Portland Press Herald
| by Marina Villeneuve

Sandy Maisel, the Goldfarb Family Distinguished Professor of American Government, was quoted in the Feb. 17 Portland Press Herald article “Maine governor looks ahead after turbulent LePage era” that compares the style of Maine’s Governor Janet Mills to her predecessor, “viewed by critics as a blabbermouth and bully systematically shifted the course of state government to the right with a take-no-prisoner style.” Mills is undoing this legacy. “The general sense in the state is that people are breathing a sigh of relief that you don’t have to worry about what the governor is going to say next,” Maisel, told the Press Herald. “We might not agree with everything that was said, but at least she’s not embarrassing us.”

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