"Politics + Other Mistakes" piece on the Legislature's Committee on Future Maine
"Politics + Other Mistakes" piece on the Legislature's Committee on Future Maine Prosperity, which has reached an agreement on a budget-cutting plan that calls for a special commission of people from outside state government. The group will be charged with finding $75 million in budget cuts, above and beyond the $95 million required to balance the current budget. The commission's recommendations will then go to the Legislature for a vote, with no amendments allowed. The author questions why the Legislature needs outsiders to do its job.
Economic conditions, Budget Maine
Diamon, Al, ""Politics + Other Mistakes" piece on the Legislature's Committee on Future Maine" (2008). Maine News Index – Portland Phoenix. 3392.
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