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Maine governor set to deliver final State of the State

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - Republican Gov. Paul LePage is set to deliver his final State of the State cope with. The governor is scheduled to cope with a joint consultation of the Maine Legislature on Tuesday. He’s stated he’s inviting an aged Maine guy who misplaced his house to foreclosures. ...

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Being an ex-offender is tough enough

ANALYSIS/OPINION: Once convicted criminals do their time and effectively entire probation, their punishment is over. They are then loose to start reintegrating into society, with each alternative to change into law-abiding electorate. At least, that’s the speculation. But the clean-slate situation doesn’t in point of fact fit fact. In reality, ...

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Justice Department reverses stance on paying union dues

When public worker union contributors challenged state regulations requiring them to pay dues in 2016, the Justice Department subsidized the unions, arguing to the Supreme Court that the costs had been the most important a part of the operations of presidency. Now, with the problem again prior to the top ...

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Defense spending rises to $686 billion for 2019

Defense spending jumps considerably within the proposed 2019 Trump management funds to $686 billion — up kind of 15 p.c from 2017. Pentagon officers stated Monday the brand new spending is wanted to fund greater than 25,000 new troops and to pay for a slew of state-of-the-art weaponry — from ...

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US attorney sends letter to ethics panel on indicted senator

Maryland’s appearing U.S. attorney says he believes it might be prudent for a Maryland legislative ethics panel to grasp off its personal investigation into an indicted state senator “until the federal charges are resolved.” Acting U.S. Attorney Stephen Schenning’s letter to lawmakers was once learn around the table within the ...

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