Just wanted to quickly make an update of recent news concerning my beat (Maine politics and lawmaking.) We've been assigned beats in Colin's writing class as a way to update each other in case anyone is still looking for story ideas.
Maine Republican favors legalizing marijuana
Senate fund building of Destroyer in Bath
Political overtones a part of union conflict
Senator Chris Dodd will speak at this year's annual Jackson-Jefferson dinner, the largest Maine Democrats' gathering in the state
Maine's former governor king endorses Obama last friday
Obama campaign announces "Maine Republicans for Obama"