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What’s happening in Augusta? This legislative session has been not like any in current reminiscence. To anybody paying consideration, I believe it’s been fairly ugly, with Democrats repeatedly participating in heavy-handed conduct to pressure a radical political agenda down our throats.
Issues took a very shameful flip with the price range shenanigans on the finish of March. Extra disturbing is the looks of Gov. Janet Mills working with the Home and Senate to ram by way of the price range months early, utilizing a political stunt to adjourn, with the governor shortly calling the Legislature again to complete their enterprise, which the Legislature simply stated that they had completed.
The dearth of respect for these with opposing views doesn’t bode nicely for our democracy. The obsession with energy at the price of integrity is unbecoming.
There’s a group known as Respect Maine attempting to carry Mills and the Home and Senate leaders accountable for his or her acts, which the group has argued are unconstitutional. Why hasn’t this very compelling lawsuit been coated extra within the press — a press that seemingly by no means tires of exposing alleged Republican wrongdoing.
Our elected leaders have to be held to excessive moral requirements of habits. What’s been happening on the State Home this session is falling far quick. I hope Respect Maine’s lawsuit is profitable in holding our elected officers accountable.
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