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Federal Programs News ItemsCBO concludes CHIP will not be affected by proposal - Lewiston Sun Journal5/27/2018 12:11:01 AM
CBO concludes CHIP will not be affected by proposal Lewiston Sun Journal Kids in the program in Maine and across America will continue their health insurance coverage until 2023, when CHIP will be scheduled for another reauthorization. For the next six years, the money which I voted to fund CHIP will remain, ... The ...
Don't listen to the spin: Taking back unspent CHIP funds won't harm a single child - Bangor Daily News5/24/2018 7:30:40 AM
Bangor Daily News Don't listen to the spin: Taking back unspent CHIP funds won't harm a single child Bangor Daily News Kids in the program in Maine and across America will continue to have their health insurance coverage until 2023, when CHIP is scheduled for another reauthorization. For the next six years, the money that I voted to fund CHIP with will remain ... and more »
Our View: Don't look the other way on student hunger - Press Herald5/23/2018 4:02:08 AM
Press Herald Our View: Don't look the other way on student hunger Press Herald In Maine , according to a 2015 legislative report, only 61 percent of students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch are participating. Unfortunately, very few Maine schools have opted for the federal program, despite the many that qualify, and the ... and more »
New Studies Confirm A Surge In Coal Miners' Disease - Maine Public5/22/2018 6:03:29 PM
Maine Public New Studies Confirm A Surge In Coal Miners' Disease Maine Public The study found that state or federal programs paid for two-thirds of the transplants. These costs are expected to rise with the spike in advanced disease. "We see increasing numbers and increasing rates of lung transplants, but if you looked further ... and more »
Seven Democrats see similar path toward Blaine House - Press Herald5/20/2018 4:06:08 AM
Press Herald Seven Democrats see similar path toward Blaine House Press Herald Paul LePage's legacy, the Democratic Blaine House hopefuls insist Maine needs a more inclusive, collaborative and open-minded leader to face its social, demographic and economic challenges. MEDICAID EXPANSION. Despite the fact that 59 percent of Maine ... and more »
Bipartisan legislation promotes high-speed internet to nation's farms, ranches - PenBayPilot.com5/17/2018 9:26:17 PM
PenBayPilot.com Bipartisan legislation promotes high-speed internet to nation's farms, ranches PenBayPilot.com U.S. Senator Angus King, I- Maine , is supporting legislation to promote precision agriculture and rural broadband deployment. The “Precision Agriculture Connectivity Act of 2018” would direct the Federal Communications Commission to establish a task ...
Industry Leaders Partner to Deliver a Roadmap for Building a High Performance Organization (HPO) - PR Newswire (press release)5/1/2018 9:07:09 AM
Industry Leaders Partner to Deliver a Roadmap for Building a High Performance Organization (HPO) PR Newswire (press release) WASHINGTON and PORTLAND, Maine , May 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Asset Leadership Network (ALN) and 4tell™ Solutions, LP (4tell™) announced today the publication of ASSET MANAGEMENT IN HIGH PERFORMANCE ORGANIZATIONS – A Roadmap to ... The paper was co ... and more »
Eastern Panhandle leaders lobby Congress against funding cuts - Martinsburg Journal4/29/2018 2:30:43 AM
Martinsburg Journal Eastern Panhandle leaders lobby Congress against funding cuts Martinsburg Journal Municipal officials from New York to Iowa to Florida to Maine also joined the effort. A bureaucratic bowl of alphabet soup of federal agencies administer about three ... Ward said the First & Main lobbying campaign is designed to remind members of ...
The Draft 2018 Farm Bill Is Good for Big Ag, Bad for Food Systems - Sierra Magazine4/27/2018 11:09:53 PM
Sierra Magazine The Draft 2018 Farm Bill Is Good for Big Ag, Bad for Food Systems Sierra Magazine While Speaker Paul Ryan, the Wisconsin Republican, lauded the farm bill as “the precise thing we need to do to get people from welfare to work,” Democratic representative Chellie Pingree of Maine described the farm bill as “the latest partisan battle ... Senators introduce bill to recruit and train next generation of farmers Fence Post all 24 news articles »
State and Local Programs News ItemsSenate, House pass $1.5T tax bill; House must revote Wednesday - Las Vegas Review-Journal12/19/2017 1:10:05 PM
Las Vegas Review-Journal Senate, House pass $1.5T tax bill; House must revote Wednesday Las Vegas Review-Journal She said state and local programs would be on the chopping block because of a reduction in revenue. Nevada's congressional delegation voted along ... Susan Collins, R- Maine , for her vote on the bill. Still, eliminating the mandate is expected to result ... and more »
Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017: Tax bill slashes Medicare funding, Gagnon gives Moore a pass, don't drill in the Arctic - Bangor Daily News11/28/2017 2:05:56 PM
Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017: Tax bill slashes Medicare funding, Gagnon gives Moore a pass, don't drill in the Arctic Bangor Daily News Congressional leaders are trying to rush this bill into law, and there are several aspects of the bill that would have dire consequences for millions of Americans, including thousands in Maine . First of all ... Maintaining consistency in the length of ... and more »
Who pays, who doesn't pay taxes in Rockland - Courier-Gazette & Camden Herald8/18/2017 4:03:32 AM
Courier-Gazette & Camden Herald Who pays, who doesn't pay taxes in Rockland Courier-Gazette & Camden Herald Central Maine Power is the second-highest taxpayer in Rockland, paying $287,000 on a valuation of $12.9 million. Snowplow manufacturer Douglas Dynamics (Fisher Engineering) is third, at $269,000 on taxable valuation of $12.1 million. O'Hara Corp. is ... and more »
A boon for rural jobs? Or a $60 million boondoggle? - Cincinnati.com6/29/2017 3:54:28 PM
Cincinnati.com A boon for rural jobs? Or a $60 million boondoggle? Cincinnati.com Maine , however, issued a report stating that its program made a difference. That's even though that state's program came under intense scrutiny following a major controversy involving a failed attempt to save a paper mill in that state. Other examples ...