Statement of Governor LePage on Alexander Group Contract

May 23, 2014

For Immediate Release: Friday, May 23, 2014
Contact: Adrienne Bennett, Press Secretary, 207-287-2531

AUGUSTA – Governor Paul R. LePage released the following statement today regarding information received that the Alexander Group report has additional items of plagiarism:

“I am gravely concerned about these accusations and we will get to the bottom of it. Upon learning of this information today, we have taken immediate action and suspended all payments to the Alexander Group. We will continue to look into these accusations and will take further action, including termination of the contract, if warranted.”