AP Photos by Robert F. Bukaty, Maine Public Illustration. The federal government decided not to tax the loans as income as a way of providing an additional relief to businesses struggling to get through the pandemic.
All Streams. But that was arguably a more ideological clash. In this case, Raye and Katz got canceled for announcing their support last fall for President Joe Biden. Richard Uihlein is a descendant of the founder of Schlitz beer. Next Up:. Available On Air Stations. Journalist Steve Mistler is Maine Public's chief political correspondent and statehouse bureau chief, specializing in the coverage of politics and state government.
House of Representatives. The unassuming Gardiner has been a steady hand for both agencies during some very turbulent times.
In the meantime, Raye worries about additional defections in the party. And J. Twist, the political director of the Republican Governors Association, the national group helping to elect GOP governors, highlighted a Bangor Daily News column by the head of a conservative advocacy group who also took Mills to task.
Earlier this month Faulkingham filed a lawsuit seeking to upend a state election law provision requiring people gathering atures for ballot initiatives to live in Maine. Mills has since reversed course amid backlash from business organizations that have been typically friendly to her during her first two years in office. Regardless of the election implications — which may ultimately prove moot — the issue of taxing PPP loans is actually an interesting policy debate.
Maine's Political Pulse. The provision was enacted in Faulkingham has until Feb. Phyllis Gardiner, the assistant attorney general ased to the Secretary of State and Maine Ethics Commission, is retiring.
Many of the people who were involved, and activists who worked in the trenches for years, are no longer even involved in the party. And what can we do about it? It also described the Jan. Republican activists, as well as some elected to the Legislature, continue to promote the baseless claim that election was stolen. House of Representatives who voted to impeach Trump.
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Stay Connected. Ironic because the modern Republican Party has vigorously framed so-called cancel culture — loosely defined as societal punishment or expulsion for voicing unpopular ideas — as an existential threat to the republic. The loans replaced business income that would have been normally taxed if not for the pandemic.
Others have suggested that the Jan. More recently, nearly 70 Republican lawmakers and the Maine Republican Party came to the defense of Capitol Police Chief Russ Gauvin, who is on administrative leave amid an investigation of his social media posts promoting a stolen election and other conspiracy theories.
She has vowed to see whether her administration can use new federal coronavirus relief funds to pay for the conformity. Play Live Radio.
Former Gov. Paul Le, who has talked about challenging Mills since before he even left office inblasted his successor in a press statement. Former state Sen. Roger Katz, also a lifelong Republican, remembers attending a parade for President Dwight Eisenhower in Their peers in the Waldo County GOP ratified a resolution that banned Raye and Katz from running for public office as a member of the party.
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But unlike the federal government, states like Maine are constitutionally barred from running deficits to pay for that ificant loss in tax revenue. In November the U. Natural gas companies Calpine and Vistra, which oppose the corridor and operate power plants in Westbrook and Veazie respectively, also hired D. The committee spent the bulk of that money assisting in the ature-gathering effort to put the noncitizens voting proposal on the November ballot.
He also doubts that ambitious political climbers in the party can harness an energy that only Trump seems able to generate. The midwestern couple own the packaging company Uline. The populist faction is not going away, even if Donald Trump does.
Search Query Show Search. But Katz questions whether the approach is sustainable for a party whose standard bearer was recently ousted after a one-term presidency and whose views, while enthusiastically embraced by hardcore supporters, represent a minority view in the American public.
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Show Search Search Query. At its essence, the PPP loans were deed to encourage businesses to keep workers on the payroll while assisting with expenses during the pandemic. Army Corps of Engineers about the transmission project.
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