Forecaster columnist Edgar Allen Beem has been a lightning rod for love/hate letters over past statements. Just look at the recent letters to the Forecaster concerning Beem: “Beem needs a time-out“, “Beem’s ‘satire’ hits the mark“, and “Beem has it all wrong“. Beem’s most recent column is sure to make 16 people very unhappy and one left smiling. (more…)
Dirigo Blue, formerly Turn Maine Blue, is reporting this morning that gubernatorial candidate Steve Rowe backs same-sex marriage legislation. In a comment to Dirigo Blue Rowe stated, “I support the marriage equality bill, and I will work to see the people’s veto defeated.”
As Rowe has supported the LGBT community in the past and received an endorsement from the Downeast Pride Alliance, this should not come as a surprise. Rowe is not the only Democratic candidate to support the LGBT community. The Maine Democratic website lists Rosa Scarcelli as a patron of the recent Southern Maine Pride reception. Rep. Dawn Hill voted for the passage of LD 1020.
Watch for upcoming pieces LD 1020 People’s Veto.