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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:
Anthony advances measure to incentivize inmates who earn degrees, by @ Mon, 20 Apr 2015 23:29:00 -0000
New heroin pilot program in Champaign County, by David Stage @ Mon, 20 Apr 2015 21:28:00 -0000
New chief taking action to reform state prison system, by Kurt Erickson @ Mon, 20 Apr 2015 19:24:00 -0000
Oklahoma 'Thrill Killer' Gets Life In Prison, by @ Mon, 20 Apr 2015 18:23:00 -0000
Florida private prison vendors could face new scrutiny, by Mary Ellen Klas @ Mon, 20 Apr 2015 16:23:00 -0000
Elkhart County Corrections Officer killed in motorcycle accident, by Eric Bellinger @ Mon, 20 Apr 2015 15:22:00 -0000
Grandfather of child abuse victim dies in prison in Lexington, Oklahoma, by @ Mon, 20 Apr 2015 14:20:00 -0000
Prison deaths are on the rise across the United States, by @ Mon, 20 Apr 2015 13:18:00 -0000
Puppies for Parole marks 3,000th dog adopted, by Jim Salter @ Mon, 20 Apr 2015 13:15:00 -0000
Oregon prison opens new veterans unit, by John Funk @ Mon, 20 Apr 2015 13:14:00 -0000

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