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Forty-nine Maine lawyers express support for Gorsuch - Press Herald

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Forty-nine Maine lawyers express support for Gorsuch
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On Thursday, King said he would carefully review Gorsuch’s record and his confirmation hearings and listen to the people of Maine before deciding how he would vote. Joshua Dunlap, a Portland-based defense attorney, also signed the letter. He said

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Pepper farmer eyes building biomass-fueled greenhouse in Maine - Bangor Daily News

Pepper farmer eyes building biomass-fueled greenhouse in Maine
Bangor Daily News
PORTLAND, Maine — The operator of a state-subsidized biomass plant in West Enfield said Friday that it has a letter of intent with a pepper grower interested in building a greenhouse that would buy its waste heat, carbon dioxide and electricity.

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2-Year Limit Ending Benefits for 180 Portland Asylum Seekers - U.S. News & World Report

2-Year Limit Ending Benefits for 180 Portland Asylum Seekers
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A Maine law adopted in 2015 codified General Fund assistance that Portland had offered for years to immigrants who come to the U.S. legally to seek asylum. But the law limits benefits to 24 months, meaning some will lose their aid during the fiscal
Asylum Seekers in Maine’s Largest City Face New HurdlesMainePublic.org

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Asylum Seekers in Maine's Largest City Face New Hurdles - MainePublic.org

Asylum Seekers in Maine’s Largest City Face New Hurdles
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PORTLAND, Maine – Almost 200 asylum seekers living in Portland may face another hurdle to getting financial aid for food and housing: New state legislation limits to two years the length of time asylum seekers can receive general assistance benefits.

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Head of Long Creek put on leave amid investigation - Bangor Daily News

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Head of Long Creek put on leave amid investigation
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PORTLAND, Maine — The superintendent of the Long Creek Youth Development Center was put on administrative leave earlier this week, according to multiple informed sources. It was not immediately clear why Jeff Merrill II was taken off his job at the

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Portland says more than 100 asylum seekers may be cut off from General Assistance - Press Herald

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Portland says more than 100 asylum seekers may be cut off from General Assistance
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Immigrants who have come to the United States legally to seek asylum from persecution have long received General Assistance in Portland. But it wasn’t until 2015 that assistance was solidified in Maine law. However, under the new law, asylum seekers

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