Monthly Archives: October 2011

Chaos at Maine Today Media

Connor

The largest and most influential media empire in the state of Maine, Maine Today Media, was rocked yesterday by the “resignation” of CEO Richard Connor, who has been at the helm for roughly three years. Maine Today owns The Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram, the Kennebec Journal, the Morning Sentinel and the Coastal Journal. In […]

Back From The Dead: Taxing Investors

Taxes

Last year, Senators Olympia Snowe and Susan Collins became key to blocking a massive Democratic tax hike on private equity and investment partnerships, a hike that would have brought tax rates on “carried interest” up from 15% to 35% and then again to 38% just a few short years later. After three separate votes, Snowe and […]