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LePage sworn in as governor, touts job creation and new possiblities for education

Posted on January 05, 2011 by Michael Shepherd in News

Republican Gov. Paul LePage, leading his party into newfound control of the Blaine House and legislature, touted the private sector’s role in job creation and his plans for education in his inauguration address Wednesday afternoon at the Augusta Civic Center.

Gov.-elect LePage discusses plans for higher education

Posted on November 13, 2010 by Michael Shepherd in News

Gov.-elect and current Waterville Mayor Paul LePage sat down with The Maine Campus in his downtown headquarters in Waterville Nov.9 for his first media interview since the Nov. 2 election. The conversation revolved mostly around higher education, but energy, welfare and the Republican’s transition to the Blaine House were also discussed. LePage said education officials […]

Professor predicts win for LePage; Cutler in second

Posted on November 02, 2010 by Michael Shepherd in Election coverage

University of Maine at Farmington political science professor Jim Melcher said Tuesday afternoon that Republican Paul LePage will win the race for Maine governor today by “a few percentage points” and with a percentage of the vote “in the high 30s.” Independent Eliot Cutler, he said, will finish second with Democrat Libby Mitchell running third. […]