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ME Majority Leadership Weekly Media Availability Press Conference

Posted on January 17, 2013. Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

The first of a weekly “open topic” media availability opportunity for all press to meet with members of the Maine Democratic Majority Leadership from both chambers. Conferences also include call-in capabilities, for those members of the press unable to attend in person. This was recorded yesterday afternoon in President Alfond’s office.

Topics included:

  • President Obama’s gun control initiatives
  • Governor LePage’s 900 page proposed budget, with focus on the selling of liquor contracts to help assuage the ourstanding hospitals debts, tax increases and direct impact upon Maine’s middle class families
  • Revenue sharing cessation from the state to municipalities, with questions regarding the reactions from rural Maine communities

    From left to right: House Majority Leader Seth Berry (Bowdoinham), Senate President Justin Alfond (Portland), Speaker of the House Mark Eves (North Berwick) and Asst House Majority Leader Jeff McCabe (Skowhegan).

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