Steve Rowe and the Women Vote

Former Senate President Beth Edmonds has released a statement asking for contributions to the Steven Rowe campaign. Beth Edmonds served four terms in the State Senate and was elected Senate President in 2003, making her the second woman to serve in that position.  Environmental groups, LGBT rights groups, labor, and educational groups supported Edmonds in her 2006 run for senate, which she won. Edmonds also has been involved with the National Organization for Women. Continue reading

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Yes On 3 Asks Maine to Start Over

The Yes on 3 campaign to repeal school consolidation believes that the “experiment” is not working.  Political manipulation have allowed some districts to remain exempt while others are threatened Yes on 3 says.  School consolidation, they say, is too rigid, has saved no money, and must be repealed so that a better plan can be put in place.  Read the most recent statement from Yes on 3 after the cut. Continue reading

Weekly Blog Round-Up: Referendum Questions, Portland GOP, & More

A  round-up of stories published Sept 27th – Oct 3rd at The Maine View and from other Maine blogs. Continue reading

Legal Memorandum Challenges Yes On 1 Claims

The No On 1/Protect Maine Equality has released a challenge to the “Laycock Letter” use in the recent Yes On 1 campaigns.   You can read the Laycock letter here (pdf warning)

The NO on 1/Protect Maine Equality campaign today slammed the latest attempt by the Yes campaign to distract voters from the real issues surrounding Question 1.  On Thursday, the Yes campaign produced — for the first time — a letter by University of Michigan law professor Douglas Laycock to Gov. John Baldacci urging him not to sign the bill unless it contained certain provisions Laycock claimed would address religious liberty. Continue reading

Weekly Blog Round-Up: Same-Sex Marriage, MLTI, Interviews, Health Care, & More

A  round-up of stories published Aug 31st – Sept 5th at The Maine View and from other Maine blogs. Continue reading