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).]


Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Preserving The American Political Philosophy: Art World Entitlements

I engage in two interchanges on Maine Artist Facebook page, defending unpopular positions with an art world entitlement society, One discussion counters Maine art world rage over Maine's art world publishing empire transforming itself into a marketing venue for its own gallery enterprises.The other discussion encounters a lobbying effort to benefit artists functioning in non-profit venues. The interface of the two shows that the whole indeed is greater than the sum of its parts.