Entries listed under "state of the state"
NOTE: The video clips offered here, and on the next few pages, do not cover everything spoken by Governor Baldacci. In addition, you may notice that he departs from the written text. Madam President, Mr. Speaker, Madam Chief Justice, members … Continue reading
And I believe a solution exists that will save taxpayer money and improve the treatment of the people in our care. President Lincoln wrote to Congress in 1862: “The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. … Continue reading
But success also depends on innovation. Maine has led the country on health care reform, an innovation that matters to families and businesses alike. Maine has led the country on health care reform, an innovation that matters to families and … Continue reading
For too long, our country and our state have been dependent on costly foreign oil. For too long, our country and our state have been dependent on costly foreign oil.Eighty percent of Maine’s homes are reliant on oil for heat. … Continue reading
It’s my goal that children start school ready to learn, and graduate from college ready and able to succeed here in Maine. Early childhood was the heart of my economic Summit held in November. More than 200 Maine business and … Continue reading
With these tax credits, we will keep more of our home-grown graduates here, and open the door of opportunity for the next generation of Maine entrepreneurs and leaders. Last year, the Legislature overwhelmingly approved Opportunity Maine, a tax credit program … Continue reading