Wayne R. Jortner et al. v. Secretary of State

(Wording of ballot question for citizen initiative entitled “An Act to Create the Pine Tree Power Company, a Nonprofit, Customer-owned Utility.”)

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Case Name:
Wayne R. Jortner et al. v. Secretary of State et al.

Law Court Docket Number: 

April 10, 2023: Decision of the Law Court - 2023 ME 25

Non-Confidential Filings and Orders:

Counsel of record:

  • For the Secretary of State:
    Paul E. Suitter, Esq.
    Jonathan R. Bolton, Esq.
    Office of the Attorney General
    6 State House Station
    Augusta ME 04333-0006
    (207) 626-8800

  • For Wayne R. Jortner, Richard Bennett, John Clark, and Nicole Grohoski:
    Peter L. Murray, Esq.
    Sean Turley, Esq.
    Murray, Plumb & Murray
    PO Box 9785
    Portland ME 04104-5085
    (207) 773-5651


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