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State e-mail retrieval: $36K + 1 year — or free, and right now

Happily, the estimated $36,000 cost state officials told a reporter it would cost to retrieve certain e-mails sent to or from Kurt Adams when he was chairman of the Maine Public Utilities Commission turns out to have been a gross overstatement.
Bureaufusion Concratic Dept.
By JEFF INGLIS  |  September 17, 2010

Maine's broken e-mail system

When Naomi Schalit of the Maine Center for Public Interest Reporting asked for electronic copies of e-mails between the chairman of the Maine Public Utilities Commission and representatives of companies the PUC dealt with, she did not expect to receive
Press releases
By JEFF INGLIS  |  August 27, 2010

Talking points

Rich Connor's reforms have brought a much-needed sharpened focus to the Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram and its sister papers. Certain changes, though, are raising eyebrows not just for what they are, but because of how Connor is doing th
Press Releases
By JEFF INGLIS  |  August 28, 2009

Truly, don't miss this


For those who think I don't give credit where it's due, I am announcing that the Blethen Maine Newsp...
By Jeff Inglis  |  March 25, 2009

Pollution Watch

Maine environmental activists hope a shake-up at the DEP will make the department more responsive to their interests. But will it?
Dredging the Department of Environmental Protection
By SARA DONNELLY  |  January 09, 2006