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Governor Mills’ flavored tobacco ban, state bailout is dead wrong

When President Biden signed the American Rescue Plan, he provided state and local governments over $350 billion in much-needed assistance. That money was supposed to kickstart local businesses. Instead, Governor Janet Mills and politicians in Augusta are using the money to cover themselves while knowingly destroying small business. Right now, Governor Mills and members of the legislature are trying to pass LD 1550, a bill which would ban all forms of flavored tobacco sales entirely in Maine to curb smoking among children, so they say. In her […]

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Austin seeking committee to address Indiana health care costs | Local News

ANDERSON — Four of the five area members of the Indiana General Assembly took part in the Third House on Thursday. Lawmakers discussed topics including health care reform, the governor’s emergency powers and the state budget during the forum sponsored by the Madison County Chamber of Commerce and League of Women Voters. Rep. Terri Austin, D-Anderson, said a top issue is control of health care costs in Indiana. “We need to look at all aspects of the health care delivery system,” she said. “We need to start with […]

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