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Stories with person: Mike Michaud
  • Cutler tax plan focuses on lowering property taxes 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 12:50 pm
  • PORTLAND, Maine - As the legislative session nears a close, independent Eliot Cutler sought to refocus attention Tuesday on the three-way governor's race with a property tax relief proposal that would slash taxes for homeowners while attempting to shift some of the tax burden onto visitors, possibly through a seasonal sales tax.

  • Medicaid expansion fails in Maine for a third time 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 4:01 pm
  • AUGUSTA, Maine - The Maine Legislature failed on Friday in its third attempt to overturn Gov. Paul LePage's veto of a bill that would expand Medicaid coverage to 70,000 low-income residents under the federal health care law - an issue that's certain to play prominently in this year's governor's race.

  • Federal lawmakers rarely hiring veterans 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 3:36 pm
  • WASHINGTON - Members of Congress often urge federal agencies and the private sector to hire military veterans, but a survey suggests they rarely follow that advice with their personal staff.

  • Social media engagement varies by Maine candidates 
    Updated: Apr-06-14 2:32 pm
  • AUGUSTA, Maine - All three gubernatorial candidates in Maine are using Facebook well, but there are differences when it comes to their engagement with potential voters, according to two social media specialists.

  • Gubernatorial candidate Cutler makes roads pitch 
    Updated: Apr-01-14 5:55 pm
  • PORTLAND, Maine - Gubernatorial candidate Eliot Cutler called for improved roads, cellular service and Internet access during the first major policy announcement of his campaign on Tuesday.