfare in a ballot initiative this......

 2017-09-07 14:33 

The Sun Journal

[ NH ]

Paul LePage spokeswoman questions sick leave, rent control proposals... +

PORTLAND (AP) — A spokeswoman for Maine Republican Gov. Paul LePage says Portland proposals to control rent and require paid sick leave could have unintended negative consequences for the state. LePage spokeswoman Julie Rabinowitz appeared on WGAN-A...

 2017-09-07 14:19 

US News & World Report

LePage Spokeswoman Questions Sick Leave, Rent Control... +

A spokeswoman for Maine's Republican Gov. Paul LePage says Portland proposals to control rent and require paid sick leave could have unintended consequences for the state....

 2017-09-07 07:54 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

LePage's office to match $50,000 donated to Harvey, Irma relief... +

Maine Gov. Paul LePage is encouraging residents to think of those harmed by Hurricane Harvey in Texas and those in harm's way as Hurricane Irma approaches Florida....

 2017-09-07 05:43 

WCSH

[ Maine ]

Gov. LePage encourages Mainers to provide hurricane aid... +

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - Maine Gov. Paul LePage is encouraging residents to think of those harmed by Hurricane Harvey in Texas and those in harm's way as Hurricane Irma approaches Florida. LePage said Wednesday that his office will match the first $50,00...

 2017-09-07 05:43 

WLBZ

[ Bangor, Maine ]

Gov. LePage encourages Mainers to provide hurricane aid... +

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - Maine Gov. Paul LePage is encouraging residents to think of those harmed by Hurricane Harvey in Texas and those in harm's way as Hurricane Irma approaches Florida. LePage said Wednesday that his office will match the first $50,00...

 2017-09-06 19:36 

US News & World Report

Governor Encourages Mainers to Provide Hurricane Aid... +

Maine Gov. Paul LePage is encouraging residents to think of those harmed by Hurricane Harvey and those in harm's way as Hurricane Irma approaches....

 2017-09-06 19:36 

Washington Times

Governor encourages Mainers to provide hurricane aid... +

Maine Gov. Paul LePage is encouraging residents to think of those harmed by Hurricane Harvey in Texas and those in harm's way as Hurricane Irma approaches Florida....

 2017-09-06 15:22 

The Sun Journal

[ NH ]

Ken Fredette announces he is running for governor... +

PORTLAND (AP) — Ken Fredette, a Republican and longtime ally of Maine Gov. Paul LePage, is joining the state governor's race. The Portland Press Herald reports the 53-year-old announced his run Wednesday morning at his law offices....

 2017-09-06 15:09 

US News & World Report

House Minority Leader Ken Fredette Joins Governor's Race... +

Ken Fredette, a Republican and longtime ally of Maine Gov. Paul LePage, is joining the state governor's race....

 2017-09-06 12:12 

The Sun Journal

[ NH ]

LePage appoints former energy executive to administration... +

AUGUSTA (AP) — Republican Gov. Paul LePage says he has hired a former energy executive as his new energy chief. LePage said Tuesday that former Downeast Energy Corp. Chief Financial Officer Steven McGrath began his tenure as director of the governor...

 2017-09-06 04:09 

US News & World Report

Governor Appoints Former Energy Biz CFO to Administration... +

Republican Gov. Paul LePage says he has hired a former energy executive as his new energy chief....

 2017-09-06 04:09 

Washington Times

Governor appoints former energy biz CFO to administration... +

Republican Gov. Paul LePage says he has hired a former energy executive as his new energy chief....

 2017-09-01 19:46 

WLBZ

[ Bangor, Maine ]

Bangor officials want input on state psychiatric home... +

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Bangor, Maine, officials want public input on the Republican governor's plan to build a new psychiatric residence without legislative oversight. Gov. Paul LePage is moving ahead with plans to build a 21-bed residence in Bangor f...

 2017-09-01 19:31 

New Haven Register

Bangor officials want input on state psychiatric home... +

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Bangor, Maine, officials want public input on the Republican governor's plan to build a new psychiatric residence without legislative oversight.Gov. Paul LePage is moving ahead with plans to build a 21-bed residence in Bangor fo...

 2017-09-01 11:35 

The Sun Journal

[ NH ]

Lawmakers may tackle ranked-choice voting, pot bills in special session... +

AUGUSTA (AP) — The Democratic House speaker hopes lawmakers will tackle ranked choice voting and marijuana legalization bills when they return for a special session this fall. Maine Gov. Paul LePage told lawmakers Wednesday he's calling them back to...

 2017-09-01 04:18 

New Haven Register

Lawmakers could tackle ranked-choice voting, pot bills... +

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - The Democratic House speaker hopes lawmakers will tackle ranked choice voting and marijuana legalization bills when they return for a special session this fall.Maine Gov. Paul LePage told lawmakers Wednesday he's calling them bac...

