Recent Press2021-11-16T17:34:01-05:00

The Fahey Q&A with Kaitlin LaCasse, protecting Maine elections from big money and foreign interests

Kaitlin LaCasse is campaign manager for Protect Maine Elections. LaCasse, who has been involved in Maine politics for over a decade, is a community leader who cares deeply about the people of her state. She felt compelled to lead this campaign to ensure all Mainers would have an equal voice in their elections. Our conversation has been edited for clarity and brevity... Read the full Article Here

March 20, 2023|

Opinion: American voters, not foreign interests, should decide American elections

American voters should decide American elections. Republican or Democrat, Libertarian or Green, unaffiliated or independent, that’s something that all Mainers of every political persuasion should be able to agree on. And we should stand together to stop foreign interests from placing a finger, or a pile of cash, on the scales of our democracy. That’s why we — a Democratic congressman and a Republican state senator — are working together ...

March 20, 2023|

Opinion: Maine business should join effort to end foreign interference in our elections

Just two years ago, we in Maine celebrated two centuries of statehood — two centuries of Mainers making local decisions for ourselves. Maine has always had an independent streak, especially with regards to politics. While Maine enjoyed the third-highest voter turnout rate in the nation in 2020, it is also one of a shrinking number of purple states whose voters tend to chart an independent course. Sadly, that independence is ...

April 21, 2022|

Steve Greve: Referendum would prevent foreign influence of Maine elections

...We must do everything that we can do to protect our state and elections from undue foreign influence, therefore I was proud to sign the Protect Maine Elections referendum and close this dangerous loophole, I urge my fellow Mainers to do the same. We must never allow foreign concerns to tamper with or influence our business. To sign, please get involved or learn more, please visit Read the full ...

April 8, 2022|

Rep. Jennifer Poirier: Foreign governments exploit Maine election loophole

...Hydro-Quebec, and by extension the government of Quebec, withheld pertinent information during the permitting process for the CMP corridor, it then abused a loophole in our law to try to sway the outcome of a referendum directly initiated by Mainers with ads chalk full of unsubstantiated claims that appear to have been false, and now the company has refused to accept our law and constitution. It’s no surprise to those ...

February 17, 2022|

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