The dismantling and denigrating of knowledge and expertise in the U.S. government while favoring ill-informed political viewpoints and decision-makers is scandalous.
Two weeks ago the Maine Legislature’s bipartisan Government Oversight Committee had not yet voted 12-0 to investigate Gov. Paul LePage’s use of state funds to stop Speaker Mark Eves from working as the president of Good Will-Hinckley. OPEGA, the Office of Program Evaluation and Government Accountability, will investigate. While it’s far too premature to predict […]