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LePage to speak in secret to miners, highway contractors #mepolitics

Republican Governor Paul LePage will speak to the Maine Aggregate Association this evening - that's the group representing Maine's gravel and rock industries. But the public won't be allowed to hear his comments.

 

Despite LePage's pushing of an East-West highway, and his recent relaxation of mining regulations, an official announcement was issued Monday from the governor's office specifying that the speech will be off-limits to media coverage.

 

Which leads us to wonder what he's going to say to the representatives of corporate interests who must be among his biggest fans. Here's the official announcement:

 

Public Events for the Week of April 22, 2012

Correction: The Maine Aggregate Association's Annual Membership Meeting & Banquet on Wednesday, April 25 is not open to the media. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

6:00 p.m.

Maine Aggregate Association's Annual Membership Meeting & Banquet

Location: Italian Heritage Center, 40 Westland Avenue, Portland

Background

Maine Aggregate Association is a state-wide member based group of businesses and individuals involved with the gravel and rock industries. MAA operates to ensure the regulatory requirements remain practical for the industry while protecting the environment. Governor LePage will deliver the keynote address.

 

 

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