Tag Archives: Gov. Janet Mills

When will the spending stop?

This Legislature hasn’t even finished their work finalizing a budget yet, and already we are talking about spending more money than we have. Tuesday, Gov. Janet Mills announced that she would be pursuing a two year, $239 million bond package that will be meant to spend money on everything from roads and bridges to startup […]

Elections have consequences

In this column, I’ve been writing an awful lot about what the new administration of Gov. Janet Mills and her allies in the Legislature have been doing. A few weeks ago, I wrote about the foolish financial decisions being made in Augusta, highlighting the fact that those decisions will likely cause tax increases, and at the […]

No, I don’t want to live in Massachusetts

In addition to running a public policy think tank and writing this column every week, I have also been blessed for the last three years to host the morning drive time radio program on WGAN, southern Maine’s biggest news and talk radio station. A couple weeks ago, we decided to host a conversation with lawmakers […]