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Maine Fails to Produce New Job Opportunities

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Maine is just one of three states in the Nation that failed to create an atmosphere for job growth and opportunities.
Between April 2012 and April 2013 an estimated …

Death and Taxes 2014: US Federal Budget

This chart depicts the President’s budget request for 2014. The center circle is the discretionary budget: spending that must be approved by Congress every year. It is paid for largely with your federal income taxes …

Maine bill to expand state control of county jails wins widespread support

Morning Sentinel
– http://www.onlinesentinel.com/news/Maine_House_gives_initial_approval_to_bill_that_would_give_state_more_authority_of_county_jails_.html
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LePage signs bill making it easier for businesses to fundraise

Kennebec Journal
– http://www.kjonline.com/news/LePage_signs_Augusta_restaurant_bill_.html
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Exclusive: Lois Lerner’s IRS is still targeting Tea Party and Liberty Groups

  In an exclusive interview, Dianne Belsom, President and Founder of the Laurens County Tea Party told Joshua Cook: “There is no justice. Joshua Cook – http://benswann.com/exclusive-lois-lerners-irs-is-still-attacking-tea-party-and-liberty-groups/ Shattering the left, right paradigm

BREAKING: HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius to Resign

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is resigning. Reports state that she will make the official announcement on Friday. ABC News Kristin Tate – http://benswann.com/breaking-hhs-secretary-kathleen-sebelius-to-resign/ Shattering the left, right paradigm