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Bangor Daily News
Newport-area school budget rejected againa $295,000 revenue shortfall, which forced the district to reduce overtime and
Newport-area school budget rejected again
Bangor Daily News / Posted 11 hours ago
a $295,000 revenue shortfall, which forced the district to reduce overtime and fall behind on some bills. In February, the Maine Education Association Benefits Trust stepped in after budget struggles forced the district to leave its health... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Maine among worst places in country to make living as a teacher, financial website saysacross Maine already know: Our schools are underfunded and teachers are underpa
Maine among worst places in country to make living as a teacher, financial website says
Bangor Daily News / Posted yesterday
across Maine already know: Our schools are underfunded and teachers are underpaid,” Lois Kilby-Chesley, president of the Maine Education Association, said in an email Monday. “Maine teachers have said for years our schools need more funding in... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Coalition of business, education leaders calls Question 2 ‘deeply flawed’tax on high-wage earners. Question 2 on the November ballot, championed by Sta
Coalition of business, education leaders calls Question 2 ‘deeply flawed’
Bangor Daily News / Posted 12 days ago
tax on high-wage earners. Question 2 on the November ballot, championed by Stand Up for Students, a coalition led by the Maine Education Association and the Maine People’s Alliance, seeks to raise more than $157 million toward education by adding... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Newport-area school district voters OK $23.9M budgeta $295,000 revenue shortfall, which forced the district to reduce overtime and
Newport-area school district voters OK $23.9M budget
Bangor Daily News / Posted 1 months ago
a $295,000 revenue shortfall, which forced the district to reduce overtime and fall behind on some bills. In February, the Maine Education Association Benefits Trust stepped in after budget struggles forced the district to leave its health... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Groups behind 3 of 5 Maine ballot questions face campaign finance finesfines lower than the maximums the law allows. The Citizens Who Support Maine’s
Groups behind 3 of 5 Maine ballot questions face campaign finance fines
Bangor Daily News / Posted 1 months ago
fines lower than the maximums the law allows. The Citizens Who Support Maine’s Public Schools PAC, an offshoot of the Maine Education Association, supports Question 2, which would create a 3 percent tax on income over $200,000 to benefit... Read more

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