Posts Tagged ‘LePage’

Jun
2014
10

Peas in an Anti-Union Pod: ABC of Maine Endorses Worker-Hater Paul LePage

Peas in an Anti-Union Pod: ABC of Maine Endorses Worker-Hater Paul LePage
  The Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) of Maine have endorsed Gov. Paul LePage in his quest for a second term.  Speaking to a crowd following the endorsement, LePage trumpeted his decision to veto a bill that would have raised the minimum wage. This was the primary reason he gave that non-union contractors should support [&hellip...
Mar
2014
6

Le Bully: DOL Says Maine Gov Pressured Unemployment Officials Into Siding with Businesses

Le Bully: DOL Says Maine Gov Pressured Unemployment Officials Into Siding with Businesses
  A federal review from the Department of Labor (DOL) shows that Maine Gov. Paul LePage endangered the fair-hearings process last year when he summoned unemployment hearing officers to a mandatory lunch at the Governor’s residence. At the lunch, LePage pressured them to begin ruling in favor of businesses.   The review also found that...
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Jun
2013
24

If You Can’t Beat ‘Em, Delete ‘Em: Maine Gov Blacklisting Three Newspapers He Doesn’t Like

If You Can't Beat 'Em, Delete 'Em: Maine Gov Blacklisting Three Newspapers He Doesn't Like
  Maine Gov. Paul LePage’s administration will not comment on stories published by three Maine newspapers he claims oppose his administration. This is news about not making news. The three outcast publications are the Portland Press Herald, the Kennebec Journal and the Morning Sentinel.  All three are owned by parent company Maine...