Category Archives: History and Politics

There are no national monuments in Maine. Would Obama defy LePage to create one?

Maine Gov. Paul LePage sent letters to President Barack Obama and members of the state’s congressional delegation to express his opposition to any efforts to designate certain Gulf of Maine and forest areas as national monuments. In question are an undersea mountain range named Cashes Ledge and its environs, which conservationists consider a crucial refuge for the […]