Author: Elaine Stevens

Born and raised in Augusta, Elaine graduated from the University of Maine with a BS in biology and chemistry with a minor in general sciences. After leaving teaching temporarily to raise her children, she went back to night classes to attain a Master of Science degree. In all, Elaine taught for thirty years at the high school level, looking forward to each and every day in the classroom.

This morning in my email, I received a MPA Campaign Vote! Candidate Questionnaire. Naturally, I looked at it and made a copy that currently sits near me as I write this. My, my, my! Such a huge list of “wants,” and each one could conceivably require millions of dollars in investments by the State for the people of Maine. As I peruse the list of 20 items, the thought hits me that all of them are unconstitutional! I would ask you, in what part of the Constitution are these items covered? Let me tell you a bit about my background and…

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