May 22, 2017

Portland Press Herald, Kevin Miller, May 18, 2017- A legislative committee has voted unanimously to reject a bill that would have prohibited Maine cities and towns from adopting pesticides restrictions that are more stringent than the state’s. The controversial proposal from the LePage administration would have invalidated more than two …

May 9, 2017

Portland Press Herald, Colin Woodard, May 9, 2017- Gov. Paul LePage’s bill to take away municipal government’s ability to enact local pesticide ordinances closely mirrors a model bill written and promoted by a secretive national group that helps large national corporations ghost-write laws for sympathetic state legislators. The governor’s bill …