Maine State Chamber

racial justice

Here’s how Trump could win in Maine

On this week’s Beacon Podcast, Ben and Mike talk about the new polls showing Trump even or ahead in Maine’s Second Congressional District, and how the 2014 Maine gubernatorial race

fair wages

Gov. LePage, corporate lobbyists attempt to undermine minimum wage referendum

Having previously admitted that defeating the popular minimum wage initiative on Maine’s ballot this November would be “pretty close to impossible,” corporate lobbyists representing the Maine State Chamber of Commerce

Michael Thibodeau

Don’t be fooled by these fake minimum wage ads

An anonymous website, Facebook page and a series of Facebook ads have popped up in Maine attempting to trick supporters of raising the minimum wage into actually calling on their

small business

Chamber of Commerce poll leaked: 80% of members support minimum wage hike

Even as lobbyists for the Maine State Chamber of Commerce have been attempting to derail Maine’s minimum wage referendum, their own strategists have been telling them that their members aren’t