Minnesota just approved harm reduction health centers. Advocates hope Maine is next

Last month, Minnesota became the second state in the country to permit harm reduction health centers, also known as safe injection sites. In Maine, recovery advocates are calling on state lawmakers to follow Minnesota’s lead and save lives by allowing harm reduction health centers to be established here.  The legislation in Minnesota makes that state…

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Opinion: Why I am voting No on A in Portland

As I written previously, rent control has been a remarkable success in Portland. Rent increases have stabilized, averaging just 1.8% overall, and housing production is booming with over 50 new units a month being approved since rent control passed, versus less than 30 a month in the four years prior.  The only weakness is the…

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