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Maine Labor

Maine Governor Bombarded With Thousands Of Angry Emails Over Labor Mural Removal

AP | DAVID SHARP and GLENN ADAMS | Posted 08.19.2011 | Politics

AUGUSTA, Maine — Gov. Paul LePage's decision to remove a mural depicting the history of the labor movement in Maine struck a raw nerve as critic...

Amanda Terkel

Maine Governor Never Saw Labor Mural He Ordered Removed | Amanda Terkel | Posted 08.16.2011 | Politics

What did Paul LePage, Maine's Republican governor, see in a state agency's labor mural that he found so troubling that he ordered it removed and spark...

Amanda Terkel

Maine GOP Legislators Rebuke Gov. Paul LePage | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.04.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Eight Republican state senators have issued a rare public rebuke of Maine Gov. Paul LePage (R), writing an op-ed expressing "discomfort ...

Amanda Terkel

Maine Governor Regrets Stirring Up Labor Mural Controversy | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.31.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Just days after gaining national attention for pulling down a labor mural from a state agency, Gov. Paul LePage (R-Maine) appears to be ...

Amanda Terkel

Maine Labor Interests Worry That Olympia Snowe May Tack Right For 2012 | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Olympia Snowe (R-Maine) has to strike a delicate balance as she seeks a fourth term, courting the right to ward off a more conserva...

Amanda Terkel

Maine Governor Orders Removal Of Labor Mural | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Governor Paul LePage (R-Maine) has sparked a fresh battle with the state's union community, ordering a mural at the Department of Labor ...