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).]


Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Preserving The American Political Philosophy: Maine Media Breaks It's Silence on The Refundable Tax Credit

In Whit Richardson's article in the Portland Press Herald, Payday At The Mill, the Maine media finally breaks its code of secrecy about refundable tax credits, which are the life blood of the state's corporate welfare system but no one seems to have noticed that although there is indeed a bill for the New Markets Tax Credit published in the Maine Statutes and dated 2011. the bill status says that the bill died on adjournment of June 259 2011.