Saturday, February 4, 2023

Tag: Maine

Maine’s billion-dollar lobster industry wins reprieve

The lobster industry and environmental groups have been at odds for years over the protection of the endangered North Atlantic whale, but recently won reprieve from regulations.

Maine becomes first state to make corporations pay for recycling

“While we’re first in the U.S., we’re not going to be the last.”

Big bucks ready to flow into Maine as Susan Collins aims...

The Democratic nominee to challenge Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) in 2020 will start with millions of dollars in the bank. And the picture of...

Maine becomes first state to ban Native American mascots at public...

"Our people, communities and understanding and respect for one another are Maine's source of pride, and it is time our symbols reflect that."

Elect president by popular vote: Maine joins movement to give Electoral...

"The bill ensures that every vote, in every state, will matter in every presidential election."

Ranked-choice voting flips House seat in Maine

"A victory not just for Democratic challenger Jared Golden, but voters who demand a fair and representative process."

Power begins at home: Vote

Building power at the state level matters now more than ever.

Maine Supreme Court upholds use of ranked-choice voting, will be used...

"Today's decision by the Maine Supreme Court confirms that the Maine people are sovereign and have the final say."

For Those Who Don’t Want to Vote for the Lesser of...

Ranked-choice voting is catching on, and Maine might become the first state to help citizens vote for candidates they actually want.

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How corporations hope to eviscerate workers’ right to strike

Corporations so fear this kind of worker power that they’re asking the U.S. Supreme Court to rig the scales and help them kill future strikes before they even begin.

Can the Military-Industrial Complex be tamed?

Cutting the Pentagon's budget in half would finally force the generals to think.

‘Death sentence for women and families’: US court blocks domestic violence gun ban

The court ruled that the law prohibiting people with domestic violence restraining orders from owning guns "fails to pass constitutional muster," and that the ban is an outlier "that our ancestors never would have accepted."

The interminable, withering babble from today’s Tower of Babel

When the end is messianic, imperial, “destiny” or God’s will—human fabrications made into commandments—all civilized bets are off.

Department of Veteran Affairs exceeds goal of providing safe, stable homes to veterans in...

The VA permanently housed 40,401 homeless veterans.