Category Archives: Election

Is it time to repeal term limits?

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Phil Harriman and Ethan Strimling spoke with Pat Callaghan about a number of issues ranging from whether Collins and King should vote to declassify the “enhanced interrogation” report, arming forest rangers, capping the charitable donations deduction on income taxes, and whether term limits should be repealed, as Governor LePage declared this week. Plus, which party gained […]

Will “Open for Business” open any businesses?

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Keeping a promise he made during his State of the State address, Governor Paul LePage announced his new plan to attract big businesses to two former air bases in Maine. The governor says his plan would give big incentives to any business that can invest at least $50,000,000, hire at least 1,500 employees, and locate at either the former Loring […]

Is a tax cap good politics, good policy, neither or both?

It’s been a busy week in Maine politics, from the governor’s State of the State address to a fiercely partisan battle over municipal revenue sharing. Political analysts Phil Harriman and Ethan Strimling go In The Arena with Pat Callaghan. Top of the agenda in the below segment is whether there will be bi-partisan support for his […]