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James McCarthy

Digital Editor
207-761-8379 ext.323
James McCarthy, Mainebiz’s digital editor, has been a journalist for more than 30 years. For more than four years he was Mainebiz’s senior writer, reporting on business topics ranging from the Affordable Care Act to workplace safety, in locales extending from Presque Isle to York. In his spare time, he enjoys hiking, photography, gardening and paddling the rivers that flow into Merrymeeting Bay. He and his wife live in Brunswick.

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Maine Hospital Assoc urges Pingree, Poliquin to vote 'no' on ACA replacement bill

With a showdown vote scheduled later today in the U.S. House of Representatives on Republican legislation to repeal and replace the Affordable Care...

LePage's budget proposal cuts funding for three 'incubator' programs

Three incubator programs within the Applied Technology Development Center system are slated to be “zeroed out” in Gov. Paul LePage's $6.8...

U.S. Department of Labor extends fiduciary rule implementation date

The U.S. Department of Labor is proposing an extension of the applicability dates of the fiduciary rule and related exemptions...

Thinking strategically: Melissa Smith helps spur WEX to $1B milestone

WEX President and CEO Melissa Smith has presided over an impressive trajectory of yearly growth in the past four years, from $717.5 million in...

House GOP health bill would add 24 million uninsured, save $337 billion

Maine U.S. Sens. Susan Collins and Angus King both voiced concern over the Congressional Budget Office's conclusion that the House Republican plan to...

Collins, King push bill to accelerate R&D of building with wood

Legislation backed by U.S. Sens. Susan Collins and Angus King calls for accelerated research and development of using new wood technologies, such as...

Topsham firm first in midcoast to benefit from expanded HUBZone rules

Northern Pride Communications Inc., a telecommunications tower-service firm based in Topsham, is the first company in the midcoast region to receive...

High court rules against Shaw's in age discrimination suit

Maine's highest court ruled Tuesday against Shaw's Supermarkets in an age-discrimination case that could have implications for other employers in the...

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