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Maine Child Labor

GOP Governor Pushing To Loosen Child Labor Laws In 2014

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Maine Gov. Paul LePage (R) will continue his push to loosen the state's child labor laws in the new year, arguing that 12-year-old children should not...

The Creeping Rollback Of Child-Labor Laws

Time | Adam Cohen | Posted 08.06.2011 | Politics

The government has not had a lot of ideas for what to do about the nation's anemic job market, but there are troubling signs that one old idea is star...

Amanda Terkel

Maine Governor Backs Loosening State's Child Labor Laws

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Maine Gov. Paul LePage (R) is backing changes to the state's child labor laws, arguing that starting work young paid off for him. "I ...

Amanda Terkel

WATCH: Paul LePage Under Fire For 'Roll Back' Of Child Labor Laws

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.19.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A national advocacy group fighting for the rights of lower-wage workers has a new ad out criticizing Maine's governor for trying to loos...

Amanda Terkel

Maine GOP Looking To Loosen Child Labor Laws

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.30.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Far from places like Ohio and Wisconsin, Maine has become a new battleground in the labor fight. Gov. Paul LePage (R) recently sparked t...