Opinion Round Up for May 23, 2011

These are editorials and op ed columns from Maine newspapers on subjects of interest to those who follow MECEP’s blog.  Links to these and other news and opinion items can be found on the MECEP website.  To subscribe to MECEP’s blog, click here:

MECEP In the News

Portland Press Herald

Maine Voices: LePage budget unfair, expensive for lower-income Mainers (Dan Coyne, MECEP Legislative Director 5/21/2011)

Maine Sunday Telegram

Maine Voices: Asians’ influence woven into Maine’s fabric (Dolgormaa Hersom 5/22/2011)

Others on Our issues

Bangor Daily News

The path backwards (Richard Trumka and Don Berry 5/23/2011)

(Lewiston) Sun Journal

Equalize the tax on all tobacco products (Dr. Dervilla McCann 5/22/2011)

(Biddeford) Journal Tribune

Maine must invest in R&D if we truly want long-term jobs (5/21/2011)