Article IV, Part Third, Section 14 of the maine State Constitution

Article IV, Part Third, Section 14 of the Maine State Constitution says:

Corporations shall be formed under general laws, and shall not be created by special Acts of the Legislature, except for municipal purposes, and in cases where the objects of the corporation cannot otherwise be attained, and, however formed , they shall forever be subject of the general laws of the state ( emphasis mine)

Quote from the legislative Charter for Brunswick Landing Maine's Center for Innovation : The Midcoast Regional Redevelopment Authority is established as a body corporate and politic and a public instrumentality of the State to carry out the purposes of this article. The authority is entrusted with acquiring and managing the properties within the geographic boundaries of Brunswick Naval Air Station. [2009, c. 641,
§1 (AMD).]
1. Powers. The authority is a public municipal corporation and may:D. Exercise the power of eminent domain; [2005, c. 599, §1 (NEW).]


Monday, September 29, 2014

     Preserving The American Political Philosophy: Whose Been Filtering the #mepolitics Twitter Stream?

As the election draws closer, the Maine political class would very much like to control the talking points in the political debate. Yesterday the live stream on Twitter for #mepolitcs looked like the brotherhood of the Maine government and the Maine media. After tweeting the same thought, independents voices returned and I took screen shots of the live event as documentation.