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).]


Thursday, February 19, 2015

Preserving The American Political Philosophy: How the Maine Legislature Robbed the Department of Corrections to Fund Industry Partnerships

Governor LePage is deploring the Maine State Department of Corrections for unsound fiscal management due to a shortfall of $2500000.00 but in 2013 the state depleted the Department of Corrections budget of almost as much in order to fund the state's latests business investment program called Industry Partnerships. My comment pointing this out is once again scrubbed from the Bangor Daily News but not before I took this screen shot.