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Agree to Disagree

  • Published
    May 19, 2015

    Strimling & Harriman: Welfare and junk food

    Ethan Strimling and Phil Harriman discuss the proposal to ban welfare recipients from using food stamps to buy junk food.

  • Published
    May 7, 2015

    Strimling & Harriman: Eliminating the income tax

    Ethan Strimling and Phil Harriman discuss Gov. LePage's proposed constitutional amendment to eliminate the income tax.

  • Published
    April 9, 2015

    Strimling & Harriman: Welfare reform in Maine

    Political analysts Ethan Strimling and Phil Harriman discuss Gov. LePage's plan for changes in our state.

  • Published
    March 11, 2015

    Strimling & Harriman on Portland’s homeless shelter troubles

    State and local officials need to find new ways to address chronic homelessness, say Press Herald political analysts Ethan Strimling and Phil Harriman.

  • Published
    March 7, 2015

    Strimling & Harriman: Emily Cain’s next campaign

    Democract Emily Cain has already announced she's running again for congress – against Republican Bruce Poliquin in 2016. But, ask Press Herald political analysts Ethan Strimlng and Phil Harriman, will this work?

  • Published
    March 2, 2015

    Strimling & Harriman: Money in the bank

    Ethan Strimling and Phil Harriman discuss the debate between Augusta and the City of Portland over its General Assistance program.

  • Published
    December 24, 2014

    Strimling & Harriman: Rules for local lobbying

    Lobbyists are busy at the municipal level working to influence votes. And they should be required to disclose who they are working for, say Press Herald political analysts Ethan Strimling, a Democrat, and Phil Harriman, a Republican.

  • Published
    August 13, 2014

    Strimling & Harriman: What do the governors race TV ads really say?

    Gov. Paul LePage and Democratic challenger Mike Michaud deliver sharply contrasting, but overall positive, messages in their first round of TV ads, say Press Herald analysts Ethan Strimling and Phil Harriman.

  • Published
    July 15, 2014

    Strimling & Harriman: Gov. Paul LePage goes on the offensive

    Press Herald political analysts and former state senators Ethan Strimling and Phil Harriman discuss the governor's campaign moves in the wake of the criticism he received over his remarks about Social Security, Medicare and welfare.

  • Published
    June 23, 2014

    Agree to Disagree

    Political analysts and former state senators Ethan Strimling and Phil Harriman discuss politicians' marching in Portland's recent Pride parade. Their "Agree to Disagree" blog runs in the Press Herald and Maine Sunday Telegram.

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