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Press Releases PROPOSAL FOR STATE TAKEOVER OF CMP, VERSANT OPPOSED BY BUSINESS, LABOR, THOUSANDS OF MAINERS

A proposal to seize Versant Power and Central Maine Power to form a government-run utility has been met with widespread opposition—from ...

Press Releases NEW STATEWIDE POLL SHOWS MAINERS THINK A GOVERNMENT TAKEOVER OF UTILITIES WILL DRIVE UP BILLS

A new statewide poll of likely voters in Maine found that an overwhelming majority believe a takeover of the state’s electric utilities ...

Press Releases COALITION OPPOSING STATE TAKEOVER OF ELECTRIC GRID ANNOUNCES MEMBERS

The Maine Affordable Energy Coalition announced today that over 8,200 Mainers and dozens of organizations and small businesses have joined ...

Press Releases Sportsman’s Alliance of Maine Announces Opposition to Government-Controlled Power Proposal

In the post, SAM announced their opposition to the proposed seizure of Central Maine Power and Versant to form a government-run power ...

Press Releases ICYMI: Maine AFL-CIO Opposes Referendum To Seize Utilities

The Maine AFL-CIO’s Executive Board has voted to oppose a proposed referendum to replace Maine’s two primary utilities with a ...

Press Releases ICYMI: Labor Unions Oppose Government-Controlled Power Proposal

The labor unions representing Maine electrical workers came out today formerly opposing the proposal to seize CMP and Versant. Their press ...

Press Releases Maine Affordable Energy Statement on Proposed Referendum

Today we filed an application for a citizen initiative with the Maine Secretary of State’s office to begin the process of collecting ...

Press Releases Maine Affordable Energy statement after Gov. Mills announced that she would veto L.D. 1708

Governor Mills listened to both sides, read the bill carefully, and came to the same conclusion that many of us have come to—the proposal ...