Bond Rallies Planned for Wednesday 

On Wednesday, June 2nd, supporters of the four bond issues that are on next Tuesday’s ballot will have their say as they hold news conferences in Portland, Orono, and Houlton.Advocates said the $108,000,000 sought for public works projects ranging from highways to wind-power development and historic structures would provide immediate and long-term economic benefits. Business and community leaders will speak at the news conferences.Supporters also said the bonds would attract an additional $97,000,000 in matching money.Opponents said the state should not take on any more long-term debts while it struggles to recover from the recession and faces other debts.