Consensus Economic Forecasting Commission

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You can’t count on me

Under former governor John Baldacci, a Democrat, state revenue projections were calculated by a panel known as the Consensus Economic Forecasting Commission.
Politics + Other Mistakes
By AL DIAMON  |  October 26, 2012

Back from vacation

Governor Paul LePage recently returned from a Jamaican vacation, which provided fodder for some political controversy, and probably helped him avoid getting into new messes.
Gubernatorial Scorecard

My new excuse

Charlie Colgan isn't to blame for all the mistakes made by . . . uh . . . Charlie Colgan.
Whatever Colgan does, it's not his fault
By AL DIAMON  |  September 10, 2010

Gifts of the magi

OK, so math isn't Poliquin's strong point. And he's a little shaky on consistency. But are those minor flaws enough to convince Santa to leave coal in his stocking?
Who's on the naughty list?
By AL DIAMON  |  December 25, 2009

The sunny side of the street

It's good to be known as an optimist. It keeps people from realizing you're actually a boob.
Politics and other mistakes
By AL DIAMON  |  July 24, 2009
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Second shutdown

Some answers for John Baldacci's unpopularity may be discerned in an event that took place in Old Town March 16 — an event that could have sealed the Maine governor's fate.
The politics of the Georgia-Pacific decision
By LANCE TAPLEY  |  March 29, 2006