Labor Mural Headed to Portland?
The state labor department mural ordered off the walls by Gov. Paul LePage appears to be headed to Portland City Hall.
Rep. Ben Chipman, I-Portland, said the governor's office has approved his proposal to put the mural in Portland City Hall. The city council will have to hold a public hearing and accept the mural on loan, he said. Read more at the Morning Sentinel.
Meanwhile, hundreds of people packed the hallways of the Labor Department building Friday afternoon to express outrage at Gov. Paul LePage's plans to remove a mural depicting labor history. Read more at the Portland Press Herald.