April 07, 2020

Women’s groups slate free debate on TABOR

ELLSWORTH – The Ellsworth Business and Professional Women and the Hancock County American Association of University Women will co-sponsor a public forum on TABOR. The debate will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 26, in the Ellsworth City Hall auditorium. It is free and open to the public.

Tom Zimmerman of the Citizen’s Alliance of Maine will speak in favor of TABOR. Speaking against TABOR will be Nancy Kelleher, the state director of Advocacy for AARP of Maine. Each speaker will read a 10-minute statement supporting their positions, which will be followed by a three-minute rebuttal by the opposing speaker.

Sue Sokol of BPW will serve as moderator for the debate and Sandra Carter of BPW will be timekeeper. After the debate, written questions will be taken from the audience.

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