|Lawmakers back bill to add $1 million to expand broadband|
Kennebec Journal - 2/2/2016.Rural Mainers and businesses struggling with slow or nonexistent Internet access could benefit from a bill that will send an additional $1 million to the state agency that oversees broadband expansion.
|Maine: Cultivating Hemp for Fiber, Food, Fuel, Moving Forward|
Hemp News - 2/1/2016. By Michael Bachara - Because of hemp's value as a cash crop, states such as Maine have turned to hemp to help farmers prosper. The state is one of the most recent to join the nationwide effort to research hemp farming, which gained momentum when the federal government eased restrictions with the 2014 Farm Bill.