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Occupy the School Board: Reflections on the 2014 Portland School Budget

          Since the Portland Superintendent announced next year’s school budget, I have received about a hundred emails and letters from concerned parents, teachers, and constituents. Every letter has encouraged me not to cut positions and to … Continue reading

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Politicians: Don’t give us austerity, give us a future

The original Portland Press Herald article: http://www.pressherald.com/news/lepage-no-bonds-for-state-projects_2012-06-13.html In Dennis Hoey’s article “Governor holds off on issuing of bonds”, Lepage claims that by refusing to issue $40 million for projects around the state, he will save the people of Maine from … Continue reading

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