Tag Archives: University of Maine System

Proposed ban would keep powdered alcohol off the shelves in Maine

Good morning from Augusta, where lawmakers will hear public testimony on a slew of bills related to the struggling University of Maine System, which expects this year to dip into its reserves for $8.8 million to balance the books at six of its seven universities. Lawmakers from both sides of the aisle have floated bills […]

Daily Brief: The state of higher education, and a hard number for Dems

 Good morning, Maine. The troubled state of Maine’s public system of higher education, Maine’s flagging bridge infrastructure and Gov. Paul LePage’s efforts to woo veterans to move here are the topics of the day in Augusta.  Leaders from Maine’s besieged university and community college systems will address a joint session of the Legislature about the […]