The Maine Supreme Court overturned a lower court's ruling barring the Taxpayer Bill of Rights (TABOR) from appearing on this November's ballot. The Supreme Court ruled that the signatures to get TABOR on the ballot which were submitted late should in fact be accepted and TABOR will now go to Maine voters.
TABOR limits the state's budget to a formula based on population plus inflation.
The lawyer who outed Deep Throat will give a lecture at USM this month aptly titled "Bring Down a President and You'll Need a Good Lawyer." John O'Connor represents the FBI's former deputy director W. Mark Felt (aka Deep Throat), who secretly leaked information leading to the Watergate scandal to Washington Post reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein during the early 1970s.
WGME 13 reports that the Christian Civic League of Maine, whose infamous leader Michael Heath has for years led the charge against all things straying from his interpretation of the Bible, is calling for a boycott of the upcoming movie "The Da Vinci Code," which will hit theaters around the country and here in Portland on May 19th.