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Al Diamon

A long, dishonest history of opposition to raising Maine’s minimum wage

Maine politics and media critic Al Diamon has dug through years of old press reports for his latest column and says the facts clearly show that the Maine State Chamber

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The two most blatant lies told to derail Maine’s minimum wage referendum

A coalition of corporate lobbyists have made a series of strange claims and apocalyptic predictions in an attempt to throw a wrench in the works of the citizen initiative headed

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Corporate lobbyists admit they can’t beat $12 minimum wage referendum in Maine

In an internal email, Maine Restaurant Association CEO Greg Dugal has made a rather stunning admission. Dugal wrote to the organization’s membership last month that the citizen initiative to raise