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==Support==
 
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* The [http://www.mpbn.net/News/MaineNewsArchive/tabid/181/ctl/ViewItem/mid/3475/ItemId/24205/Default.aspx Maine Chamber of Commerce] is in favor of the measure.
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==Opposition==
 
==Opposition==
 
* The [http://www.onlinesentinel.com/news/mid-maine-chamber-of-commerce-election-oppose-bond-ballot.html The Mid Maine Chamber of Commerce] stated opposition to the measure.
 
* The [http://www.onlinesentinel.com/news/mid-maine-chamber-of-commerce-election-oppose-bond-ballot.html The Mid Maine Chamber of Commerce] stated opposition to the measure.

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Water and Sewer Bond Question
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Type:legislatively-referred state statute
Referred by:Maine Legislature
Topic:Bond issues
Status:On the ballot
The Maine Water and Sewer Bond Question 2 will appear on the November 6, 2012 ballot in the state of Maine as a legislatively-referred state statute. The measure would allow for a bond for water and sewer projects in the state. The measure is one of two water and sewage bond measures that are being proposed for the ballot.[1]

The proposal was sent to the ballot during the week of May 17, 2012 as a part of four bond issues that were placed up for a statewide public vote.

Text of the measure

Ballot language

The following is the ballot language that will appear before voters:[2]

Do you favor a $7,925,000 bond issue to be expended over 2 years for revolving loan funds for drinking water systems and for wastewater treatment facilities, which will make the State eligible to secure $39,625,000 in federal grants?[3]

Support

Opposition

Path to the ballot

The Maine Legislature passed the measure during May 2012, sending it to the governor for either approval for the ballot or veto. The measure was reviewed and sent to the ballot.[1]

See also

External links

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 WMTW.com, "Lawmakers pass 5 bond proposals", May 17, 2012
  2. Maine Elections division, "November 6, 2012 - Referendum Election", Retrieved September 26, 2012
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.