The Coastal Packet: Missing posts

Saturday, November 26

Missing posts

We accidentally deleted our most recent posts. Here are some of them
 
Nearly two thirds of state legislture candidates used public funding
 
Maine’s 2nd District saw more negative advertising during the campaign than any other U.S. House race

 
Minimum wage hike more popular than Trump or Clinton

 
Maine drought to continue
 
Press Herald - The long-running drought in much of the Northeastern United States is expected to persist through the winter.

The drought is the worst seen in more than a decade. It has been devastating to farmers and resulted in water restrictions in many places. It has dried up drinking wells and dropped lake levels.
State energy director quitting
 
Press Herald - Patrick Woodcock is stepping down as Gov. Paul LePage's energy director, citing a “broken” process in which lobbyists have too much influence in crafting energy policy as a contributing factor in his decision. In an interview with the Portland Press Herald, Woodcock said he enjoys the job he has held since 2013, but he expressed frustration with the power of lobbyists to define and advance energy policy in a citizen Legislature, where the turnover makes it hard for lawmakers to get up to speed on complex details.

People are burning New Balance shoes after company supported Trump

A legal answer to ranked choice naysayers

It costs a lot for the Bath built USS Zumwalt to shoot
 
WCSH - The new guns on the Navy’s biggest and most advanced destroyer are going to be firing blanks if the Navy can’t find cost-effective projectiles. The GPS-guided, rocket-powered projectiles developed for the new 155mm Advanced Gun System currently cost about $800,000 apiece, nearly as much as a cruise missile, making them too expensive for the Navy to buy in large quantities for the stealthy USS Zumwalt, according to officials.

LePage eyes delays on marijuana laws

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