Weekly Blog Round-Up: Education, Portland Republicans, Marriage & More

A  round-up of stories published Sept 20th – Sept 26th at The Maine View and from other Maine blogs.

The Maine View looked at a new Maine poll on health care, covered No On 1 developments here, here, here, and here. Maine teacher salaries were compared with money spent on inmates.  The Maine View announced an upcoming series on education in Maine.

At Augusta Insider Dan Billings responded to a “truther” editorial and Rob Tornoe comments on the Portland Press Herald’s editorial amnesia.  Maine’s political Tweets are analyzed and the 15th Gubernatorial Twitter update was presented.  The poll on Question 1 has ended, but the Question 2 poll has just begun.  A brouhaha over a Portland Republican event was further explored as well.

Pine Tree Politics ask if Peter Cianchette will run for governor, gubernatorial candidate Matt Jacobson examines wind power in Maine, and looks at the truth behind a new Bush Administration tell-all.

Dirigo Blue examines same-sex marriage and education here, here, and here.  Gubernatorial candidate Rosa Scarcelli’s views on school shut down days and her new campaign manager were posted.

At As Maine Goes Tom McLaughlin looks ahead to Constitution Day, the fight over health care, and Lynne Williams speaks on the Catholic Church’s opposition to same-sex marriage.

Maine Politics fondly remembers Michael Heath,

Tongue-In-Cheek throws in their two cents on marriage.

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