TMP Podcast #10 - Special Elections & Maine's Ruling Party

February 10, 2022 00:11:47
TMP Podcast #10 - Special Elections & Maine's Ruling Party
The Maine Polis Podcast
TMP Podcast #10 - Special Elections & Maine's Ruling Party
/

Show Notes

This episode looks at Maine's most recent special election for House District 27 and what it says about Maine's wider political landscape.  

Other Episodes

Episode

February 01, 2022 00:18:48
Episode Cover

TMP Podcast #9 - Maine's Fireworks Policy Problems & A First Look at Bill to Prevent Election Audits

This episode starts off with a look at LD 1307, An act to Restrict the Sale, Purchase and use of Fireworks in the State, as well as some other fireworks legislation to see where Maine’s fireworks policy is failing.  The episode also explores a potential problem with LD 1779, An Act to Protect Election Integrity by Regulating Possession of Ballots and Voting Machine Devices.   Check Here For Show Notes   ...

Listen

Episode

June 11, 2022 00:31:55
Episode Cover

TMP Podcast #12 - The Problem with Poliquin

Former US House Rep Bruce Poliquin faces off against Caratunk councilwoman Liz Caruso for the Republican spot to face Democrat incumbent Jared Golden in the November Mid-terms.  I go over some of what Ive heard Bruce speak on and why I think its problematic for Maine's 2nd district. Show Notes... Republican congressional primary suddenly turns red hot - Lewiston Sun Journal Republican congressional candidates differ on whether U.S. should aid Ukraine - CentralMaine.com Liz Caruso, candidate for Maine CD2, sits down for Voice of the Voter interview (transcript)   Bruce Poliquin seeks to reclaim his old seat in Congress Bruce Poliquin’s Wall Street past raises questions   Told to Defund Police, Portland Adds Three “Civilians” to the Force Maine municipalities review police funding, tackle systemic racism after protests Pressure mounts on Maine’s municipal officials to rein in police departments     ...

Listen

Episode

November 01, 2021 03:06:46
Episode Cover

TMP Podcast #8 - New England Clean Energy Connect Project Part III: HydroQuebec & The Environmental Cost of Clean Energy

This is the final part of a 3 part series looking  the New England Clean Energy Connect Project.  This episode looks at Hydro-Quebec and a handful of their largest hydroelectric facilities;  The Beaurharnois, The Bersimis, The Manic-Outardes, The Romaine and James Bay Projects.  The episode also looks into the environmental cost of this type of clean energy for the local environment and for the entire region. Find episode show notes & sources here ...

Listen