 2017-09-01 00:10 

WLBZ

[ Bangor, Maine ]

Meat producers agree with governor on need to change law... +

AUGUSTA, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Governor Paul LePage wants the Legislature to return to Augusta to fix some problems, including a new lawwhich he signedthat the Governor says poses big concerns for small farmers and meat producers....

 2017-09-01 00:10 

WCSH

[ Maine ]

Meat producers agree with governor on need to change law... +

AUGUSTA, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Governor Paul LePage wants the Legislature to return to Augusta to fix some problems, including a new lawwhich he signedthat the Governor says poses big concerns for small farmers and meat producers....

 2017-08-31 20:52 

The Daily Caller

Paul LePage Scores Victory Against Big Labor In Maine... +

Maine's two largest public sector labor unions agreed to let employees opt out of paying union dues, somethingMaine Gov. Paul Lepage has been pushing....

 2017-08-31 20:29 

Fox Business

Maine governor says Trump lumber tariffs threatening jobs... +

Gov. Paul LePage has asked President Donald Trump's administration to exempt eastern Canadian provinces from softwood lumber tariffs that he says will lead to layoffs and shut-down operations in Maine....

 2017-08-31 19:39 

The Sun Journal

[ NH ]

Paul LePage says Donald Trump lumber tariffs threatening jobs... +

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine's Republican governor is asking President Donald Trump's administration to ease up stiff softwood lumber tariffs he says are leading to "devastating" job losses. Gov. Paul LePage this month asked U.S. Commerce Secretary ...

 2017-08-31 13:36 

The Sun Journal

[ NH ]

Two unions agree to Paul LePage’s ‘right to work’ contract language... +

Two of the state’s largest public sector labor unions have agreed to eliminate the requirement that all employees pay union fees whether or not they are members. David Heidrich, a spokesman for the Department of Administrative and Financial Services...

 2017-08-31 13:23 

WLBZ

[ Bangor, Maine ]

Special session must clarify food regulations, urges LePage... +

Gov. Paul LePage warns of potential conflicts between federal, state and local authority concerning food sovereignty unless lawmakers act...

 2017-08-31 13:02 

WCSH

[ Maine ]

Special session must clarify food regulations, urges LePage... +

Gov. Paul LePage warns of potential conflicts between federal, state and local authority concerning food sovereignty unless lawmakers act...

 2017-08-31 12:01 

The Sun Journal

[ NH ]

Paul LePage calling special session over food sovereignty law... +

AUGUSTA (AP) — Maine Gov. Paul LePage says he's calling lawmakers back to Augusta over the food sovereignty law. LePage told legislative leaders in a letter dated Tuesday that a special session is necessary before the law takes effect on Nov. 1 beca...

 2017-08-31 07:52 

WMTW

[ Maine ]

LePage calling special session over food sovereignty law... +

Maine Gov. Paul LePage says he's calling lawmakers back to Augusta over the food sovereignty law....

 2017-08-30 21:03 

US News & World Report

Governor Calling Special Session Over Food Sovereignty Law... +

Maine Gov. Paul LePage says he's calling lawmakers back to Augusta over the food sovereignty law....

 2017-08-30 16:50 

Daily Kos

Maine Gov. LePage tells the quarter of Mainers on Medicaid they're undeserving welfare-takers... +

Maine will be the first state in the country to have a popular vote on Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act this November. The people of the state succeeded in overriding their incompetent, bombastic Gov. Paul LePage by getting a citizen's ini...

 2017-08-29 20:17 

The Sun Journal

[ NH ]

Paul LePage names new press secretary... +

AUGUSTA — Gov. Paul LePage appointed a new press secretary Tuesday. Julie Rabinowitz, the Maine Labor Department’s director of policy, operations and communication, will start in the new role on Sept. 5. “Julie has worked closely with .....

 2017-08-28 21:34 

San Jose Mercury

Maine governor to Canadians: Trump truly believes in free trade... +

Maine's Republican governor reassured Canadian leaders Monday that President Donald Trump "truly believes" in having free trade and they shouldn't read too much into what they hear. Gov. Paul LePage and other New England governors met with Eastern Canadia...

 2017-08-28 21:29 

Toronto Star

Donald Trump really does believe in free trade, Maine Gov. Paul LePage says... +

CHARLOTTETOWN—;A key ally of Donald Trump says Canadians should understand the U.S. president believes in free trade, and they shouldn’t read too much into what they hear.Maine Governor Paul LePage, in Charlottetown for a meeting of Eastern C...

 2017-08-28 19:17 

Seacoastonline.com

[ NH ]

LePage tells Canadians: Trump 'truly believes' in free trade... +

Maine's Republican governor is reassuring Canadian leaders that President Donald Trump "truly believes" in having free trade, and they shouldn't read too much into what they hear.Gov. Paul LePage and other New England governors met with Eastern Canadian p...

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