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Free our food
"From farm to table" isn't just a meaningless foodie slogan anymore. It's the rallying cry for the smallest of small-scale farming operations in Maine, which are fighting against what they consider to be burdensome state and federal regulations.
Small farmers demand independence from agrobusiness industry rules
| May 06, 2011
Barring the way to public records
The Maine Legislature is considering a move that will make it more difficult for concerned citizens to find out what their government is up to.
More Government Fees
| March 19, 2010
Newspapers need to be stronger watchdogs about government attempts to intrude on individual rights.
| February 12, 2010
After the battle
In a fast-moving and historic couple of days in Augusta (pity they don't move so fast on other important issues), the Maine Legislature last week approved same-sex marriage, and Governor John Baldacci ended weeks of speculation about what he would do
Where will same-sex marriage be in 2010?
| May 15, 2009
From the podium at EqualityMaine's 25th anniversary dinner last Saturday night, former state senator Ethan Strimling posed a question to the 630 people in attendance: If gay marriage were allowed in Maine, how many of you would tie the knot?
Fighting for a basic civil right without repeating other states' mistakes
| March 25, 2009
Legislature will take up gay marriage this session
Maine lawmakers are certain to debate gay marriage in 2009, with competing marriage-related bills slated to be filed with the Legislature this week.
| January 14, 2009
Not average assault
It’s been four years since I landed here in Maine and during that time, my life has taken many twists and turns.
| September 20, 2006
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