Legislative report: Jeopardized federal school waiver and Governor’s priorities

Dear Friends and Neighbors,

Below is my report from this past week in the legislature.  Please let me continue to hear your thoughts and concerns about state policy.

Responding to federal request for clarification on teacher evaluations

Recently, the state has received a letter from the federal Department of Education seeking clarification about Maine’s implementation …

Legislative Report: 4 January 2015

4 January 2015

Dear Friends and Neighbors,

This coming week, as the 127th Maine Legislature begins its new session, I want to take this time to wish you and your families a happy, healthy, and prosperous new year.

I believe I speak for most legislators when I say that we begin this session with optimism …