John Patrick

fair wages

Senate Republicans forced to admit Maine’s low minimum wage is a desperate emergency

Democrats in the Maine Senate prevented an 11th-hour amendment written by corporate lobbyists from undermining the minimum wage referendum last night, but not before every Senate Republican was forced to

podcast

The pre-caucus podcast

Candidates visit Maine, the straw poll results are announced, the minimum wage referendum comes under attack and Gov. LePage has a new plan to cut taxes for the wealthy. Ben

corporate influence

Sen. Patrick blasts corporate lobbyists’ anti-minimum wage scheme

Sen. John Patrick, the lead Senate Democrat on the Legislature’s Labor, Commerce and Economic Development Committee, had some harsh words for a coalition of corporate lobby groups who announced yesterday