Tag Archives: Maine

How Obamacare cost this rural Maine nurse her job

Julie is a 10-year health care veteran who has worked in various hospitals throughout New England. Seeking a better future for her children and an environment suitable to raise her family, she finally had the opportunity to work at a small regional hospital in rural Maine and settled there. She felt she was finally home. […]

Should we teach gun safety education in Maine public schools?

Mainers love their guns. Our state’s heritage is steeped in firearm tradition. With a rich history of big game pursuits in the north to pheasant hunting in the south or the growing interest in shooting sports statewide, guns are a big part of life in the Pine Tree state. Along with the widespread ownership and use […]

Why is Senator Susan Collins self-identifying as a Republican?

Senator Susan Collins most recent position in demanding the release of President Trump’s income tax returns is just one more blunder in a long line of policy positions and errors in judgment as Maine’s Republican United States Senator. Collins recently expressed her willingness to subpoena the sitting President of the United States. While this type […]

What rural Mainers want and expect from President Donald Trump

Tucked away on the northern edge of eastern Maine, Webster Plantation rarely shows up on mapping software and there is a good chance your phone’s navigation app won’t find it. There are two roads, no stop signs and more wildlife than residents. The folks that live here like it that way. Webster Plantation cast a […]