Judge upholds labor mural removal
Gov. Paul LePage’s decision to remove a mural from the Department of Labor building was protected as government speech, a federal judge ruled Friday. U.S. District Judge John Woodcock Jr. said the state was allowed to take down the mural because it owns the artwork.
Besides finding in favor of LePage and members of his administration, Woodcock also dismissed two counts of an amended complaint filed by the plaintiffs, according to the