‘We are not Washington. We are Maine.’

by Ruth Leubecker

In a proud tone, describing trying times and predicting unity and growth for Maine, the state’s first female governor presented her first State of the State address on Tuesday.

“Maine’s economy is on a solid footing and growing,” said Gov. Janet Mills. “Revenues are up, gross domestic product is up, housing starts, construction and car sales are up, and the state budget has a healthy surplus.”

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