Legislative action

The Maine House today voted against two measures that were intendd to make the roadways more safe.

They shot down a bill that would require the mandatory use of helmets by motorcycle riders. They also voted against a bill that would've banned the use of handheld cell phones while driving.

Meanwhile, the house gave final approval to a bill that would raise the mininum wage to nine dollars an hour.

 

 

 

University of Maine Fires Tim Whitehead

ORONO - A press release from the University of Maine reads as follows:
 

University of Maine President Paul Ferguson has announced that the University will buy out the last year of Coach Tim Whitehead's contract, ending his appointment as head coach after 11 seasons. This announcement follows several weeks of intense discussions with constituents of the University of Maine Men's Ice Hockey Program that included current and former players, coaches, fans, donors, faculty, university administrators and Coach Whitehead. This action is effective April 9, 2013.

Gun Control Legislation Now in Augusta

AUGUSTA - The Gun Control debate has now turned into legislation, with over 2 dozen bills now being discussed in committees throughout the rest of the week.  

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