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State to offer early retirement deals; layoffs may follow
Baker to start by offering enhanced-pension deals, hopes for 4,500 takers Facing the prospect of a daunting state budget gap, Governor Charlie Baker will file legislation this week aimed at enticing thousands of state employees to retire early. But if the move does not generate the expected savings, workers will be laid off, a top official said Sunday. Read More...
STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, FEB. 3, 2015.....The Baker administration on Tuesday offered a budget-balancing plan that leans on $254 million in new revenue and $514 million in spending reductions to address a $768 million midyear state budget deficit. Read More...
Jail Authority Discusses Future of State Board of Corrections
The Lincoln and Sagadahoc Multicounty Jail Authority Board of Directors discussed the future of the Maine Board of Corrections and how it affects Two Bridges Regional Jail during a board meeting Jan. 14. Read More...
Maine Board of Corrections seeks emergency funds to keep jails operating
The board's executive director says it doesn't have authority to spend the money because of vacant seats that Gov. Paul LePage has refused to fill. AUGUSTA — Members of the depleted Maine Board of Corrections appealed to state lawmakers Tuesday for a $2.5 million emergency spending bill they say is needed to avoid furloughing inmates. Read More... News Headlines:
Steep Costs of Inmate Phone Calls Are Under Scrutiny, by Timothy Williams @ Mon, 30 Mar 2015 19:46:00 -0000
As death row runs out of room, Brown eyes space of those newly sprung , by Paige St. John @ Mon, 30 Mar 2015 15:45:00 -0000
Parole Walked Back for Inmate, by @ Mon, 30 Mar 2015 13:42:00 -0000
Inmates to butchers: Bill would develop meat processing training program, by @ Mon, 30 Mar 2015 13:41:00 -0000
Tenn. may not have chemicals it needs for executions, by Stacey Barchenger @ Mon, 30 Mar 2015 13:40:00 -0000
State launching pilot program to get discharged inmates clean of heroin, by Ben Allen @ Mon, 30 Mar 2015 13:39:00 -0000
Inmate discovered dead in cell, by @ Mon, 30 Mar 2015 13:38:00 -0000
Growing prison program makes "big impact" on domestic violence, by Jade DeGood @ Mon, 30 Mar 2015 13:36:00 -0000
Officials identify Larch inmate who died of apparent suicide, by Stevie Mathieu @ Mon, 30 Mar 2015 13:35:00 -0000
Detention center expands house arrest program to save money, by Ben Botkin @ Mon, 30 Mar 2015 13:34:00 -0000

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