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Phoenix inquiry prompts LePage's FOAA training

Phoenix inquiry prompts LePage's FOAA training

Good thing we checked. When Governor Paul LePage was spouting his various opinions about open government (including that there should be limits to the most...
By Jeff Inglis  |  April 11, 2011

Photos: Anonymous at 'Freedom of Information' Rally

Members of the protest group Anonymous hold a rally for 'Freedom of Information' at the Boston Commons on February 19, 2011.
Anonymous on the Boston Commons | February 19, 2011
By CHRISSY BULAKITES  |  February 25, 2011

Maine's enemies of free speech: Marraché and Waxman

In this week's issue of the Portland Phoenix, we publish a round-up of various assaults on free spee...
By Jeff Inglis  |  July 09, 2009

Government secrecy is fine with the Maine Supreme Court

Today, the Maine Supreme Court handed down a split decision in a case I've written about before (see...
By Jeff Inglis  |  June 17, 2008

UPDATED: Maine Attorney General obstructs public information

UPDATED 3:10 pm May 15: The governor, through his spokesman, David Farmer, has said he supports the ...
By importer  |  May 15, 2008

AG opposed to open government

In the there-oughta-be-a-law departmentHere is a line from an e-mail sent today to our office by S...
By importer  |  June 18, 2007