Baldacci spokesman Lee Umphrey said the governor was still reviewing the letter, but in general heâ€™s opposed to the idea of a water extraction fee.
"He recognizes the importance of Poland Spring as a company in Maine and doesnâ€™t want to jeopardize their ability to do business and provide employment for hundreds of Maine people," said Umphrey.
[quote="Naran"]How do you know that? Are you sure he and his minions aren't involved somewhere in this?[/quote]
If they had been involved, they would have got the signatures to get the issue on the ballot.
Perhaps. I may be blinded by my belief he never met a tax he didn't like.
In this case it was reguation he liked....the tax would have been politically unviable. He sumbitted legislation to study the problem.....