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Lewiston Sun Journal Government shouldn’t take over Maine’s power lines

But what would happen to our access if the government were to take control of all the power lines in Maine? Instead of the longstanding ...

Portland Press Herald Letter to the editor: Government-run utilities will strain Maine restaurants

As I understand the proposal (which is the focus of a 2023 referendum drive), we’re being asked if we want to borrow billions of dollars ...

Bangor Daily News Letter: Can Maine afford a consumer-owned utility?

We need to protect Maine families. We need to stop the government takeover of private utilities.

Kennebec Journal Legislators waste time, money with utility buyout

Rep. Seth Berry and his supporters are trying to pass a referendum that would seize CMP and Versant and then present all of us electric ...

Kennebec Journal Taking over utilities won’t help energy transition

If taking over CMP and Versant Power would make that transition happen more quickly, I’d be all for it. But I think it will do the ...

Kennebec Journal Invest in grid rather than a public utility

Instead of focusing on making these vital investments, there is a group that wants us to borrow billions of dollars to buy up our utilities ...

The Ellsworth American Commentary: Pine Tree Power wrong for Maine

With no capacity to generate energy, PTP will have no advantage over CMP or Versant. PTP will be unable to save its way to lower operating ...

Portland Press Herald Letter to the editor: Buy utilities? Guess who pays for that

The $13.5 billion price tag doesn’t even include the estimated $82 million we’ll need to fork over each year to a different electric ...

Portland Press Herald Commentary: Seizing Maine’s utilities won’t get us closer to clean-energy future

As a progressive Democrat and a conservative Republican serving in the Maine House, we find our-selves on opposite sides of many issues ...

Portland Press Herald Letter to the Editor: We can trust CMP and Versant to manage the electric grid

Recently (Our View, April 10), the Maine Sunday Telegram’s editorial board endorsed a proposal in the Legislature that would add a new ...

Times Record Letters: Government-controlled electricity would make matters worse; This is Putin’s war

The takeover would be done by invoking the state’s eminent domain power which would require Maine taxpayers to pony up the fair market ...

Kennebec Journal Debt a deal breaker with effort to buy utilities

I’m sure the folks who want to take over Central Maine Power and Versant mean well but I’m not sure they have thought it through: $13.5 ...