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Up in the air

In late June, Maine senators Olympia Snowe and Susan Collins voted for our health when they voted against a proposal to block the Environmental Protection Agency's Mercury and Air Toxics Standards (MATS) for power plants.
Going Green
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  July 06, 2012
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Who passed voter ID?

Two months ago Hans von Spakovsky of the conservative Heritage Foundation, de facto apologist for a new wave of conservative-inspired voter ID laws, appeared on PBS NewsHour to defend the cause.

By DAVID SCHARFENBERG  |  May 18, 2012

Long term plan

Since you're reading this column, I assume you're a person well-versed in the important matters facing this state, or else you're insanely bored and found my stuff marginally more entertaining than the legal notices.
Maine Legislature in 2012
By AL DIAMON  |  December 09, 2011

I’ll miss you, Herman — sorta

The news just a few days ago that Herman Cain was dropping out of the race to become the Republican nominee for the 2012 presidential race kind of made me sad.
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By SHAY STEWART-BOULEY  |  December 09, 2011

Last choice

It's an outrage that a small group of devious political insiders has been allowed to manipulate the democratic process in a blatant attempt to restrict voting rights.
Voter suppression
By AL DIAMON  |  October 07, 2011

Referendum questions

All Maine voters — whether you are registered as a member of a particular party or not — get to vote on five questions on June 8.
June Election
By JEFF INGLIS  |  May 21, 2010