At a press conference this afternoon, flanked by local economic bigwigs and creative economy gurus, Mayor Michael Brennan announced the roll-out of the economic development plan he touted on the campaign trail. The major initiatives are derived from the city's Economic Development Vision and Plan, which was adopted by the city council last year.
Look, we know Maine senators Olympia Snowe and Susan Collins only appear moderates by contrast with their rabid, attack-dog, mama-grizzly Republican coreligionists (I've reported on that before). But seriously, Olympia and Susan? Opposing Obama's tax plan because it cuts taxes for 95-percent-plus of Americans, but lets tax breaks expire for people making over $250,000 a year?