Petitions to replace CMP, Versant with consumer-owned utility certified

“Our affiliated unions work every day to build and grow Maine and its middle class,” Jason Shedlock, council president, said in a statement. “We heard all sides of the issue. We appreciated a thoughtful and lively debate. But in the end, there was little doubt that the proposed takeover of our power grid would not only cost Maine taxpayers $13.5 billion but also functionally cost workers their voice on the job.”

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