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In address, Gov. Mills vows Maine will be carbon neutral by 2045, and challenges
others
; The only U.S. elected official to address the climate summit, Janet Mills
announced an executive order aimed at making Maine’s economy carbon neutral;

Portland Press Herald; FRONT PAGE; 24 September 2019, PORTLAND, MAINE, p.
A1

Gov. Mills to address UN Climate Action Summit; She will be Maine’s first sitting
governor to speak before the international body’s General Assembly;
Portland Press
Herald
; CLIMATE CHANGE; 16 September 2019, PORTLAND, MAINE, p. A8

Maine finally addressing climate change in the gulf; For eight years, state
government did little to deal with the impacts of a warming Gulf of Maine. That's
starting to change;
Portland Press Herald; FRONT PAGE; 16 September 2019,
AUGUSTA, MAINE, p. A1

Waters off the coast of Maine vulnerable to changing climate; Warming within the
swirling ocean depths of the Gulf of Maine has implications for all life and
livelihoods within the ecosystem. Scientists, fishermen and aquaculturists brace for
challenges;
Maine Sunday Telegram; FRONT PAGE; 15 September 2019,
FREEPORT, MAINE, p. A1

When leaving your children is a selfless act; How one family's journey from the
Philippines to Texas tells the story of global migration; a review of A Good Provider
is One Who Leaves by Jason DeParle;
Washington Monthly, BOOKS,
September/October 2019, p. 107-108.

The Fraught Battle to Create an American Nationhood; the United States had no
explanation for itself and its purpose as late as the 1830s;
Law & Liberty Blog, 3
September 2019, BOULDER, COLORADO.

Cruise ship passengers spending less than first reported; A new study finds each
spends under $62 in Maine, down from a previous estimate of $110;
Portland Press
Herald
; STATE & LOCAL; 26 August 2019, FREEPORT, MAINE, p. B1

WGME, other Sinclair stations run stories touting new Trump campaign hat; Some
stations published online stories with direct links to the Trump campaign store’s
purchasing page for the new red hats;
Portland Press Herald; FRONT PAGE; 20
August 2019, PORTLAND, MAINE, p. A1

Why did Trump’s ‘judge whisperer’ buy a house on the Maine coast?; Leonard Leo,
a central figure in the Brett Kavanaugh nomination, bought the Northeast Harbor
mansion last fall. This month, it hosted a fundraiser for Sen. Susan Collins that
drew protesters;
Maine Sunday Telegram; LOCAL & STATE; 18 August 2019;
PORTLAND, MAINE, p. C1

Dunlap disappointed by Senate failure to respond to election interference;
Meanwhile, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell comes under criticism for blocking a
series of bills;
Portland Press Herald; STATE & LOCAL; 2 August 2019, PORTLAND,
MAINE, p. C1   

LePage’s final year in office included 39 days in Florida, $33,000 trip to Montenegro;
Newly obtained documents reveal details of trips the former governor tried to
conceal;
Portland Press Herald; FRONT PAGE; 8 July 2019, PORTLAND, MAINE, p.
A1   

Six years after St. Croix River reopened to herring, a record run; Lawmakers had
ordered fishways shut to the keystone food fish in 1995, causing their population to
collapse;
Portland Press Herald; FRONT PAGE; 24 June 2019, PORTLAND, MAINE,
p. A1

U.S. House unanimously passes bill to address ocean acidification; Maine
Democrat Chellie Pingree's measure moves to the U.S. Senate, while state
lawmakers appear likely to pass Gov. Janet Mills' climate package;
Portland Press
Herald
; LOCAL & STATE; 6 June 2019, PORTLAND, MAINE, p. B1

Scientists link warming of Gulf of Maine to decline in right whales’ food supply;
Copepods, the flea-like creatures the whales feed on, have sharply declined with
rising water temperatures;
Portland Press Herald; FRONT PAGE; 14 May 2019,
PORTLAND, MAINE, p. A1

Bill would allow Maine tribes to hold trials for non-Indians in domestic violence
cases; Other federally recognized tribes have had such power since 2013, but
Maine's were excluded because of provisions in the 1980 Maine Indian Claims
Settlement Act;  
Portland Press Herald; FRONT PAGE; 5 April 2019, PORTLAND,
MAINE, p. A1

Presidential candidate John Hickenlooper got his start volunteering in Maine; The
'pimply kid' who helped build a Maine school is now in the national spotlight;
Maine
Sunday Telegram
; LOCAL & STATE; 17 March 2019; PORTLAND, MAINE, p. C1

Finally, Rep. Pingree optimistic about bill to address ocean acidification; The
phenomenon interferes with the shell growth of clams, oysters and other
organisms, threatening Maine's marine harvesters;
Portland Press Herald; LOCAL
& STATE; 15 March 2019, PORTLAND, MAINE, p. B1

Democrats looking to finally tackle climate impacts to Gulf of Maine; Lawmakers
optimistic bills to implement bipartisan commission's 2014 recommendations will
advance after years of delay;
Maine Sunday Telegram; FRONT PAGE; 12 January
2019; PORTLAND, MAINE, p. A1

Taxpayer cost of LePage’s stay at Trump hotel to finally be released?  It's one of
several public records requests that the former governor failed to fulfill before
leaving office. His successor is expected to address them promptly;
Portland Press
Herald
; FRONT PAGE; 7 January 2019, AUGUSTA, MAINE, p. A1   
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