Democrats Respond To LePage 

Shortly after Governor LePage left the stage, democratic leaders met with reporters to give their thoughts on his inaugural address.Representative Emily Cain of Orono says the speech was full of rhetoric and reminded her of a campaign speech.Cain says she and the democrats, are waiting to hear specifics from LePage on what exactly he plans to cut.Cain says the democratic leadership in Augusta is ready to work with the new governor but they don’t want Maine to move backward. “We’re ready to get to work,” Cain told reporters. “We’re ready to hear what the actual policies are that are going to be proposed. What they look like. Why they’re being proposed. So we can actually start to look at where there is common ground and where there are differences.”When asked about LePage’s remarks about reforming welfare, cain says people who need those services should get them.She added Mainer’s shouldn’t be kicked off of services because it sounds good to say.