Maine bond supporters to speak out

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Most of the pre-election attention in Maine has been on the Democratic and Republican gubernatorial primaries.

But on Wednesday, supporters of the four bond issues on the June 8 ballot will have their say as they hold news conferences in Portland, Orono and Houlton.

Advocates say the $108 million sought for public works ranging from highways to wind-power development and historic structures would provide immediate and long-term economic benefits. Business and community leaders will speak at the news conferences.

Supporters also say the bonds would attract an additional $97 million in matching money.

Opponents say the state should not take on any more long-term debts while it struggles to recover from the recession and faces other debts.

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Before you vote...

Before you vote next week on the numerous Bond issues and Question #1, please take a few minutes and review the careless/wasteful spending at

The extreme Far-Left is spending way more than we can afford and the debt is going to bury our future generations.

Enough is enough! Vote 'YES on #1' for No Higher Taxes and be sure to vote 'No' on all Bond issues.


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